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“See, she even gets her good looks from me.”

TMP head of distribution Alan Easter on his daughter Kate.

“All of needs is the sports headlines and some weather and you could have your own cable channel.”

CBK’s Peter Chadborn comments on MoneyMarketing TV

“I must say that when her number appears along the bottom, I thought for one second that it was a charity appeal.”

LifeSearch’s Kevin Carr on MMTV

“Hope you don’t mind I gatecrashed but I did bring you a random selection of presents.”

Lansons PR Emma Wylie justifies her arrival at an MM hack’s birthday celebration


Base rate back to 5% in year, predicts B&B

Bradford & Bingley head of strategy and planning Peter Charles believes the base rate could fall back to 5 per cent within a year.Charles says there could be a further 25 basis point rise in March or April but that the economic environment could allow the base rate to return to 5 per cent by […]

IT glitch hits brokers using Nationwide’s new platform

Nationwide has pledged to rectify a technical glitch that means brokers using the latest Microsoft web browser are unable to access its new trading platform.It admits that its platform, shared by subsidiary UCB, is not available to brokers using Internet Explorer 7.Nationwide launched the platform last month to speed up broker transactions after heralding the […]

Record £13.5bn inflows for M&G

M&G saw record gross inflows of £13.5bn last year, up by 70 per cent on 2005. Retail fund inflows rose by 75 per cent to £6.7bn, supported by strong performance across its UK equity and property funds.

Pru extends serious-illness plan after test

Prudential is withdrawing its old critical-illness plan and offering a new flexible protection plan to the whole of market.The flexible plan was launched last summer as a pilot for 1,000 advisers and 2,500 policies have been sold so far.The product covers 140 serious conditions and offers tiered benefits based on the severity of a policyholder’s […]


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