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“Divorce is a huge opportunity.” – Skipton CEO John Goodfellow.

Did he cut it himself? Lifesearchs Linda Tyson raises the question on everyones mind with regard to MM editors latest haircut.

“Oh, I’ve forgotten his name.” West Brom’s Roger Smith getting his presentation off to a flying start.

“I would like to open up a chain of brothels but wouldn’t because it’s not legal.” Skipton CEO John Goodfellow.

“Excuse me, do you have anything with which I can tie myself to my friend?” Yorkshire Building Society’s Tanya Jackson preparing for a three-legged fun run apparently.

“More customers are aware of the magnetic polarity of the earth than they are of depolarisation. Legal & General group director (product and corporate) John Pollock laments the consumer knowledge gap.


Aifa’s view – David Severn

Looking back at the 1999 report establishing Aifa, it is interesting to note the enthusiasm and optimism about the extent to which technological developments were thought likely to revolutionise the way that people do business.

NAB to close 20 per cent of its branch network

National Australia Bank is controversially closing over 20 per cent of its UK branch network, with victims being announced tomorrow.The owner of the Clydesdale and Yorkshire banks will announce the closures tomorrow, which will see over 50 communities losing their only banking outlet.This is the biggest branch cull of its kind since Barclays axed 10 […]

Sunny side

Not content with enlightening us about the delights of the Hainault Sunrise, a new cocktail based on the unique and beautiful colouring of the Essex dawn, those kindly folk at Polhill have sent the Diary all the ingredients to make said tipple – vodka, bacardi, grenadine, orange juice, a dash of sugar and a twist of lemon.


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