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“Have you seen the auto-enrolment rap?”

A DWP press officer explains to an MM hack why the Government is down with the kids.

“I’m not really sure why I’ve been invited.”

Evolve Financial Planning director Jason Witcombe doubts himself as he networks with the great and the good of financial services at the annual Lansons party.

“It’s an anagram of scampi.”

Wealth Management Association chair Tim Ingram explains the real reason it has changed its name from Apcims.

“I’m aghast at how much I don’t know”

Former work and pensions committee chair and LibDem peer Lord Kirkwood offers his views on financial services.

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