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“If no one is on top of me, whipping me, I won’t do anything.”

Abbey PR David Stewart

“I’d probably go to New Zealand before Australia simply because it’s closer.”

Stewart confuses New Zealand with Indonesia

“The press is a soldier of fortune and the Mail is to the adviser what the Waffen SS was to our troops at Dunkirk – very hard-hitting.”

Simon Mansell from law firm Temple Bar with a historical take on an MM reporter’s move to the Mail

“If it was based on mental age, I’d still have about 40 years left before I could retire.”

FSA PR Robin Gordon Walker on future pension plans

“The only problem we have now is finding somewhere to park all the helicopters.”

Hargreaves Lansdown’s Tom McPhail


German president signs off Reits

The German president has approved the G-Reit law, a move welcomed by the UK industry. Reita, the UK promotional body for Reits, says the news follows ratification from the German parliament in March this year. It says as this last hurdle has been taken and the law will be effective retro-actively from January 1, 2007.Reita […]

Altmann welcomes Lords vote

Pensions consultant Ros Altmann has welcomed this week’s House of Lords vote on the Pensions Bill, saying victims now look more likely to be eligible for 90 per cent minimum protection.

Rock rolls in as UK’s second biggest lender

Northern Rock has leapfrogged Abbey and Lloyds TSB to become the second-biggest lender in terms of gross mortgage lending, Money Marketing can reveal.The Council of Mortgage Lenders’ preliminary results for the top 30 biggest lenders in 2006 show Northern Rock has gone from fourth position to second. The lender’s market share has grown from 8 […]

BM Solutions appoints four BDMs

BM Solutions has appointed four new business development managers.Iain Lindsay and Ian Mennie will be covering Scotland where they have most recently been representing Mortgage Express and Blemain Group respectively. Emma Millington, who has been at Halifax Bank of Scotland for 16 years, joins the Northern team and the latest addition to the Southern region, […]

Great expectations for Japan

By James Dowey, Chief Economist and CIO Turnaround stories are an investor’s best friend. If successful, they prompt a widespread and possibly radical re-evaluation of the fair value of the associated assets. If one is brave enough to re-evaluate early on in the process then the returns can be very large. For over two decades […]


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