”I am half-Scottish and have a Scottish dog.” – Skandia head of product marketing Peter Jordan on moving to Edinburgh to work for Scottish Widows.
”No, I think that might be over-ramping the story.” – Former MM news reporter James Moore says something no one ever thought he would say.
”It depends on how deep you want to penetrate.” – Aegon director of corporate development Laurie Edmans on adjusting the cap.
”I must congratulate the ABI on organising this first annual conference just in time while the industry still exists.” – FSA chairman Howard Davies.
”We aren't getting a floating moat to stop flooding, we're getting a floating sausage.” – ABI spokesman Malcolm Tarling.
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