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“It seems it’s only good for middle-aged cider drinkers who renovate churches in their spare time. I nodded off halfway through.” – IFA on the Budget.

“I’ve lost my husband. I think he was last seen in the beer tent rolling around in his money.” – Britannia Building Society consumer pr manager Lise Bulloch after husband had a big win at Cheltenham races .

I am the Lex Luthor of public relations. Have you met my Superman? – Mainland’s Andrew Appleyard about Sesame’s Richard Wheat.

“Oh dear. I am slowly metamorphosing into Ray Boulger.” – Charcol product development manager Elliot Nathan spouts mortgage figures.

“What did I do this weekend? I had a fight with a coconut plant … and won.” – Scottish Widows protection marketing director Nick Kirwan.


FSA cuts paper rule for funds

Managers of authorised schemes operating under the FSA’s collective investment scheme sourcebook will no longer have to publish unit prices in a national newspaper from April.

Tried and trustee

Our client approached us, having been asked by her mother’s financial adviser to act as a trustee for a gift & loan inheritance tax scheme. She asked what responsibilities she would be taking on and whether she could agree and leave everything to her mother’s adviser.

Providers are stopping us doing business

We decided to remain truly independent and offer a choice to our customers to pay us for our genuine advice through commission or fees.


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