”Fortunately, FSA does not stand for Food Standards Agency or we would have all been poisoned a long time ago.” – Carpetbagger David Stonebanks in an email to Standard Life policyholders.
”With-profits is like a condom. It offers less protection than you think and gets in the way of the key objective.” – Syndaxi director Robert Reid, speaking at a Selestia with-profits debate.
”Some people give up alcohol for January, I just gave up lewd jokes.” – Defaqto group commercial director Mark Hayes-Newington.
”I'm a lot better looking than him so you might want to take my picture.” – Inter-Alliance chief executive Keith Carby on posing for the cameras with Berkeley Berry Birch Cliff Lockyer ”I look a bit like a Desmond.” – Polhill PR Despina 'Des' Constantinides.
”We don't lie in this profession.” – Quill PR David Butcher.
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