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Out of context: ‘Make sure you’re wearing your special pants’

“Make sure you’re wearing your special pants”

Fidelity press officer Steffi Ives does her best to excite MM hack Sam Brodbeck about the arrival of her latest press release

“It needs to be more touchy feely”

Apfa director general Chris Hannant has a strange criticism of the Pension Wise website

“You might want to take a holiday in April”

An FCA press officer advises regulation reporter Tessa Norman to take a break when the regulator partially shuts down during pre-election ‘purdah’

“We know we are going to have to build a car, but we are not quite sure what specifications that car has.”

A CII spokesman gets mechanical on building qualifications for unfinished pensions reforms

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