Anyone who has seen the film Being John Malkovich will know of the strange
goings-on that take place on the seventh-and-a-half floor, from where
people can enter a parallel universe.
Well, anyone who ever wondered what goes on behind the steel doors of the
inpenetrable and mysterious Standard Life will not be surprised to learn it
has a fourth-and-a-half floor.
Standard Life Investments is housed in the life office's old headquarters
in Edinburgh's George Street. New additions to the structure do not quite
tally with the original, meaning there are half floors. That explains