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Standard Life rebel shareholders fail to make board

Rebel shareholder Michael Hogan failed to secure a berth on the Standard Life board with the incumbents enjoying a clean sweep.

Fellow rebel David Stonebanks, standing on a pro-demutualisation ticket, also failed, but succeeded in taking votes away from Hogan- his stated aim.

The results of the vote were revealed at Standard’s AGM and a relief for the insurer as it prepares for flotation.


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The magical and consistent performance of George Luckraft, formerly of ABN Amro and for the past two-and-a-half years with Framlington, continues to impress the industry.

Value of critical-illness cover

The critical-illness market is once again the subject of debate, with providers and distributors discussing its future and position in the sales process.

Health Solutions on the menu

Health solutions is Norwich Union’s latest private medical insurance plan for individuals and families.


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