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What’s in a name?

Rumours of Standard Life policyholders banding together to fight the life office’s pending demutualisation has reminded the Diary of the importance of branding.

Gossip suggests that the collective’s working name is the Standard Life Action Group, with aggrieved policyholders seemingly oblivious to the rather unfortunate acronym.

The Diary has not been so (childishly) amused since it realised what Pointon York Sipp Solutions spells out.

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