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Mole was tickled by the following joke, sent in by industry guru Ray Boulger.

Four doctors meet. The Israeli doctor says: “My country is so advanced we can take a kidney out of one person, put it in another and have them looking for work in six weeks.”

The Swedish doctor says: “So what? We can take a lung out of one person, put it in another and have them looking for work in four weeks.”

The Russian doctor says: “Well, we can take half a heart from one person, put it in a second person and have them both looking for work in two weeks.”

Not to be outdone, the English doctor chips in: “That’s nothing. We can take two arseholes out of Scotland, put them in Downing Street and have half the country looking for work in 24 hours.”


L&G offers mortgage related protection framework

Legal & General is deploying a new sales analysis framework, intended to help advisers identify where they need to focus to increase their effectiveness when selling protection.

Upgraded AVM from Experian and Rightmove

Experian and Rightmove have linked up to provide an upgraded Experian automated valuation model, enhanced with Rightmove’s data and technology.

Starter For 10 No Conferring…

One of my favourite sites at the moment apart from Twitter – I am now
following Richard Bacon & Stephen Fry, go figure – is the wonderful where you can go to ask questions about, well, all
things financial.

Recession uncovering valuer negligence says legal specialist

Companies selling properties from repossession could recover substantial losses from the valuers and solicitors who advised them, says law firm Optima Legal.The firm, which provides property, debt recovery, litigation and dispute resolution legal services to lenders and businesses across the UK, says the recession is revealing considerable levels of negligence from professional advisers. Philip Robinson, […]

Life cover for life

When someone mentions whole of life plans, most people will think of a niche product that serves as an inheritance tax planning tool for high-net-worth clients. And it’s really not surprising they’ve been pigeonholed in that waybecause before the arrival of RDR in 2013, that’s more or less exactly what they were. For advisers thinking […]


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