Peter Hamilton has joined Zurich as protection management director. Joining from Friends Provident where he was head of protection marketing, he is responsible for managing and developing Zurich’s business protection proposition.
In a recent issue (Mortgage Strategy, November 7), Richard Griffiths stood on the shoulders of giants by quoting Benjamin Disraeli, no less. The original quotation went: “There are three types of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics.” But today, as politicians substitute spin for wit, he might have also added a fourth – press articles. […]
The FSA’s shift toward a principles-based approach to regulation makes sense of the big ideas that underpin the system and is therefore not something to be feared, says Bill Warren
Two of the four founding directors of Purely Mortgages, Colin Bell and Ian Giles, have left the firm. This leaves managing director Mark Chilton and IT director Neil Pritchard as the only original directors. The directors are rumoured to have agreed to a salary freeze in the summer. Chilton, chief executive officer at Purely Mortgages, […]
For more years than I care to admit I have endeavoured not to be known by friends or colleagues as either a prophet of doom or as one who wears rose tinted spectacles.
Kunal Desai, Head of Indian Equities at Neptune Investment Management India’s stockmarket rallied this week following news that the central bank was cutting interest rates more aggressively than expected. Commenting on the rate cuts and what this means for India’s economic growth, Kunal Desai notes that there were two important details in the announcement that have […]
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