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Market insiders say that, despite a general trend away from lunchtime drinking elsewhere in the City, it is still popular in the insurance world. “It still goes on more than you might expect. There is still a short hours and long lunch culture in some places and there are stories of brokers sitting in pubs handing out contracts like Jabba the Hutt,” said one person close to the insurance market.– Lloyd’s of London bans alcohol during work hours, FT Thought

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Market insiders say that, despite a general trend away from lunchtime drinking elsewhere in the City, it is still popular in the insurance world. “It still goes on more than you might expect. There is still a short hours and long lunch culture in some places and there are stories of brokers sitting in pubs handing out contracts like Jabba the Hutt,” said one person close to the insurance market.

Lloyd’s of London bans alcohol during work hours, FT

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