Out of Context

“I was tied up but I phoned you as soon as I was untied.”

Baronworth Investment director Colin Jackson gets himself out of a tangle to speak to an MM hack.

“This is the first time I’ve seen you wearing trousers.”

The Platforum managing director Holly Mackay is surprised to see Money Marketing columnist Robert Reid without his trademark kilt.

“It was not a good moment for supervision.”

Standard Chartered Bank chief executive Peter Sands makes the understatement of the year at a Treasury select committee hearing, talking about the FSA’s role in the failure of RBS.