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CBK principals Peter Chadborn and Andy Baker have taken the plunge to raise money for charity by skydiving from 10,000 feet.

After 30 seconds of free-falling, they parachuted down and landed intact 10 minutes later. Chadders has raised 851 for the NSPCC so far but is hopeful that the tighter sponsors among you will cough up more.

“Dave’s our internal restaurant guru, I can always ask him.”

NU’s Louise Soulsby on her colleague David Gwyer’s culinary expertise

“I had Alasdair Campbell on the sofa.”

BBC news 24 reader Kate Silverton at an industry awards ceremony

“I want some chippy chippy chips.”

A rival editor gets his dinner order in early

“There are some things I just do not want to know about our members.”

Bankhall’s David Golder as he unwittingly entered the hotel’s au naturel spa in Berlin.

“I bet you got to drink more Champagne at ours.”

Positive Solutions’ Daniel Harrison on a rival firm’s conference.

“I was going to suggest we just get a bottle of whisky and sack off the afternoon as it’s raining but it’s stopped now so we’d all best go back to work.”

Fundsnetwork’s Rob Fisher tries to skive off internal planning meeting

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