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Industry hits a bum note

The Diary would like to know what has come over the industry lately. Why the sudden obsession with baring flesh?

Christmas spirit can go one step too far and the Diary is a little concerned at the bare-faced cheek of Clerical Medical and Bright Grey, whose respective revealing calendars have recently been doing the rounds.

Rumour has it that another calendar could be in the offing celebrating the talent of the mortgage industry. All the Diary can say is, keep &#39em on boys.


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