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“The sequins do chafe a bit.”
Aviva media relations manager David Gwyer on the perils of his new-found hobby of ice-skating.

“It quickly degenerated into a my Dad is bigger than your dad argument.”
Aegon head of corporate affairs Francis McGee sums up Labour and Tory squabbles over the Pada appointment of Tata Consultancy Services as the administrator of Nest.

“A big wheel is about to appear in the middle of the table and I’m going to stroke my cat.”
Standard Life head of estate planning Julie Hutchison re-enacting Dr Evil’s appearance in Austin Powers during a whisky-tasting session around a large boardroom table.

He’s been put in an octagonal cage.”
Hargreaves Lansdown’s Laith Khalaf explains why his colleague Nigel Callaghan no longer sits at the next desk.


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