”We want to be the Dyson of the hoover world but we're not reinventing the wheel here.” – Bloomsbury Financial Planning managing director Jason Butler.
”He just wants an excuse to get more highlights in his hair.” – Norwich Union PR Rob Pell on boss James Evans organising a Duran Duran concert invite.
”My two vice-chairmen have both been chairmen already so I won't have to do any work this year.” – Sofa chairman Nick Bamford about Robert Reid and Brian Steeples.
”I've got MBAs hanging out of my ears.” – WPA director of corporate business Adrian Humphries.
”We have had a collection for him at the desk in reception.” – Hargreaves Lansdown's Tom McPhail on MM's revelations of boss Peter Hargreaves' £1m pay cut.
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