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•”My finger has seized up… It&#39s just too much for me” – The Bureaux managing director Peter Quinton on thumbing through the FSA&#39s menu consultation paper.

•”Hello, is that Clerical Minimal?” – Recent call taken by Clerical&#39s press team •”I&#39m pretty happy with where I am at the moment – as chief executive of a FTSE100 company I think I&#39m allowed to be.” – Bradford & Bingley chief executive Christopher Rodrigues just before leaving for Visa International in San Francisco.

•”PRs don&#39t really do anything. All we do is help people who do things meet each other.” – Neil Mainland of Mainland PR.

•”I used to have a body like Kylie&#39s, then I joined financial services and it went to hell.” – Lansons PR Laura Cronin.

•”I may be smarmy but I&#39m consistent.” – Quill PR Roddy Vaughan Thomas.

Any Out of Contexts or Diary stories? Send them to Diary editor Alison Bone, email: or tel: 0207 943 8037


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