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The perks of commercial finance

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Ian J, Apr 28, 2005.

  1. Ian J

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    I am a commercial finance broker in a fairly specialist field and we are coming up to the time of year when the banks and finance companies that I deal with turn their thoughts to corporate hospitality.

    Next Wednesday all of the great and good in our business will be at Chester races and I am being treated to lunch in a Chester restaurant and afterwards in the finance company's corporate box.

    In June I will be in the box of a different finance company for an evening of racing at Windsor and later that same week in Bristol for the one day international between England and Australia with a third company.

    In August I have been invited to the opening day of the England Australia Test at Edgbaston with the probability of an invite to the Oval Test too.

    It's still only April and many companies haven't started issuing invites yet so it looks like I could be quite busy this summer.

    Life can be very tough at times :D
     
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    My boss owns a box at Lansdown Road & Murray Field - unfortuantly no matter how much we hint that it would be good team building for a social at either to watch the rugby he has never taken the bait.

    Obviously being in the financial sector as something other than a broker is the wrong side of the fence to be on.
     
  3. mrmcdean

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    I work for an IFA, great guy but I cant remember the last time he or any of the companies we work with took me to a cricket game although we did get a box of biscuits last year :clap: .

    Got any jobs going ???????
     
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    I heard they were giving away tickets to this series whitewash, desperate to get at least a couple of delusional English fans to attend. :D
     
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    My best freebie was a limo from home to a box at wembley to see England v Scotland at Euro 96 - great to see that Gazza goal and had a nice lunch with Trevor McDonald !
     
  6. Ian J

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    I wonder if they would be the same delusional fans who watched England wipe the floor with your lot in the Winter :rotfl:
     
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    Are you suggesting that a win over SA in the Test series, but a thrashing by us in the One Dayers is a good warm-up for the Aussies? :hiya:

    Better start praying for rain Ian. :oops:
     
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    Don't get freebies very often but last one was a trip to the Worthy Cup Final.....fab day out but unfortunately my team lost :mad:
     

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