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It seems the US work ethic was alive and well during the Christmas break. Not for US firms the luxury of a fortnight off work where the toughest decision to be made concerns which flavour of Quality Street to plump for.
No, in a report that would make pre-visitation Ebenezer Scrooge glow with approval, one partner at a US firm confided in Tulkinghorn that he had to spend his Caribbean holiday watching his family frolic on the beach while he was chained to his laptop in order to complete a deal over Christmas.
If that makes you weep - or feel smug for resisting the temptation of the Yankee dollar - then spare a thought for his poor assistant, who hired out a Cornish pub for a celebratory slap-up dinner, but instead spent 14 hours in the pub's office on the phone to clients. Ah, there's nothing like yuletide spirit to warm the cockles of your heart.