Diary: Doing a Wall before he's even started his new job

While Michael Wall was at Fallon, his charmingly flexible approach to his holiday allowance led to the coining of the phrase "doing a Wall". This was uttered when someone booked holiday, say for five days, and ended up having six or seven without adding the extras.

And it seems that Wall is up to his old tricks before he's even started as the chief executive of Lowe Worldwide. His start date has been pushed back twice and Lowe executives are confused. "It's causing tension ... People were hoping his arrival would be sooner rather than later," one told the Delaney Report. They'll learn.