Identity crisis

More from Bettelley’s bash, a night when the booze flowed faster than lenders repricing their deals. Jonathan Cornell got a welcome that was warm and slightly confused.

When the managing director of Hamptons Mortgages walked into Soho’s O Bar, Mortgagedistributor.co.uk editor Natalie Martin flung her arms towards the heavens as if greeting the messiah.

“Hurrah it’s Jonathan Burridge!” she exclaimed before realising she’d mistaken the Hamptons boss for the managing director if Quantum. Bless.