The party goes on for Pelham Bell Pottinger

300 guests, including many of the City’s key players, enjoyed the annual party of public relations group Pelham Bell Pottinger despite the rain the other evening.

Guests included one-time Vodafone chief executive Chris Gent (now chairman of GlaxoSmithKline), Centrica’s Sam Laidlaw, Paul Baker of Morgan Stanley, Andrew Osborne, formerly of Bank of America Merrill Lynch and former M&S chairman Stuart Rose. The party was held at Lancaster House, close to Buckingham Palace.