Translation into plain English You're fired
Perpetrator Antony Jenkins, Barclays
Usage example "I want to de-layer the organisation – creating a closer day-to-day relationship and clearer line of sight for myself into the business."
Lucy’s commentary This was what Antony Jenkins, Barclays CEO, said about the “resignation” of Rich Ricci, Bob Diamond’s wonderfully named right-hand man. I love the implication that Ricci was somehow obscuring the new CEO’s view.