Ageing men on motorcycles at Lloyd's? Well, the institution is used to them. Famously, or infamously, Lloyd's former chief executive Peter Middleton would arrive each day on his vintage Triumph.

Now is seems Cox Retail chief executive Neil Utley may grace the front doors of One Lime Street on his newly-purchased Harley Davidson. Cox's results last week were boosted by 15% due mostly to the mid-life crisis brigade trying to recapture their youth by buying Harleys and power bikes.