The launch of PBS' London office gave its broker partners the opportunity to get to know the team.

Giving his speech at the official London office launch, managing director Dominic d'Inverno told brokers that the office was intended to be a "fun place to work".

To reinforce the point, staff have been subjected to the most embarrassing cruelty of having their caricatures printed on mouse mats to be circulated around the market.

By publishing the cartoon Backchat does not wish to cause further embarrassment, it merely intends to support the David Brent-style stunt.