Adoboli might have learned how to hide his losses during a stint in the UBS back office before he became a trader.
Everyone—staff, stars, rookies, front office, back office—has to be in top form, at the top of their game.
There are back office people who track who wins by how many seconds.
But tales from the back office never make the headlines unless there is a screw-up.
And even among those keeping their headquarters in Gotham, many have shipped most of their back office operations elsewhere.
There was no sign of the thug, but Fats came out of his back office just as Gordon reached the little bar.
I closed the back office door quietly and went back to work.
After a certain period of the night with Amos in his back office, everything was a blank.
Mr. Wade,” he said, at last, “will you step into my back office with me a moment?
They're installing a 'phone now, and he will sleep on a cot in the back office.