Barclays – more own goals from the bank we love to hate

Barclays committed two reputational faux pas last week, one of which was widely reported in the media, the other less so.

Bankers’ pay and bonuses are classic newspaper fodder. Twenty years ago, no journalist would have dreamed of writing a story that focused solely on the pay of a seni...

LIBOR, bankers and South Staffs – a tale of our times

RBS chairman Philip Hampton and chief executive Stephen Hester gave evidence to the Committee on Banking Standards recently.

MPs and Peers on the Joint Committee quizzed both men on the LIBOR scandal, after the Bank was fined £390m by regulators for its part in the systematic manipulati...