Dressing for success?
Women have had to forge their own identity at work but still face issues based on their appearance.
City of London bankers and executives at the annual Lord Mayor’s dinner in Mansion House, 2018.
My research suggests City firms’ efforts to deliver more equal representation at the top have not worked because they were never meant to.
Relaxing some banking rules could affect the stability of the UK’s financial sector, largely based in the City of London.
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New green finance measures aside, UK chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s Edinburgh reforms look like history repeating itself.
Research suggests that big bonuses encourage big risks.
Potential government measures to help more people get on the housing ladder are unlikely to help first-time buyers.
Government moves to encourage longer and larger home loans won’t address housing affordability in the UK
B is for bank restrictions.
NatWest and HSBC are restricting customers in their crypto-dealings.
Life below zero.
UK banks have been given six months to prepare for rates going below zero.
Contactless payments may be convenient – but they also make it easier to overspend.
Trust has been broken, and will not be easily fixed.
Challenger banks are built on the latest tech.
Challenger banks are on the rise but they need to prove themselves to be trustworthy to survive – and profit.
With a bit of government backing, alternative finance can give us control over our money and help kickstart the ‘real economy’.
Customers need to switch it up.
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A common cry from regulators is that customers must shop around for the best deal – but households rarely look for a better banking deal.
With home-made sleight-of-hand, it’s possible that the cardholder may buy more than they bargained for.
A loophole in a change to contactless card to prevent fraud had this security sleuth on the case.
Commonwealth Bank chief executive Ian Narev speaks at a press conference after the bank’s half year results announcement.
The Commonwealth Bank’s half year results suggest Australian banks are doing well despite the turbulence affecting banks internationally, however they may not be totally immune.
The Co-op Bank faces an uphill struggle to win back credibility with the regulator, with investors, and, crucially, with customers.
Labour reforms won’t cast much of a shadow in the City.
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Given the scandals, bonus increases and plummeting lending to small and medium-sized British businesses, reform of the banking system is likely to be a hot topic in the run-up to the general election…
Damn, forgot my PIN.
It came as no great surprise when David Thorburn announced this week that he was stepping down as chief executive of the troubled Clydesdale and Yorkshire banks. Having joined Clydesdale in the 1970s as…
Yes I definitely do want a receipt for this transaction.
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Regulators in the UK and US are fining five high street banks for attempting to manipulate foreign exchange rates. Together they have been told to pay £2 billion in compensation following a year-long investigation…