Profits Down, Over 10,000 Jobs To Go - At Least Bonuses Are Up!

Profits Down, Over 10,000 Jobs To Go - At Least Bonuses Are Up!

11.02.2014
Barclays has revealed a 10% hike in its bonus pool to £2.4 billion for 2013 despite posting a 32% drop in underlying annual profits and...
Could It Take A Decade For You To Trust Barclays Again?

Could It Take A Decade For You To Trust Barclays Again?

Asa Bennett  31.12.2013
Barclays chief executive Antony Jenkins has admitted it could take as long as a decade for the bank to win back public trust after a string...
Woman Honoured Who Fought Bob Diamond's 'Obscene' Pay

Woman Honoured Who Fought Bob Diamond's 'Obscene' Pay

31.12.2013
A former Barclays director who fought against former chief executive Bob Diamond's "obscene" pay packet at the bank has been made a dame...
The 'Unacceptable Face Of Banking' Is Back

The 'Unacceptable Face Of Banking' Is Back

Asa Bennett  9.12.2013
Bob Diamond, the controversial ex-Barclays boss, is reportedly poised to make a dramatic City comeback in his first move since quitting...
Why Could Bankers Be Banned From Online Chat Rooms?

Why Could Bankers Be Banned From Online Chat Rooms?

Asa Bennett  11.11.2013
Big banks like the Royal Bank of Scotland, Barclays and JP Morgan could ban their traders from online chat rooms in order to limit any...
What Is Barclays Being Probed About NOW?

What Is Barclays Being Probed About NOW?

Asa Bennett  30.10.2013
Barclays revealed it had been pulled into a worldwide investigation into alleged manipulation of the £3 trillion-a-day foreign exchange...
Bob Diamond 'Set For UK Comeback'

Bob Diamond 'Set For UK Comeback'

Asa Bennett  1.10.2013
Aquis Exchange, a new European equity trading platform backed by former Barclays CEO Bob Diamond, will reportedly launch in London on November...
90% Thought Banks Were Well Run 1983

90% Thought Banks Were Well Run 1983

Asa Bennett  10.09.2013
British banks have collapsed over the last 30 years from being one of the most trusted institutions to something less than one in five...
Diamond's London Relaunch

Diamond's London Relaunch

Asa Bennett  20.08.2013
Bob Diamond, former chief executive of Barclays, could be reuniting with his onetime colleague Rich Ricci, who served as the head of Barclays'...
Where Have All The British Bankers Gone?

Where Have All The British Bankers Gone?

Asa Bennett  2.08.2013
The Royal Bank Of Scotland revealed today that New Zealander Ross McEwan would take over from Yorkshireman Stephen Hester as chief executive...
Remember This Bad Guy?

Remember This Bad Guy?

2.05.2013
Bob Diamond, the bank chief who quit in the wake of the Libor-rigging scandal, has claimed he knew nothing about how the interbank interest...
Barclays To Close Its Tax Avoidance Unit

Barclays To Close Its Tax Avoidance Unit

10.02.2013
Banking giant Barclays is to close its tax avoidance unit, which gave advice to large companies on how to avoid paying out tax. It is...
Libor Fines 'Must Not Be Paid For By Taxpayer'

Libor Fines 'Must Not Be Paid For By Taxpayer'

Charlie Lindlar  2.02.2013
George Osborne has insisted that any US fines meted out to the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) over the Libor scandal must be paid from the...