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Any rational person must wonder what has got into our banks. Rarely the most...
- Posted 328 days ago
Make bankers personally liable, says MP
It is four years or so since the start of the financial crisis and...
- Posted 449 days ago
Simon Rose on BBC News discussing why savers distrust the banks
- Posted 450 days ago
A call for an end to deadbeat savings accounts
One persistent complaint we hear is the way in which banks and building societies...
- Posted 649 days ago
Should bankers’ income tax be linked to the unemployment rate?
Steve Hilton, David Cameron’s strategy director, has been widely reported for indulging in some...
- Posted 662 days ago
Bait pricing makes suckers out of savers
The majority of savers are allowing inertia to get the better of them –...
- Posted 695 days ago
Why do we put up with it?
This is a short & familiar tale of general bank ineptitude that I have...
- Posted 741 days ago
Why have a crash if we don’t learn the lessons? Part 4 – Making it pay to save
So what of the future? Well, austerity, higher taxes and job losses may leave...
- Posted 863 days ago
Why have a crash if we don’t learn the lessons? Part 3 – More banks?
What has government learned from this experience? That we need more banks and more...
- Posted 868 days ago
Why have a crash if we don’t learn the lessons? Part 2 – Some lessons we did learn
I am old enough to have witnessed enough economic crises to need a second...
- Posted 875 days ago
Why have a crash if we don’t learn the lessons? Part 1 – Muddled messages
What you may be asking can a journalist – someone with all the popularity...
- Posted 888 days ago
We need greater social responsibility as well as financial stability
Following the banking crisis there is a growing body of opinion that the current...
- Posted 924 days ago