If you haven’t had a chance to do so already, it really is worth skimming through the BBA’s report on Promoting Competition in the UK Banking Industry.
As part of our Changing Culture lecture series, we were addressed last Wednesday by the former Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Lord Ian Blair.
Many thanks to The Most Reverend and Right Honourable Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury for addressing the New City Agenda audience on the 17th June 2014, on the topic of Banking Standards and Ethics. Fresh from his meeting with Pope…
Tuesday 17th June, 14:00-15:00, House of Lords
This Lecture forms part of a series on the broader topic of institutional cultures and culture change. This particular session will look at the Standards and Ethics necessary to improve the Culture and Practices of the banking sector.
By invitation only.
Something rather novel happened last week. Colin Fan, co-head of Deutsche Bank’s investment branch, sent a video to the group’s traders informing them that “Being boastful, indiscreet and vulgar is not OK”. And whilst Fan choose not to opine on…
During last Wednesday’s successful launch of New City Agenda, held in Parliament, Sir Richard Lambert delivered an insightful and thought-provoking lecture.
Since the Financial Crash in 2008, the City has quite rightly received its fair share of criticism for what went wrong. There are simply no excuses for the pain and misery they have caused to millions of citizens in this country and Lord Adair Turner’s (as Chairman of the FSA) words in 2009 that “The City has grown too big and parts of it are “socially useless” seemed to strike a chord with the public at large. Meanwhile, the topic of bankers bonuses still makes the blood boil of ordinary citizens of this country and they struggle to comprehend why senior bankers didn’t go to prison for the crisis they caused.