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9: Ex Co-op Bank boss filmed buying drugs

Bad headlines have been the name of the game for the banking sector since 2007, but things took a surreal turn in 2013 when a video surfaced in November of former Co-operative Bank chairman and Methodist minister Paul Flowers buying illegal drugs. 

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Marketwatch – The Big 100

I find myself at a bit of a milestone – this is my centenary Marketwatch column, the big 100, and I couldn’t have timed it any better coming at the end of another year of hard graft for brokers and lenders alike. What is most pleasing, apart from the fact I have not lost quite […]

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Solid foundations needed in 2014

It’s that time of year when most of us can take a deep breath, put our feet up for a few days, eat, drink and be merry. However, spare a thought not only for those less fortunate but also for those having to plough on work-wise throughout the Christmas period. Although for some this is […]


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