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  1. July 20, 2012

    Memo shows BoE failed to check Libor

    Senior Bank of England officials were warned in an internal memorandum that banks were probably submitting dishonest...

  2. Westminster Blog

    July 3, 2012

    Will Diamond Bob bring others down with him? UPDATED

    Bob Diamond, who resigned as Barclays CEO today Now that Bob Diamond has quit as chief executive of Barclays, what does that...

  1. July 2, 2012

    Agius steps down as BBA chairman

    The British Bankers' Association has lost its chairman and cancelled its summer party, which was due to happen on Wednesday...

  2. June 18, 2012

    City’s status under threat, warns Sants

    London’s position as a global financial centre is under threat because the UK financial sector is not rethinking its...

  3. June 11, 2012

    New head for British Bankers’ Association

    Anthony Browne, a Morgan Stanley executive and former adviser to Boris Johnson, the mayor of London, is on Tuesday expected...

  4. April 2, 2012

    Time to remove barriers facing Nest eggs

    Just six months to go before new rules requiring employers to help staff save for retirement are rolled out, and one big...

  5. April 2, 2012

    Angela Knight to step down from BBA

    Angela Knight, the former Tory MP who had the unenviable task of defending the UK’s banking industry during the financial...

  6. March 27, 2012

    BBA to launch crackdown on Libor rates

    The sponsors of the London interbank lending rates used in $350tn in contracts worldwide are considering imposing tighter...

  7. March 6, 2012

    Bankers embark on Libor rate-setting rethink

    Can Libor be saved? The British Bankers' Association is certainly trying. The group kicked off talks on Monday over whether...

  8. February 17, 2012

    Livingstone ‘hang a banker’ remark sparks row

    Ken Livingstone has prompted a row with the banking industry after joking that bankers should be killed one by one to set an...

  9. February 6, 2012

    Cameron urged to hold firm on banker pay

    David Cameron is facing renewed calls to take a stronger stance on bankers’ pay ahead of a key Commons debate this week. As...

  10. January 20, 2012

    All a board

    The one phrase guaranteed to raise my blood pressure in any discussion about the underrepresentation of women on boards is...

  11. August 29, 2011

    Rush to ringfence banks ‘barking mad’

    The government would be “barking mad” to press ahead with proposals to ringfence British banks’ retail arms from other...

  12. June 30, 2011

    London uneasy at potential foreign takeover

    Would Britain allow the London Stock Exchange to fall into the hands of aforeign exchange? That question has been rattling...

  13. Westminster Blog

    June 14, 2011

    Bank chiefs pay rises 36 per cent in a year

    My colleagues in the FT’s banking team have carried out a fascinating piece of research into the average pay and perks of...

  14. June 14, 2011

    Bank chiefs’ pay rises by 36%

    Bank chiefs’ average pay in the US and Europe leapt 36 per cent last year to $9.7m, according to data compiled for the...

  15. May 19, 2011

    Business fund raises lending hope

    A new £2.5bn fund that will provide equity to hundreds of small and medium-sized businesses across the UK is being hailed as...

  16. March 23, 2011

    Corporation tax giveaway eludes banks

    Banks will not enjoy the surprise cut in corporation tax announced on Wednesday after the chancellor moved to pre-empt a...

  17. March 11, 2011

    Clegg raises banker-bashing rhetoric

    Nick Clegg has admitted he would like to wring the necks of bankers who are taking big bonuses even though their employers...

  18. February 24, 2011

    Davies Report: the reaction

    Britain’s boardrooms are “in crisis” over their failure to increase the number of women in their ranks and will face quotas...

  19. February 10, 2011

    Banks and society: An elusive target

    Canary Wharf, London, home to much of the banking sector. Merlins are a treat sighting for an avid bird-watcher like John...

  20. Money Supply

    September 13, 2010

    Is Basel III just like tightening monetary policy?

    Yes. As Angela Knight, chief executive of the British Bankers’ Association says: “A bank is like any other business – if its...

  21. September 6, 2010

    Break-ups not the key, says bank industry

    The government’s Commission on Banking should back away from considering a break-up of the country’s most powerful lenders...

  22. July 17, 2010

    Coach Hoban

    There was little evidence of the age of austerity at the British Bankers’ Association annual dinner at Mansion House at the...

  23. FT Alphaville

    July 13, 2010

    Transparency in banking

    Any PR is good PR, eh? From the British Bankers Association’s Twitter feed: The BBA (chair: Angela Knight) is holding its...

  24. July 2, 2010

    Why the CBI should be girl crazy

    The CBI is looking for a new director-general following Richard Lambert's announcement that he will step down in the New...

  25. July 2, 2010

    Why the CBI should be girl crazy

    The CBI is looking for a new director-general following Richard Lambert’s announcement that he will step down in the New...

  26. June 18, 2010

    Business hopes to see better flow of credit

    George Osborne must show how his radical overhaul of banking regulation will improve the flow of credit to companies,...

  27. June 17, 2010

    Business leaders wary of regulatory upheaval

    George Osborne must show how his radical overhaul of banking regulation will improve the flow of credit to companies,...

  28. June 16, 2010

    Osborne warns big banks over crisis tax

    George Osborne will use the chancellor's annual Mansion House speech today to warn big banks that they will have to pay for...

  29. June 15, 2010

    Osborne to warn big banks over crisis tax

    George Osborne will use the chancellor’s annual Mansion House speech to warn big banks that they will have to pay for the...

  30. March 24, 2010

    Tories back off from bank levy

    A Conservative government would seek to raise "much more limited" amounts from its proposed levy on banks if other countries...

  31. March 23, 2010

    Conservatives back off from bank levy

    A Conservative government would seek to raise “much more limited” amounts from its proposed levy on banks if other countries...

  32. March 11, 2010

    Myners seeks to widen net for pay disclosure

    Tens of thousands of investment bankers could be caught by a government proposal that banks should disclose pay details for...

  33. March 10, 2010

    Myners backs expanded pay disclosure rules

    Tens of thousands of UK investment bankers could be caught by a new government proposal that banks should disclose pay...

  34. December 31, 2009

    Banking industry leader slams ministers' attacks on City bonuses

    The public face of Britain's banking industry has decried the government as "deeply irresponsible" and potentially "stupid...

  35. December 31, 2009

    Banking industry chief slams attacks on bonuses

    The public face of Britain’s banking industry has decried the government as “deeply irresponsible” and potentially “stupid...

  36. December 23, 2009

    Bring down the curtain on the bank charges panto

    The bank charges saga has all the elements: larger-than-life banker-villains, thigh-slapping underdog consumer-heroes, and...

  37. December 22, 2009

    Ring down the curtain on bank charges panto

    The bank charges saga has all the elements: larger-than-life banker-villains, thigh-slapping underdog consumer-heroes, and...

  38. December 17, 2009

    B-Day

    Notebook (Robert Shrimsley): At first light we saw them. Initially just specks on the horizon but as the first shards of...

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