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    1. December 10, 2014

      FCA took less care of market-moving info than it asked of City

      If you demand that others maintain high standards, you must uphold them yourself. The Financial Conduct Authority failed in...

    2. December 10, 2014

      Barclays chairman Walker swipes at Peace over multiple roles

      Sir David Walker has taken the unusual step of taking a swipe at a fellow FTSE 100 bank chairman by questioning how Sir John...

    1. December 10, 2014

      A banking grandee’s rethink on the rules of the game

      If financial services were a sport, Sir David Walker would be torn between refereeing and playing. Five years ago, the City...

    2. December 1, 2014

      On the issue of bank conduct the consensus is more must be done

      It struck many observers as odd when Barclays decided against joining a group of six banks that last month agreed to pay...

    3. October 9, 2014

      Dame Colette Bowe takes tough role of cleaning up UK banking

      The task of restoring trust in Britain’s scandal-plagued banking sector has a new leader in the form of Dame Colette Bowe, a...

    4. September 19, 2014

      Weir’s Cochrane leads No charge

      Magnet for the Noes: Keith Cochrane It’s hardly been a triumph of organisation. But Britain’s business community did finally...

    5. September 12, 2014

      Veteran untainted by banking crisis

      Barclays’ management shift For evidence of how hard it is to find people to run a big bank nowadays look no further than...

    6. September 12, 2014

      Barclays shares rise as new chair appointed

      Investors in UK blue-chip stocks got two chairmanship changes for the price of one on Friday. Barclays shares gained 1 per...

    7. The World

      August 4, 2014

      Iraq's Christians are just one victim of a bloody conflict

      The call this weekend by bishops of the Church of England for the UK to grant asylum to the Christians driven out of the...

    8. July 3, 2014

      Barclays chairman warns heavy regulation could ‘spoil’ forex market

      The foreign exchange market needs “fine tuning” rather than heavy handed reform, the chairman of Barclays argued on...

    9. May 12, 2014

      Top banking jobs are turning into hot seats

      Pity the poor headhunters. Finding people to lead some of the world’s biggest banks is harder than most people think. The...

    10. April 15, 2014

      Unappeased Barclays investors still set for pay protest

      Shareholders in Barclays have said they are still planning to register a significant protest vote over the bank’s pay...

    11. April 15, 2014

      Barclays replaces head of remuneration committee

      Barclays is replacing Sir John Sunderland as chair of its board’s remuneration committee amid an ongoing row with investors...

    12. January 29, 2014

      Better Boards: Evaluation code proposed

      Boardroom behaviour at UK listed companies has scarcely been out of the news in the five years since Sir David Walker’s 2009...

    13. Business Blog

      January 29, 2014

      Dangers in the siren call of psychometric recruitment tests

      Paul Flowers: tests put the board off the scent The idea that Paul Flowers – the disgraced former chairman of the UK’s...

    14. FT Photo Diary

      October 24, 2013

      Towering street art in Paris

      Reuters/Jacky Naegelen A bathroom painted by British artist David Walker at a French art project, Paris Tour 13. A Parisian...

    15. April 25, 2013

      Barclays shareholders criticise pay levels

      Barclays was attacked by individual shareholders at its annual meeting on Thursday, with much of the focus of investor ire...

    16. April 3, 2013

      Barclays: a grain of Salz

      How ironic. A report into what went wrong at Barclays, which points the finger partly at excessive pay, cost a whopping £17m...

    17. April 3, 2013

      Salz attacks warped top pay at Barclays

      Barclays should lower warped pay levels, end the bank’s “entitlement culture” and usher in a spirit of “transparency and...

    18. FT Alphaville

      April 3, 2013

      'Uncomfortable' reading material

      The Salz Review, looking at business practices at Barclays, is out. Click to read. Statement from Sir David Walker here. ...

    19. March 13, 2013

      IoD chief attacks bankers’ pay

      A senior business leader has attacked the level of bankers’ pay, describing the number of £1m-plus packages at Barclays and...

    20. March 1, 2013

      Specialists to review report into HBOS failure

      The official report into the 2008 failure of HBOS will be reviewed by a former Treasury official and two financial services...

    21. February 26, 2013

      Barclays to unveil numbers earning £1m

      Barclays is set to reveal the number of staff who earned above £1m last year, in a push for transparency that could turn the...

    22. February 5, 2013

      Barclays’ lessons learnt put to the test

      Seven months after Bob Diamond’s glorious kamikaze performance in front of a parliamentary committee, his successors in...

    23. February 5, 2013

      Barclays cuts bonus and sets aside £3.4bn

      Barclays is to cut its bonus pool after a year of expensive scandals at the bank. The cost of those scandals rose again on...

    24. February 4, 2013

      Final dividend cut fear pulls Aviva lower

      Aviva led the FTSE 100 to its sharpest fall in six months yesterday amid fears of a dividend cut. Talk that Aviva could...

    25. November 12, 2012

      Chairmen find their voice amid banking clamour

      Who’s in charge? Looking at some of the world’s biggest banks today, the answer increasingly appears to be the chairman, as...

    26. October 25, 2012

      Walker lays groundwork for new-look Barclays

      Officially, Sir David Walker does not start in his new job as chairman of Barclays for another week. But he has been busy...

    27. FT Alphaville

      October 25, 2012

      The 6am Cut London

      Asian markets on Thursday rose for the first time in four days, with stocks slightly higher after the Fed reiterated its...

    28. October 24, 2012

      Walker plans Barclays board clear-out

      Sir David Walker is planning a clean sweep of Barclays’ board after he formally becomes chairman of the scandal-tainted bank...

    29. October 24, 2012

      Walker set to purge Barclays’ taint of Bob

      By Jonathan Guthrie The clear-out of Barclays’ top brass plotted by Sir David Walker is an inevitable broadening of the...

    30. October 17, 2012

      BBA chooses Wicks as new chairman

      The City of London establishment has turned to another septuagenarian to bail it out in times of trouble, with the British...

    31. October 15, 2012

      Former L&G chief to join Barclays board

      Tim Breedon, who led a government-sponsored report on alternatives to traditional bank finance, is to join Barclays as a...

    32. The A-List

      October 3, 2012

      How to avoid reputational ruin: a guide for banks

      The consequences of reputational damage can be overwhelming. Warren Buffett, a man with a quote for every season, has wisely...

    33. October 1, 2012

      A mandate to tackle our banks’ failures

      Standards in banking have lapsed. Banks are not serving the real economy as they should and trust in them has plummeted....

    34. September 12, 2012

      New Barclays chairman sets out challenges

      The incoming chairman of Barclays left no doubt on Wednesday that he planned to be a tough taskmaster in his new job,...

    35. September 10, 2012

      Barclays to shrink controversial tax unit

      Barclays will take the axe to its controversial tax structuring unit, as the UK lender seeks to clean up its image in the...

    36. August 30, 2012

      Jenkins signals shift away from Diamond

      In the two months that it has taken to find a new chief executive, Barclays insists it has done a thorough search for the...

    37. August 30, 2012

      Guarded welcome for Barclays’ new chief

      Barclays has had a torrid summer. No one, though, could criticise it for being slow-moving. Less than two months after its...

    38. August 30, 2012

      The Gospel according to Saint Antony

      And lo, a great leader came forward in the land of Barclays at the time of its travail. His name was Antony “AJ” Jenkins,...

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