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  1. September 19, 2014

    City Insider: 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...

  2. 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...

  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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. ...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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....

  29. 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,...

  30. 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...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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,...

  34. August 30, 2012

    New chief a down-to-earth retail banker

    Antony Jenkins, the internal candidate to take over as Barclays’ chief executive, is everything his predecessor, Bob...

  35. August 30, 2012

    Jenkins cuts Barclays profitability target

    Barclays has moved swiftly to appoint a new chief executive, promoting retail banking boss Antony Jenkins to replace Bob...

  36. August 29, 2012

    Barclays faces fresh criminal probe

    The Serious Fraud Office has launched a second criminal investigation into Barclays as the agency examines payments the bank...

  37. FT Alphaville

    August 13, 2012

    Weekend news catch-up

    Weekend headlines from the FT and other UK media:* From The FT, -       Private banks try to become more exclusive: Private...

  38. August 10, 2012

    New journey for Walker with Barclays role

    Until he slipped and shattered his hip at an annual economic convention in Davos a few years ago, Sir David Walker was a...

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