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    1. December 16, 2014

      London ex-regulator Hector Sants to join Oliver Wyman

      The regulator who led Britain’s financial watchdog at the height of the financial crisis is to become vice-chairman of...

    2. June 25, 2014

      Archbishop warns on return of loan sharks

      The Archbishop of Canterbury is worried about payday lenders. But having branded the likes of Wonga “morally wrong” last...

    1. April 20, 2014

      Banks fear effects of stress on workforce

      Banks are worried about a rise in mental health issues and stress-related illnesses in their workforce as a “squeezed...

    2. March 30, 2014

      Corporate mental health campaign to be launched

      A national campaign will be launched this week to end the “culture of silence” surrounding mental health problems in the...

    3. Nick Butler

      November 28, 2013

      Coping with stress at the top of the energy sector

      Few readers, even of the Financial Times, will feel much sympathy for executives in the international energy business who...

    4. November 13, 2013

      Exits deal blow to Barclays turnround

      Two of Barclays’ most senior bankers, including Sir Hector Sants, the group’s high profile regulatory affairs boss, have...

    5. FT Alphaville

      November 13, 2013

      Barclays to go Sants-less

      From the Barclays press office on Wednesday: Barclays has today announced changes to the senior management of the Group as a...

    6. November 13, 2013

      Barclays blundered when it hired a celebrity box-ticker

      The number of celebrity compliance officers working in the City has just dropped from one to zero. Sir Hector Sants, former...

    7. October 15, 2013

      Barclays’ Hector Sants goes on leave because of stress

      Sir Hector Sants, the former head of the UK’s financial regulator and now a top executive at Barclays, is taking three...

    8. July 10, 2013

      Former FSA chairman’s 57% pay rise in final year

      Lord Turner’s pay as chairman of the now defunct Financial Services Authority rose nearly 57 per cent last year as he took...

    9. April 9, 2013

      Ex-FSA adviser Jeremy Bennett to be head of Nomura Europe

      A former adviser to the UK’s banking watchdog is to become Nomura’s European head, demonstrating the rising power of bankers...

    10. March 21, 2013

      FCA promises a lighter regulatory touch

      The leaders of new Financial Conduct Authority, which takes over investor protection and policing markets next month, called...

    11. March 3, 2013

      Bank compliance salaries soar

      Turnover at the top of global bank compliance departments has tripled since the financial crisis, leading to sharp salary...

    12. February 15, 2013

      Antony Jenkins, the saintly banker

      City wags have dubbed him Saint Antony, so earnest and do-gooding is his image. This week Antony Jenkins, Barclays’ chief...

    13. January 21, 2013

      Proactive policing needed for bankers

      It is rare to see drama and excitement from a bank compliance officer. But on July 17 last year, David Bagley did his bit to...

    14. January 17, 2013

      Barclays eyes bonus pool to pay Libor fine

      Barclays is weighing whether to recoup some or all of the £290m Libor rate-rigging fine imposed by regulators last year from...

    15. January 10, 2013

      Sants calls for tighter rules on big banks

      Repeated scandals at UBS including its $1.5bn settlement for Libor manipulation highlight the dangers of allowing big...

    16. January 2, 2013

      MPs claim Sants’ honour discredits system

      The decision to award a knighthood to Hector Sants, a key regulator at the time of the financial crash, has been criticised...

    17. December 29, 2012

      Sants’ gong – parade’s end

      Honour, remarked Cicero, is the reward of virtue. When accorded in the commercial sphere, it should also reflect a job well...

    18. December 29, 2012

      Knighthood for Sants seen as bold move

      The knighting of Hector Sants – a banker-turned regulator-turned banker again – marks a bold departure from the policy of...

    19. December 29, 2012

      Knighthoods for Sants and Wiggins

      In a new year’s honours list dominated by sporting stars from 2012’s London Olympic and Paralympic games, there was also...

    20. December 29, 2012

      New year honours – list

      Companions of Honour Lord Seb Coe, for services to the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Knights Bachelor Quentin Blake,...

    21. December 18, 2012

      Sants secures £3m package at Barclays

      Hector Sants will receive a total remuneration package worth as much as £3m as part of his move to Barclays next month,...

    22. December 14, 2012

      Lloyds hires FSA general counsel

      Lloyds Banking Group has hired the general counsel of the UK financial regulator, the second executive move from the...

    23. December 14, 2012

      Former HBOS executive lambasts FSA

      The man castigated by regulators for the collapse of HBOS four years ago has launched a stinging rebuke against the...

    24. December 14, 2012

      Lloyds hires FSA’s general counsel

      Lloyds Banking Group has hired the general counsel of the UK financial regulator, the second executive move from the...

    25. December 12, 2012

      Sants joins Barclays in compliance role

      The former head of Britain’s top financial regulator is to join one of the country’s most embattled banks, as Barclays’ new...

    26. December 6, 2012

      Sants considers a job in the City

      Hector Sants, former chief executive of the Financial Services Authority, is in late-stage talks with Barclays about joining...

    27. December 4, 2012

      Sants in talks to join Deloitte

      Hector Sants, the former chief executive of the Financial Services Authority, is in talks to join Deloitte as a partner and...

    28. September 21, 2012

      Documents reveal FSA caution on Diamond

      Newly released documents related to the Libor bank rate manipulation scandal showed the City watchdog was not completely...

    29. September 19, 2012

      FSA warned Barclays over Diamond

      When Bob Diamond sought to become chief executive of Barclays in 2010, the City watchdog decided that its ongoing...

    30. FT Alphaville

      September 19, 2012

      Bob's Barclays appointment and its FSA caveat

      The Treasury Committee has let loose some letters between its chairman, MP Andrew Tyrie, and the former chief executive of...

    31. August 23, 2012

      Why bankers are more scared of New York than London

      In March 2009 the former head of the Financial Services Authority, Hector Sants, said: “People should be frightened of the...

    32. July 10, 2012

      Barclays tension with FSA laid bare

      If ever there was any suggestion that Barclays had a good relationship with its regulators, it was laid to rest on Tuesday....

    33. FT Alphaville

      July 10, 2012

      Some documents for Mr Tyrie, courtesy of Barclays

      First, an inventory from Barclays’ Marcus Agius to Committee head Andrew Tyrie in advance of his appearance on Tuesday...

    34. June 19, 2012

      US watchdog hits at ‘risky’ London

      US lawmakers and regulators have attacked London as a source of financial crises and promised tougher crossborder rules in...

    35. June 19, 2012

      Trading before deals hits decade low

      Trading ahead of London-listed mergers and acquisitions last year dropped to the lowest level in nearly a decade, according...

    36. June 18, 2012

      FPC growth objective backed by Sants

      Hector Sants, the departing chief executive of the Financial Services Authority, has backed government plans to give the...

    37. 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...

    38. June 13, 2012

      Sants warns over BoE governor’s powers

      Hector Sants, the departing chief executive of the Financial Services Authority, has joined a growing list of senior...

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