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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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,...

  17. 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...

  18. 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,...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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....

  30. 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...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. June 5, 2012

    FSA relaxes scrutiny of some City roles

    The top City regulator is relaxing its scrutiny of non-executive recruits to banks and other financial services groups amid...

  37. FT Alphaville

    April 30, 2012

    What are the odds of a former Goldmanite getting the BofE governor job?

    The race for Mervyn King’s job is hotting up — months before it’s even officially advertised — as rumours circulate that a...

  38. April 24, 2012

    Sants berates City firms over progress

    UK financial firms have made “insufficient progress” towards ensuring their boards provide proper oversight of management...

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