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    1. May 24, 2015

      UK boards miss 25% target for women directors

      Most of the UK’s largest listed companies still have boards where women comprise fewer than one-quarter of the...

    2. January 18, 2015

      UK election is biggest risk for business, warn City heavyweights

      The prospect of prolonged political gridlock caused by an inconclusive general election in May is casting a dark cloud...

    1. December 3, 2014

      Rising tide of regulation stemming flow of non-exec candidates

      Sitting on a bank’s board as a non-executive director was once the pinnacle of aspiration in a City career. Now...

    2. December 1, 2014

      Exit will be a disaster for UK and Europe, say many City heavyweights

      For years, the City of London has taken for granted its status as Europe’s primary financial centre. But as rows over...

    3. 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...

    4. August 12, 2014

      Sir Win Bischoff to take chairman role at JPMorgan Securities

      JPMorgan Chase has hired Sir Win Bischoff as chairman of its main European holding company, underlining how UK...

    5. July 21, 2014

      UK boards urged to take control of ethical values

      Boards must take control of setting a company’s ethical values and be prepared to dismiss chief executives whose values...

    6. July 4, 2014

      Lords to grill accountancy watchdog on ‘going concern’ rules

      The UK accountancy regulator is to be grilled by the House of Lords later this month on its controversial proposals on...

    7. April 9, 2014

      British business: The Schroders network

      The Schroders links For Nick Ferguson, it was more than just another night at his club. When the BSkyB chairman...

    8. April 8, 2014

      Cost of alleged bank wrongdoing exceeds bad-loan provisions

      The cost of alleged misconduct at banks has in recent years overtaken the provisions to cover bad loans in what is...

    9. April 2, 2014

      The muppet show – live from London

      For anyone raised outside Britain or certain Wall Street trading floors, it may seem hard to believe that the word...

    10. March 30, 2014

      Departing Lloyds chairman calls for return to ‘cosy’ regulation

      The departing chairman of Lloyds Banking Group has called for a return to 1970s-style informal banking regulation, when...

    11. March 30, 2014

      Sir Win Bischoff – Lloyds grandee’s valedictory portrait

      Banking isn’t just facts, it is also stomach,” says Sir Win Bischoff, patting his midriff. There have been many...

    12. January 23, 2014

      Sir Win Bischoff to lead Financial Reporting Council

      Sir Win Bischoff has been appointed head of the Financial Reporting Council, as the accounting watchdog takes on...

    13. January 16, 2014

      MPs summon Lord Levene over Co-op bid for Lloyds sites

      Lord Levene, a City veteran who bid against the Co-operative Bank to buy 630 Lloyds Banking Group branches, will appear...

    14. January 3, 2014

      UK business leaders optimistic about economy

      Four-fifths of leaders of Britain’s largest companies expect their business to pick up over the coming year, but...

    15. November 28, 2013

      Lloyds Bank close to appointing Lord Blackwell as chairman

      Lloyds Banking Group is on the verge of appointing Lord Norman Blackwell, currently chairman of its Scottish Widows...

    16. July 18, 2013

      Sir Roger Carr: a grandee with a seat at the top table of business

      Sir Roger Carr has earned himself “grandee” status among the UK’s business elite, a feat made all the more impressive...

    17. June 19, 2013

      Lombard: FTSE 100 chair shortage provides chance to diversify

      If you could buy futures on wise old owls qualified to become FTSE 100 chairmen, prices would be trending higher. At...

    18. May 16, 2013

      Lloyds’ shares achieve ‘break even’ level

      Shares in Lloyds Banking Group have risen above the price at which support for the taxpayer-backed bank is booked by...

    19. May 13, 2013

      Lloyds faces difficult search for chairman

      Tony Watson has faced some corporate governance challenges in his time. The former head of Hermes Pension Management...

    20. May 12, 2013

      Bischoff to take his leave from Lloyds

      Sir Win Bischoff, who has overseen a radical restructuring and return to profitability at Lloyds Banking Group, is...

    21. March 25, 2013

      Lloyds paid 25 staff more than £1m

      Lloyds Banking Group has paid 25 of its senior staff more than £1m last year, taking the number of bankers who are...

    22. 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...

    23. December 20, 2012

      City fall pre-empted Mayans by four years

      A review of 2012 published on December 21 has a real sense of occasion. The world is set to end on Friday, according to...

    24. November 26, 2012

      Europeans illustrate changes in US banks

      Europeans are in demand on Wall Street. First there was Christian Meissner at Bank of America Merrill Lynch – promoted...

    25. March 22, 2012

      The art of coping under pressure

      Dr John Mervyn-Smith is head of capability management at eg.1 Can chief executives cope? In tough times, the old notion...

    26. March 2, 2012

      Parsons to step down as Citi chairman

      Dick Parsons will step down as chairman of Citigroup and will be replaced by Michael O’Neill, a fellow director and...

    27. February 27, 2012

      Moreno exit adds to Lloyds woes

      Glen Moreno has resigned as deputy chairman of Lloyds Banking Group, adding further to the disruption at the...

    28. February 23, 2012

      RSA chief to step up overseas expansion

      The new chief executive of RSA has moved to stamp his authority on the insurer with plans to accelerate the group’s...

    29. February 19, 2012

      Jump in pay for non-executive directors

      Non-executive directors of FTSE 100 companies received rises averaging 10 per cent in businesses where fees were...

    30. December 15, 2011

      Horta-Osório pledges to restore confidence

      The recharged chief executive of Lloyds Banking Group has emerged from sick leave, breaking six weeks of silence with a...

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      December 15, 2011

      Lloyds confident Horta-Osório can take heat

      António Horta-Osório, chief executive of Lloyds Banking Group, is to return to his job on January 9, ending six weeks...

    32. December 14, 2011

      Lloyds takes a gamble on chief’s health

      Bushy-tailed and smiling was how the chairman of Lloyds Banking Group described António Horta-Osório as he confirmed...

    33. December 14, 2011

      Sir Win should lose Lloyds chair if AHO relapses

      Uneasy rests the head that wears the crown. The medical condition of António Horta-Osório, chief executive of Lloyds,...

    34. December 14, 2011

      Lloyds confident Horta-Osório can take heat

      António Horta-Osório, chief executive of Lloyds Banking Group, is to return to his job on January 9, ending six weeks...

    35. December 8, 2011

      Lloyds chief is having to reapply for own job

      Lloyds Banking Group’s chief executive António Horta-Osório is having to reapply for his own job as doctors prepare to...

    36. December 8, 2011

      Compassionate ruthlessness must rule at Lloyds

      António Horta-Osório, chief executive of Lloyds, took sick leave for exhaustion a month ago. Back then he was...

    37. November 21, 2011

      No pressure, then, for Lloyds leader

      The 1972 movie classic Aguirre, the Wrath of God concerns an ill-fated search for El Dorado mounted by a group of...

    38. November 21, 2011

      Lloyds hit again as key recruit drops out

      Lloyds Banking Group has been thrown into further turmoil after it emerged that a key management recruit reversed plans...

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