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Is Lloyds Britain’s most boring bank?

Lloyds have embraced the ‘boring banking model’ but whether they are a trailblazer for the other major British banks or simply an outlier remains unclear. Renowned economics Professor and Financial Times columnist John Kay recently argued that the global financial crisis of 2008 had presented banks with an opportunity for reform and to shift the focus of their business. In … Continue reading

30 August 2016 by
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George Osborne, banks and the turning tide of regulation in the UK

The mood music being played to the City by the majority Conservative government has been quietly but deliberately changed since May 2015 In the immediate wake of the financial crisis in 2008-9 it appeared as if there was an endless line of politicians in the UK from across all political spectrums queuing up to lambast and publicly deride the banks … Continue reading

3 March 2016 by
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