Kamal Ahmed

Comment - Kamal Ahmed

They were once called the Chairman’s Awards until the former chief executive, Bob Diamond, decided that injecting the word citizen would better reflect the work of staff, both senior and junior, in helping their local communities.

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The news revealed today that the Government is considering plans to oblige companies to publish how much tax they pay ...

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Three years on and the job is not yet done and the boot is still very firmly on BP's neck. ...

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Last week, Stephen Hester became the latest chief executive to be found guilty of running a bank. A year ago ...

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Gary Cohn, the president of Goldman Sachs, calls it the “Wayne Rooney issue”. In football the best players receive high ...

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The banking industry could be forgiven for remembering Phil Connors' lament in the film Groundhog Day last week. In one ...

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Mr Lipsky had arrived to praise, not bury, the Chancellor. “The current slowdown [in the economy] in our view is ...

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Any politician suffering a little in the polls knows he or she needs only to tickle the public’s home-buying erogenous ...

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Michael Spencer, the chief executive of the inter-dealer broker ICAP and the former Conservative Party treasurer, remembers the first time ...

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At a time of ballooning debt, the Government still found – one assumes down the back of the fiscal sofa ...

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George Osborne announced with a flourish that the new Help to Buy scheme would support borrowers who would otherwise fail ...

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Four years on from the financial crisis and how well have the key players in our very own City collapse ...

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Peter Sands, the chief executive of Standard Chartered and until last week the High Priest of banking virtue, must be ...

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In the Good Old Days, way back in history (1990), when Google was not even a glint in Silicon Valley’s ...

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Given the crises that have beset the sector since then – Libor rigging, interest-rate swap mis-selling, tax avoidance, money-laundering allegations ...

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George Osborne could be forgiven for reaching for the anti-nausea pills this weekend, such has been the dizzying speed with ...

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Bob Diamond, the chief executive of Barclays, must be feeling a little like searching out his suitcase this weekend. In ...

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Like Belgium, Canada has always suffered on the “Can you name someone famous from there?” index. Scott Abbott co-invented Trivial ...

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The chief executive of the UK’s biggest supermarket chain spent the day in Aberdeenshire where it was pouring with rain. ...

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So, Bob Diamond now knows that ethics is not a county on the opposite side of the Thames Estuary to ...

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