Barclays bank

19 July, 2018

Board moves at Speedy Hire; Barclays; and BTG

Speedy Hire Tools and equipment business Speedy Hire has named David Shearer as its new chairman. Shearer will succeed Jan Åstrand from 1 October 2018. Shearer has served as a non-execut...
Jes Staley, Barclays CEO

18 June, 2018

Executives warned of action using senior managers regime

The fine imposed on Barclays' chief executive Jes Staley has been signalled as a warning to executives that regulators will not hold back from acting on the rules in the
Barclays

23 February, 2018

Barclays International reveals its gender pay gap of 48%

Barclays International, the investment bank, has revealed it has an average gender pay gap of 48%, a hefty differential illustrating the challenge facing financial services on equal pay. The figure...

10 October, 2017

Diageo tops UK’s good governance index

Diageo, the owner of drink brands such as Jonnie Walker, Guinness and Baileys, has a topped rankings for good corporate governance in the UK. The Institute of Directors annual ranking, the

5 October, 2017

Investigation into PwC’s client asset reporting at Barclays closes

Accountancy’s watchdog has closed a three-year investigation into Barclays’ auditor PwC, after deciding there was “not a realistic prospect” of winning a tribunal. The Financial Reporting C...
Barclays

28 July, 2017

Barclays CEO’s whistleblower hunt ‘completely inexcusable’

A former head of investigations oversight at Barclays has described the behaviour of the bank's chief executive Jes Staley towards a whistleblower as "completely inexcusable". Dino Bossi, now a fou...
Barclays bank

21 June, 2017

SFO brings fraud charges against Barclays and former executives

John Varley, the former chief executive of Barclays Bank, is among four former senior managers charged with conspiracy to commit fraud by the UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO). The charges relate to...

28 April, 2017

Barclays’ CEO risks shareholder backlash over whistleblowing scandal

Shareholders in Barclays Bank have been advised to abstain when voting on the reappointment of chief executive Jes Staley because he is being investigated over efforts made to
Barclays

11 April, 2017

Barclays’ whistleblowing debacle will affect public perception of governance

Boardrooms and business ethicists will this week be debating events at Bar...
Jes Staley, Barclays CEO

11 April, 2017

Barclays’ CEO reprimanded over whistleblower actions

Barclays' chief executive Jes Staley has been reprimanded by the company's board after it discovered he had attempted to uncover the identity of a whistleblower within the bank. There are now inves...