While other banks close branches, Metro is opening them, and its stores can do things your bank probably can't. Or won't
Philip Hammond is prepared to contemplate pouring billions down the drain to rid himself of a political problem
Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell will change the law to keep banks open, a policy that the industry calls 'unsustainable'
Emma Slade has not looked back since swapping her high-flying life for one of ultimate simpleness and peace, she talks to The Independent about the moment that changed everything
The bank was been let down by previous poor management, but its customers have stuck with it despite its travails because they value its ethical lending policies
UK must not to 'assume it’s unassailable', in financial services, said John McFarlane, chairman of Barclays
Just under a fifth of firms said they may move operations out of Britain in light of the decision to leave the EU
The hard-charging businessman has been the chief executive of two big insurers and is the first external candidate to be appointed chairman of this stuffy banking giant
If a thief stole an heirloom, they wouldn’t get to keep it if you only discovered the theft years later. But the rules work differently in financial services
The council will make big savings with a deal to switch to more sensible borrowing. But local authorities will be tempted by similar schemes until we have a grown up conversation about how to pay for services and infrastructure we both need and value.
Finding positives in its results is like finding your tickets to a panto have survived your house burning down
Improved results at Barclays and Lloyds were driven by falling misconduct costs. Barclays has chosen to fight a huge fine in the US, however, ensuring that prior misdeeds will still cast a shadow when the sun is shining over its peer
'We have to find reasonable rules here with Britain,' says Wolfgang Schaeuble
Cities around Europe are already vying for the potential new business, including financial centres in Germany, France, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and Ireland
Transformation programmes are so complex and lengthy that they may need to devise two-step interim contingency plans
The number of people using branches is falling sharply, but Which? is right to highlight the plight of those who either don't want to or who aren't able to use internet banking