The Co-operative Bank's disgraced former chairman, Paul Flowers, apparently won the job because he beat his rivals' psychometric test scores, MPs on the Treasury Committee have been told.
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Sunday 30 December 2012
Thiam's look into radical restructuring could lead to reform of giant insurer within the year
Sunday 23 December 2012
Britain's insurance industry has expressed its "huge frustration" with the EU for continual delays to new regulations it says have already cost the sector more than £1bn in red tape.
Monday 15 October 2012
The Rolling Stones today confirmed their first live shows for five years with four gigs, including two nights in London.
Saturday 11 August 2012
The threat of a departure of Prudential from these shores receded yesterday as chief executive Tidjane Thiam welcomed moves to improve Britain's regulatory environment for insurers.
Friday 22 June 2012
The average UK worker will have earned £1m by the time they are 57, according to research.
Friday 08 June 2012
The gap between men's and women's retirement incomes is narrowing, but this is more due to male incomes falling than women boosting their pension pots, a study has found.
Friday 01 June 2012
The insurance giant Prudential is set to get a little bigger after striking a deal to buy Swiss Re's US life insurance business for $621m (£400m) in cash.
Friday 18 May 2012
Friday 18 May 2012
The shareholder spring continued yesterday with investor revolts against boardroom pay at the insurance giant Prudential, the oil explorer Cairn Energy and the engineer Cookson.
Monday 07 May 2012
Independent on Sunday: Pay and eco protesters head back to the City
Saturday 31 March 2012
Prudence in short supply at the Pru
Saturday 17 March 2012
Boss quits 'early' and potentially damages the efforts to set up new financial regulatory regime
Wednesday 14 March 2012
Prudential's Asian division has become the biggest contributor to group profits for the first time, the insurer said yesterday, bolstering its case for a move overseas.
Monday 12 March 2012
Friday 09 March 2012
Outlook Yeah, he's safe. For a good while anyway. Disappointing, isn't it?" That's the reaction of a highly experienced City analyst to the latest results from Andrew Moss of giant insurer Aviva. It is a reaction that speaks volumes. Some have been privately calling for his head for so long, they are sad to see that the case is weakening.
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
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Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
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- 3 Michael Brown shooting: Ferguson police shoot and kill second young black man
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