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“The credibility of any set of standards gains strength precisely because it’s voluntarily agreed, policed and enforced by the practitioners themselves. That’s professionalism.” SIMON THOMPSON hails an historic initiative.
Trends, views and happenings in banking and financial services.
The banking industry is looking brighter, according to TOM FAICHNIE of Campbell Dallas. But how has the environment changed?
More and more businesses are turning to Asset Based Lending to supplement their general working capital, says Semple Fraser’s ALEX INNES.
Cheryl’s dilemma is how to write an honest reference for a long-serving but lazy colleague she’s frankly glad to see departing. BOB SOUSTER examines the ethical issues.
We may live in free market social democracies, agrees ROGER STEARE, but Big Business is still a feudal plutocracy “run by the wealthy management elite for the wealthy management elite”.
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