Monthly Archives: June 2012

Banking scandal: our whole society has been warped by the City | Observer editorial

Only by re-examining our relationship with finance can we rebuild the trust George Osborne described the damning trail of emails that emerged from the bowels of Barclays last week, in which traders addressed each other as “big boy,” and “dude,” … Continue reading

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I’m looking for a weekend getaway

My husband spends his weekends on hobbies, leaving me at a loose end Every week a Guardian Money reader submits a question, and it’s up to you to help him or her out – a selection of the best answers … Continue reading

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Energy bills: the hidden shock

Some gas and electricity customers are paying 40% more than a year ago after energy companies pulled their cheapest online-only deals Are you puzzled why your energy bills have risen by far more than the industry’s quoted figures? This week … Continue reading

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I can’t blame young people from turning away from further education | Deborah Orr

Five years of sixth-form and university might well seem an expensive and risky prospect to many 16-year-olds There has been yet more awful news about the adult world of employment that the young people of this country are now expected … Continue reading

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Too much testosterone, too much confidence: the psychology of banking

The emails between bankers involved in the rate-setting scandal reveal a sexualised and illicit tone – like secret lovers. They also point to a deeper truth about the psychology of organisations It is always exciting to overhear the conversations of … Continue reading

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Letters: When power and money corrupts

The growth in profitability of banks and the strengthening of their balance sheets over the last couple of years has little to do with the very well-rewarded efforts of the chief executives. It’s been much more to do with that old fellow in … Continue reading

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Letters: The real value of people’s earnings

I am a lone parent who has worked as a freelance filmmaker/animator, mainly with schools and community groups, alongside some teaching. After a sudden slashing of government funding to such projects, and the economic downturn, my income took a nosedive … Continue reading

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The coarse talk of the banking trade | Joris Luyendijk

The vulgar vocabulary of the trading floor may help to explain the hierarchy that allowed the Barclays scandal to continue “Did you hear the one about that big swinging dick who just made a monkey?” No, this is not a … Continue reading

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Live webchat: is London the best or worst place to study?

Post your questions now to our panel of students. What makes the perfect university location? Cheap rent, nightlife, places to visit? London certainly has the latter two. It’s also home to some of the best universities in the country and … Continue reading

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Letters: Fuel tax politics

The decision to postpone the 3p fuel duty increase to January will probably go down well with some hard-pressed families (Report, 27 June). But wholesale oil prices are only going to rise in the long-term. What the government should be … Continue reading

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