Month: September 2013

Peer to peer: a new pressure on banks?

When I worked for the Financial Times 30 years ago I trusted it, and I trust it now, so when Matthew Vincent writes in Saturday’s paper that a senior British banker says that peer-to-peer lending is “a product of its time,” I believe him. And both are right – journalist and source.

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Welcome back TSB – a shame you have to live in London

A few months ago I wrote a speculative column suggesting that TSB, which is to be reborn after being absorbed into Lloyds nearly 20 years ago, could – and should – be headquartered in Scotland.

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