Vicars top the list of happiest workers
A UK government study has revealed that those with the highest paid jobs are not necessarily the most contented or fulfilled. Is well-being less dependent on wealth than we often think?
‘Amoral’ financier film sparks controversy
The Wolf of Wall Street, a new film about a swindling financier, has caused uproar over its alleged glorification of greed and theft. But is it Hollywood’s job to show bad behaviour punished?
Public fury forces resignation of Barclays chief
Days after Barclays bank was hit by record fines for illegally fiddling markets, chief executive Bob Diamond has resigned. His is the second head to roll – and it may not be the last.
City boy ‘dreams’ of making money from recession
Financial trader Alessio Rastani has caused outcry with his frank TV admission that he plans to get rich off global financial disaster. Some now call for a radical overhaul of capitalism itself.
Rage as ‘greedy bankers’ take bonuses
Despite widespread blame for our economic woes and a renewed outbreak of banker bashing, top financiers are due for another bumper year.