Daily Archives: April 11, 2017

Christopher Thompson and guests discuss the damage to the reputation of Jes Staley, Barclays chief executive, over his conduct towards a whistleblower, Deutsche Bank’s capital increase and what to expect from this week’s US bank earnings reports. With special guest Matt Nixon of Disraeli Group.


Jes Staley has made a point of underlining the importance of ethics since taking over as Barclays chief executive. But he is now under investigation for breaking rules surrounding the treatment of whistleblowers. Christopher Thompson discusses how bad things look for Mr Staley with Matt Nixon a specialist in reputation management, and the FT’s Laura Noonan and Emma Dunkley. Music by Kevin MacLeod. Picture credit: Bloomberg


Puffed-up nonsense has been deemed worthy of academic study, says Lucy Kellaway.


The Egyptian educational system is heavily reliant on private tutoring, which puts huge financial pressure on families. FT correspondent Heba Saleh met up with Mostafa Farahat, who created his start up, Nafham, to provide students with online video lessons free of charge.