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Witch-hunt of Barclays whistleblower tests mettle of new UK regime

Jes Staley, CEO of Barclays bank, persecuted a colleague but was not fired as it constituted a "petty failing", according to an analyst.


BARCLAYS chief executive Jes Staley's attempts to unmask a whistleblower will be a test case for a regime put in place last year that aims to hold bank bosses to account if they fail to defend reinforced standards.

At stake is not just the image of a bank whose chief...

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