Tag Archives: Banking

“Without debt you cannot have sustainable growth”? Au contraire!

Without debt you cannot have sustainable growth. said Antony Jenkins, the new CEO of Barclays Bank at a recent event hosted by the St Paul’s Institute event, entitled  ‘Good Banks’. I wish the chap who asked the question — Paul Mills of the Jubilee Centre — had been able to come back with a follow-up. He would […]

From the (Arch)Bishop’s mouth: What has Justin Welby said about the economy and financial system?

Our new Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, will take office at a time when chronic problems with the economy and financial system are high on the agenda. So I am encouraged that he speaks regularly to these issues with a measure of technical insight as well as spiritual wisdom. In a previous post I suggested […]

Distinguishing the weeds from the wheat in financial services

Today, Justin Welby was announced as the new Archbishop of Canterbury. So I thought it high time to take a look at some of his sermons and writings while Bishop of Durham. Top of his recent sermon list was a speech that he recently gave to a conference of financiers in Zurich “about the issues facing […]