In November 1998, Barclays chief executive Martin Taylor walked out of his job. Widely regarded as one of Britain's cleverest businessmen, Taylor had reached the end of his tether after a series of trading disasters and boardroom clashes. In this account, Martin Vander Weyer traces the decline of what was once Britain's leading bank, and uncovers a story rich in personality, intrigue and social nuance.
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Martin Vander Weyer worked for Barclays and its investment company BZW from 1981 until 1992. His father Deryk Vander Weyer worked for Barclays for 47 years rising from a junior clerk to one of the outstanding City businessmen of his generation. Since leaving the City to become a journalist, Martin Vander Weyer has established himself as a leading financial commentator, for the Daily Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph, Daily Mail, Evening Standard and Independent on Sunday.
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Book Description Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110297644068
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Book Description Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0297644068