Policy group calls for banking supervisors to be paid more.
Chancellor says the £60-million profit from the transaction has allowed Britain to turn the corner.
Traders have been found to have attempted to manipulate interest rate and foreign exchange benchmarks.
British Business Secretary Vince Cable will write to the bosses of the eight companies in the FTSE 100 index that still have men-only boardrooms..
Bank of England policymakers have ordered British banks to make a more "honest" assessment of hidden losses on their balance sheets.
Standard Chartered is the latest to be accused of unethical practices by US regulators, sparking market flight.
The Bank of England's governor intervened to ensure that Bob Diamond vacated his post, writes Jill Treanor.
SABMiller's promotion of chief executive Graham Mackay to chairperson without a good reason flouts the United Kingdom's corporate governance code.
Barclays bank chief executive Bob Diamond received nearly £20-million last year even though the bank's profits fell and this has angered trade unions.
Union cries foul as investment bankers profitand taxpayers wait to get £45-billion back.