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People don't really know what career coaching is," says Nathalina Harrison, a former banker who has switched sides to help unhappy Wharfers tackle stress riddled, high-pressure roles in finance.

Canary Wharf bank HSBC has signalled it is setting aside millions as it prepares to review whether it mis-advised its wealthiest customers.

The group has ringfenced £93million to address any issues relating to advice given to wealth management customers over the last four years.


By Jannick Malling, CEO of tradable

The news that Eric Van Der Kleij, the outgoing chief executive of the Tech City Investment Organisation (TCIO), has taken up a new role as an adviser to Canary Wharf Group could have massive repercussions for the financial sector in London.

nov6-barclays.jpgBarclays Bank has reiterated its commitment to lending in the UK after announcing pre-tax profits of £5billion for first nine months of this year.

The Canary Wharf-based bank saw its profits rise by 18 per cent on the same period last year, while profits for the quarter were up to £2.4billion.

bb-mar12-barclays1.jpgBarclays has reported a fall in profits for the first six months of this year, although it still made £2.6billion.

The Canary Wharf-based bank saw its profits drop by 33 per cent from the same period last year, and warned that it intends to shed at least 1,400 jobs to cut costs.