The Observer reports that some of the biggest UK banks are giving thoughts to allowing their shareholders to vote on the size of their bonus pots at annunal meetings.
Here's something we found in Michael Lewis's excellent 'The Big Short'.
Bank of America.
Bloomberg reports that UBS has completed an unwelcome hat-trick in the last 24 hours - three former staff members have pleaded guilty, or been sentenced in the US for wrongdoing.
Welcome to America - the land of the free market system, where entrepreneurs are encouraged and success is rewarded. Wrong.
The story of the 44-page dress code that UBS is trialling in 5 retail branches in Zurich has created quite a stir in the last few days.
See this sensational footage.
The Financial Times quoted executive search firm Armstrong International's Matthew Obsorne earlier this week, who suggested that bank bonus pots are likely to be up to 30% smaller this year-end, and that one-in-ten bankers could end up with a doughnut (ie nothing).
Here's a note of our 2010 Recruitment Poll winners.
And one that will doubtless be uttered by countless front office types over the coming weeks:
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS ) made a total pre-tax profit of £1.27 billion ($2.03 billion) in the third quarter thanks to previously underperforming loans in Ireland being revalued.
Royal Dutch Shell has recruited the former chief executive of DuPont and former chairman of Bank of America Charles Holliday as its chairman, to take over from Jorma Ollila, who will step down at the annual meeting in May after nine years in the role.
Barclays has given an indication about the scale of potential fines looming across the banking industry by setting aside £500m to cover the cost of the on-going investigations into rigging currency markets.