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Bankers
In 2008 the financial crisis swept across the modern world. Today, banks are still at the eye of the storm. This three-part BBC documentary series examines recent scandals that have shaken the financial sector, and the revelations of complacency, greed and recklessness that shattered trust in the system. Combining rigorous journalism with access to key players, the series asks what bankers, regulators and policy-makers have learnt since 2008. And, in the process of making the City of London and Wall Street pay the price for weaknesses in regulation, leadership and ethics, is there a danger of inflicting as much suffering on the wider economy as on the banks?
Episodes
Ep 1
Fixing the System
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Ep 2
Risking it All
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Ep 3
Payback Time
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Fixing the System
The inside story of the scandal that ripped through Britain's banking industry and took down a legend. (1 of 3)
Risking it All
Risk is the engine of growth, but reckless risk can have catastrophic consequences. (2 of 3)
Payback Time
A look into how Britain's multi-billion-pound financial mis-selling scandal came about, and how it has driven some small business owners into financial distress. (3 of 3)