Bankers least trusted professionals, followed by journalists and politicians

Bankers are the least trusted professionals, according to new research.

Which? magazine found that only 11 per cent of the 2,060 respondents thought bankers acted in the best interest of the consumer, and 67 per cent believed that bankers won’t lose their jobs if they lie or cheat.

Around 63 per cent thought bankers were unlikely to lose their job if they failed to comply with industry codes of conduct, and 64 per cent believed bankers consistently give poor service.

More people say they distrusted bankers than estate agents, and only 6 per cent of people say they associate ethical behaviour with bankers.

Bankers rated among the bottom three least trusted professionals, which also included journalists and politicians.

Helen Roxburgh is the online editor of economia. Read the rest of this piece here.

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Watch: David Cameron calls on Jeremy Corbyn to stand down as Labour leader

The soon-to-be-ex Prime Minister shouts "for heaven's sake man, go!" in a heated exchange at Prime Minister's Questions.

Losing track of what the various players in the ongoing constitutional crisis believe? Sick of politicians flip-flopping? Starting, frankly, to get tired of the whole thing?

At today's PMQs, David Cameron looked equally rattled - but he managed to make one thing clear. After Jeremy Corbyn made a reference to Cameron's imminent departure from the top post, the Prime Minister replied by saying the Labour leader should also stand down.

"It might be in my party’s interest for him to sit there," Cameron said. "It's not in the national interest. I would say: for heaven’s sake, man, go!"

Watch the clip below:

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