Banks – a confidence trick that works… most of the time

Wed 20 March 2024

Could we get a better panel to talk about banks? Iceland banking chronicler Jared Bibler, HBOS collapse expert Ray Perman and writer on RBS turmoil Ian Fraser — all under the chairmanship of renowned author Sir Philip Augar. We’re delighted to share this video from our recent Weekend of Mistakes at Hay-on-Wye, a joint production between The Library of Mistakes and Hay Castle Trust. Video: Paul Elkington.

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