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Jake O'Kane: Bailed-out banks need to look after the little guy too

For decades, high street banks have shut thousands of local branches across the country. Their justification being people prefer to bank online - which of course they do, when their local branch has just been closed

Gordon Brown's short tenure as prime minister included handling the 2008 financial crisis - but it came at a huge cost, including the closure of high street bank branches
Jake O'Kane
ALONGSIDE comedy, I've run a small business for 30 years. After operating for five years, I needed a loan to upgrade my premises so went to my bank. By that stage, I'd saved half of what I needed and[...]

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