Quivering Hands

“Hands are quivering over the relocate button,” states Anthony Browne, Head of the British Bankers’ Association, this week – putting the cat among the pigeons. Writing in the Observer, Browne considers: “Many smaller banks plan to start relocations before Christmas; bigger banks are expected to start in the first quarter of next year.” These comments represent an escalation in the rhetoric from contingency planning to actual moves, although no names were mentioned.