10 things we learned this week

Banana fights, bad acting and why RBS' new boss isn't impressed with the state of UK banking.

by Josie Dent
Last Updated: 30 Aug 2013
1. Barclays employees now have to suffer through a ‘half day values workshop’. It might take more than half a day...

2. Tesco and Sainsbury’s are going bananas over bananas

3. Even if you’re based in Silicon Valley, it’s impossible to find good actors

4. The new RBS isn't impressed with the UK's banks. He’s the chief executive of one now...

5. Reverse psychology doesn’t work in a job interview

6. A salmon smokery: the closest commercial building to an Olympic stadium, ever

7. Rentokil owned a courier company. Synergy-riffic...

8. In your face, Germany: the UK currently exports more cars than the home of Audi and BMW

9. Drinkers are swapping Strongbow for Smirnoff as they go upmarket

10. BT has a new sponsorship deal with Glasgow and Edinburgh rugby teams. Either Sky will have to boycott Scottish rugby games, or show the BT logo on their network. Your round, BT

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