Lunchtime Links: No one wants to work for the FSA anymore

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As we noted in a few weeks ago in a moment of rare prescience, working for the FSA suddenly looks a lot less appealing now that the Conservatives have promised to obliterate it.

Unsurprisingly, existing and potential FSA employees appear to have reached the same conclusion. Current staff are suddenly eager to join unions and putative staff are having a long hard think about whether it's very advisable to go and work somewhere that may not exist in 12 months' time. At the FSA's annual meeting yesterday, Hector Sants said that recruitment problems could be and have become an issue. The concerns may be unnecessary however: as we noted previously, many FSA staff are simply likely to be tranferred to the Bank of England.

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