1 MAY 1992, page 20

Programmed Response

A LAUREL for the BBC's Money Pro- gramme, or a lifebelt? The Wincott Foun- dation's judges rated it the best programme on its subject. By now it is just about the only one.......

City And Suburban

Lloyds' chiefs run the risk of repeating their biggest mistake CHRISTOPHER FILDES T he men who run Lloyds Bank chairman Sir Jeremy Morse and chief exec- utive Brian Pitman —......

Prezza Hezza

HEAD OFFICES were a good place for economies to start. Who needed two of them? Who needed two of everything, or anything? Well, perhaps the customers do — especially if they are......

Ici's Next Miracle

I FEEL more than a qualm as I see Imperi- al Chemical Industries shuffling out of its nylons — Du Pont can have them, we don't really want them, it's not a core business . . .......

High-pitched Buzz

FROM British Telecom (who else?) comes a fine example of Patrick Hutber's law: Improvement means deterioration. Ask for the telephone number of someone who has moved house, and......