It will be hard to ignore the fall out from the Royal Bank of Scotland's record corporate loss of £24.1 billion today.
This is coupled with the news of former chief executive Sir Fred Goodwin's whopping annual pension, estimated by the BBC to be around £650,000. These numbers are of course staggering.
Recently I was speaking to a purchasing director on the huge losses posted by European banks, and he believes that they would be in better shape had a procurement professional been in charge during the good times.
Would RBS have lost so much money with a buyer at the helm?