UK financial heartland being tested to the limit

Key financial firms and infrastructure providers would be able to cope with a major operational disruption, according to a report by the Tripartite Authorities.More than 60 UK firms and financial infrastructure providers volunteered to take part in the Resilience Benchmarking Project by the Tripartite Authorities - the HM Treasury, the Financial Services Authority (FSA) and the Bank of England - and many helped in its planning and design.The report also examined the preparedness of the UK fi