Quentin Marshall hired three people over the past two months. He filled the roles without meeting any of them in person.

Recruiting during a pandemic requires “breaking down a lot of prejudices about how to do things”, said Marshall, head of private banking at UK lender Weatherbys. “Once you get over this idea you must be sharing the same oxygen molecules as them, you just get on with it.”..

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