Last updated: 9 september, 2009 - 17:10 GMT

Former Lehman Brothers workers speak out

Lehman Brothers

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It is almost a year since Lehman Brothers, one of the pillars of Wall Street, collapsed.

As part of the BBC's Aftershock season Business Daily talked to three people who worked at the bank. These are the thoughts and impressions of witnesses from the inside who've had to make new lives for themselves since the financial meltdown.

We hear about what the firm meant to them and how the death of a bank changed their lives. With the fall of Lehman Brothers came a cull of jobs at the firm, and it wasn't just bankers and brokers who were suddenly looking for new employment.

And there were even those who had been forced out of the firm early - as the investment bank tried to shed staff in a bid to save itself.

First broadcast on 09 September 2009

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