Coutts

We Never Helped Osama Bin Laden, Say Queen's Bankers

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Politics

Queen Elizabeth's private bank Coutts has been forced to deny that it had ever handled former Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden and his family's finance...

'Bigot Of The Year' Award Row

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 01.11.2012 | UK

Two major sponsors of Stonewall's annual awards dinner have threatened to pull the plug on funding if the gay rights group does not withdraw its contr...

Why the Rich Are Rushing to Give Their Money Away by Good Friday

Jody Day | Posted 01.06.2012 | UK Politics
Jody Day

Whilst worrying about your tax bill is a fairly common anxiety for most of us, for wealthy people with a philanthropic bent, there's now the added pressure of giving as much of it as possible away before Good Friday.

The Queen's Bank, A £8.75m Fine, And An 'Unacceptable Risk' Of Money Laundering

Posted 26.03.2012 | UK

Coutts, the exclusive private bank used by the Queen, has been fined £8.75m for failing to protect against money laundering, by the Financial Service...

In Tough Economic Times, We Need the Wealthy to Give

Richard Ross | Posted 26.02.2012 | UK
Richard Ross

In these tough economic times we need to convince the wealthy that they have a responsibility to give. This country is seeing a growing divide where the rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer. The professors I meet don't earn as much as a banker's secretary and yet they are passionate, committed and totally immersed in their journey of discovery. I want to change the rich's mentality toward philanthropy so that they give more. Perhaps new models of giving such as venture philanthropy are a way of convincing the wealthy to give more.