Why I'm Back At The British LGBT Awards

Marjorie Strachan | Posted 04.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Marjorie Strachan

Big organisations can play a role - we can role model inclusive behaviours and sound business practices and encourages others to do the same. That's why The British LGBT Awards are a great way of drawing attention to those that do this well and encourage improvements where they're required.

Why All Businesses Should Support Diversity

Marjorie Strachan | Posted 03.06.2017 | UK
Marjorie Strachan

The British LGBT Awards which we sponsored and took place in London earlier this month shone a light on a variety of businesses, organisations and corporate leaders that are making a real difference in promoting inclusion.

The Waugh Zone May 13, 2016

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 13.05.2016 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Friday May 13, 2016… 1) FOR FOX'S SAKE The Tory infighting over Europe has reached such a pitch that it...

The Waugh Zone April 14, 2016

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 14.04.2016 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Thursday April 14, 2016… 1) THE NARCOLEPTIC EUROSCEPTIC It’s taken several months, but Jeremy Corbyn w...

George Osborne's Privatisation Project Is Set To Make £32bn This Year

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK

George Osborne is set to raise more money in a single year through the sale of public assets than was made by the combined profits of every privatisat...

George Osborne 'Casually' Loses Taxpayers £1billion In RBS Shares Sale

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 04.08.2015 | UK Politics

George Osborne has been accused of “casually” losing taxpayers £1billion today after shares in RBS sold at two-thirds the price the Government pa...

RBS IT Outage Turns Banking Nightmare Into a Reality

Roger Keenan | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK Tech
Roger Keenan

Managing the fallout following a public IT outage is of paramount importance and having a similar issue so soon after the 2012 fiasco will only work to further tarnish RBS's reputation. However, it's now vital the bank learns from its mistake to make sure customers are not forced to deal with similar issues further down the line.

'Hidden Chancellor' George Osborne Sends In A Junior To Defend RBS Sale

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 11.06.2015 | UK Politics

George Osborne was branded a ‘hidden Chancellor’ today after failing to turn up to the Commons to defend selling the public stake in RBS for less ...

Banks Are Now Using Touch ID To Secure Their Apps

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK Tech

Two UK banks RBS and Natwest have added Apple's Touch ID fingerprint technology to their iPhone apps allowing customers to login using just their thum...

10 Most Dubious New Years Honours

Jack May | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Jack May

The New Year always brings, amongst other things, the New Years Honours List. Most of these are great - amazing figures in local communities doing amazing things, or long-suffering civil servants and high-flying diplomats being rewarded for something about 'British interests'.

Protesters 'Illegally' Evicted From Bank After Trying To Feed The Homeless

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK

A group calling themselves the Love Activists are currently being evicted after taking over a former RBS office in London, which they planned to turn ...

Brand Offers To Buy Hungry City Worker 'Hot Paella'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale & Sara Nelson | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK

Russell Brand has responded to the Royal Bank of Scotland worker who missed his lunch on Friday due to a protest outside the bank by apologising and o...

Bullying Banks and Toothless Ministers

Ian Middleton | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Politics
Ian Middleton

I just watched a documentary revealing some of the outrageous behaviour from UK banks in their dealings with small and medium businesses. It's a cliche I usually try to avoid, but this really does beggar belief, especially from two of the banks the tax payer bailed out to the tune of billions of pounds of our money!

How to Solve 'The NHS Problem'

Hugh Salmon | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Politics
Hugh Salmon

As a country, the NHS is the biggest issue we face. If we leave it to the politicians - you know, the people who don't know that invoices for £1.7billion are coming through the door - the NHS could bankrupt us...

Another $4.3Billion in Fines and Banks Are Still Paralysed

Nigel Cannings | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Politics
Nigel Cannings

There will be another Forex-style scandal within the next three years. It is probably brewing even as you read this. And it will probably all be conducted on the telephone, now that the regulators have worked out IM chatrooms...

RBS Will Now Help City Police Tackle Financial Crime

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Politics

Royal Bank of Scotland has been chosen to provide advice to police on financial crime just days after its own bill to settle regulatory investigations...

What You Really Need to Know About UK Interest Rates

Sebastian Burnside | Posted 22.12.2014 | UK
Sebastian Burnside

Over the next few months I'm going to be leading research at RBS on this topic. We'll be talking to our customers about interest rates and the decisions they think they'll make when rates change. We want to understand how we, and the industry itself, can help. This won't end the fevered speculation about the timing of the first rate rise, but next time you're listening to the debates, ask yourself this question. Does this tell me what I really need to know about UK interest rates?

9 Scottish Nationalists Who Think RBS' Move Threat Is A Unionist Plot

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK Politics

Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group have angered pro-independence campaigners online by warning that they would move their headquarters fr...

Royal Bank Of... England?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK

Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group would move their headquarters from Edinburgh to London if Scotland votes for independence in next week...

Wonga To Axe These Puppets In Bid To Stop Attracting Children

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK

Wonga's grandparent puppets, stars of the controversial payday lender's recent adverts, are to be axed as part of the firm's attempt to avoid "anythin...

Big Banks Are Threatening People With Dodgy 'Wonga-Style' Lawyers

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK

Britain's biggest banks are hitting customers with legal threats from what appear to be independent lawyers, but are actually names used by the bank's...

Is Ethical Banking an Oxymoron?

Ian Middleton | Posted 30.04.2014 | UK
Ian Middleton

On the day that Royal Bank of Scotland announced a bonus payout to it's staff of £588million in spite of an operating loss of £8.24billion, one had to wonder if any lessons were really learnt from the mess that was left after the banking crash only a few years ago...

RBS Reveals A £8.2bn Loss.. And A £576m Bonus Pot

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK

Taxpayer-backed Royal Bank of Scotland has recorded pre-tax losses of £8.2 billion for 2013, as it revealed a a staff bonus pot of £576 million. ...

'Vampire' RBS Accused Of Sucking Cash Out Of Small Firms

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK Politics

The Royal Bank of Scotland has been accused of acting like a "vampire" that sucks cash out of profitable businesses by government adviser and serial e...

Asa Bennett

'We See Noise And Nothing Changing Among The Big Banks', Warns Govt Adviser

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Politics

Big banks are still just as dominant as they were before the recession, with no one yet jailed or held responsible for the string of banking scandals ...