Royal Bank of Scotland

7 Dodgy Things RBS Would Rather You Didn't Notice In Its 'Whitewash'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK Politics

The Royal Bank of Scotland welcomed a report it commissioned by Clifford Chance which found "no evidence" that it tried to systematically defraud smal...

RBS Cleared Of Defrauding Small Firms

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK Politics

The Royal Bank of Scotland has been cleared of systematic fraud by a report it commissioned into the conduct of its business support division, after c...

Is Ethical Banking an Oxymoron?

Ian Middleton | Posted 03.03.2014 | 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...

'Bloody' Brawl Outside City Banker Bar

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK

A vicious brawl outside a popular city bar has led to six arrests in the heart of London's financial district, with workers prevented from leaving the...

State-Owned RBS Could Slash Up To 30,000 Jobs

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK

As many as 30,000 jobs are to go at Royal Bank of Scotland over the next few years as part of plans to shrink the bailed-out bank, it was reported tod...

Asa Bennett

Will Big Banks Get Their Customers Back Once They Clean Up Their Act?

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK

Britain's big banks should not expect to get back the customers they lost after the banking crash due to the scale of the breakdown in trust and the "...

Cable: RBS Would Leave An Independent Scotland For London

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Politics

The Royal Bank of Scotland would "inevitably" move to London if Scotland gains independence in this September's referendum, Vince Cable has warned. ...

'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 ...

RBS Cancels Bonuses As It Prepares For £8 BILLION Loss

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Politics

The Royal Bank of Scotland has cancelled bonuses for its top executives after a string of fines has left the taxpayer-owned bank on track for a shock ...

Clegg Blames The Entire Banking Crisis On Labour

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg has accused Labour of being "single-handedly responsible" for the 2008 banking crash, in an attack that has been met with derision by actua...

BoE's Mark Carney Gives Miliband's Banking Plans Both Barrels

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband's proposals to limit the size of Britain's biggest banks and force them to sell off branches to smaller rivals would not improve the banki...

Cameron 'Treating Brits Like Mugs' In Failing To Stop Bumper RBS Bonuses

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron has been accused of treating Brits like "mugs" after announcing the continuation of a £2,000 cap on cash bonuses at the Royal Bank of S...

Osborne Urged To Stop RBS Bankers Bid To DOUBLE Their Bonuses

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne is under pressure to throw out any request from the mostly state-owned Royal Bank of Scotland to let it pay its bankers twice their pay...

Andrew Tyrie: 'Bank Juggernauts Have Yet To Clean Up Their Act'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics

Big banks have yet to start cleaning up their act following a string of mis-selling scandals and controversies like the fixing of Libor lending rates,...

RBS To Pay £61 Million To In Fines To US For Breaking Sanctions

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Royal Bank of Scotland has agreed to pay 100 million US dollars (£61 million) in fines to settle sanctions-busting allegations with American authorit...

RBS Finance Director Quits After Just Three Months

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

The Royal Bank of Scotland's group finance director is to resign less than three months after taking the role, it has been confirmed. Nathan Bostock, ...

RBS And NatWest In 'Cyber Monday' Payment Cards Meltdown

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A banking glitch on one of the busiest online shopping days of the year left millions of shoppers unable to pay for transactions using their credit or...

Do RBS Bankers Deserve £500m In Bonuses This Year?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Royal Bank of Scotland bankers are set to rake in £500m in bonuses this year, despite the state-backed bank suffering a series of scandals like alleg...

Have The Energy Giants Got As Bad As 'Fred The Shred'?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK Politics

Energy giants are facing a crisis of trust that could leave them as publicly disgraced as the banking industry was after Fred Goodwin's mismanagement ...

Royal Bank Of Scotland Avoids Osborne's Chopper

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 01.11.2013 | UK

George Osborne will not be splitting apart the Royal Bank of Scotland, as it will instead create an internal "bad bank" of £38 billion of problem ass...

What Is Barclays Being Probed About NOW?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK

Barclays revealed it had been pulled into a worldwide investigation into alleged manipulation of the £3 trillion-a-day foreign exchange market as it ...

Why Are Banks Under Investigation AGAIN?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.10.2013 | UK

The Royal Bank of Scotland is among a number of banks under investigation by the Financial Conduct Authority over allegations of price manipulation in...

Which Bank Has Been The Naughtiest?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK

Barclays has attracted the most consumer complaints in the first half of this year, the Financial Conduct Authority said. The financial regulator ...

Bankers 'Struggling' On JUST £500,000-A-Year

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 10.10.2013 | UK Politics

Many bankers have been struggling to keep up their standard of living on salaries as high as £500,000-a-year due to their bonuses not increasing as q...