Category: Stephen Hester


£17m bonuses for ‘thieving’ RBS loan unit

Jason Allardyce and Iain Dey Published: 27 July 2014 THE taxpayer-owned bank RBS has awarded bonuses worth £17m to bankers in its controversial “turnround” unit, which has been accused of killing off small businesses for profit. Vince Cable, the business…

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RSA Group chief executive Stephen Hester – A banking blow-up and gardening leave: What Mr Fix-It did next

James Ashton 4/7/14, There is a work-in-progress feel to Stephen Hester’s new office. High up in the Walkie-Talkie skyscraper, a black gauze is pulled over the windows on one side to neutralise what has been dubbed the Walkie-Scorchie’s death-ray glare…

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Shredded Inside RBS The Bank That Broke Britain: ‘The pimp, the ghetto of fraud and the whorehouse of debt’

 By Ian Fraser CLICK HERE TO BUY SHREDDED from AMAZON or BIRLINN or WATERSTONES or THE GUARDIAN BOOK SHOP It has been nearly two years in the making, but Shredded: Inside RBS The Bank That Broke Britain was published by Birlinn on 05/06/2014. It’s…

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Net closes on Royal Bank of Scotland’s property shenanigans

October 1st, 2012 Today, Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive Stephen Hester used a speech at the London School of Economics to call for a new “compact” between banks and society. With his industry engulfed in scandal and widely despised…

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