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RBS: STRIPPING SMALL BUSINESSES, BOOSTING BIG BANKS AND GETTING AWAY WITH IT

Real Media By By Kam Sandhu 27-11-2015 ‘Taking on a bank, especially what was the largest bank in the world at one stage, I’m just a bricklayer, and it really is stressful as an SME to take on these people,’ Clive…

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Bad bankers are like shoplifters, says George Osborne

The Telegraph By Peter Spence & Tim Wallace It’s wrong that people who steal from shops are jailed, but bad bankers are not held to account Chancellor George Osborne (L), and Mark Carney at the Bank’s Open Forum Bankers who…

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Bank of England’s Carney: Markets ‘tainted’ by misconduct

BBC News 11 November 2015 Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mario Draghi, George Osborne and Mark Carney are attending a public forum on financial markets Bank of England governor Mark Carney says public faith in financial markets has been shaken…

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Does The City Need Anymore Rogue Traders?

The Times Alex Ralph Last updated at 12:01AM, November 9 2015 Rogue Trader Wants To Help Clean Up The City Nick Leeson has co-launched an education, advisory and investigation firm Niall Carson/PA He went down in history as the working…

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George Osborne will be burnt in ‘bonfire of the bankers’

The Times Harry Wilson, Simon English Published at 12:01AM, November 9 2015 Standard Chartered recently announced it was planning to cut 15,000 jobs globally   Yui Mok/PA Huge City job cuts to hit Treasury tax take hardThe Treasury faces losing…

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How Wall Street’s Bankers Stayed Out of Jail

The Atlantic William D Cohen September 2015 The probes into bank fraud leading up to the financial industry’s crash have been quietly closed. Is this justice? On May 27, in her first major prosecutorial act as the new U.S. attorney…

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The strange case of RBS and the vampire bankers

Herald Scotland Ian Fraser 27-10-2015 File photo dated 27/01/12 of a general view of signage outside the Royal Bank of Scotland headquarters in Edinburgh. The bank has reported a sharp fall in operating profits to £438 million for the third…

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RBS To Waste More Tax-Payers Money Twisting The Knife

Daily Record 10:00, 19 Oct 2015 By Alastair McNeill   Hamilton businessman’s gruelling seven-year battle with RBS continues Derek Carlyle pictured outside the Motherwell RBS branch were it all began A bankrupt Hamilton businessman’s costly seven-year battle with RBS looks…

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Luyendijk: Don’t Blame the Bankers, It’s the System That Must Change

The Huffington Post Ian Fraser Posted: 19/10/2015 14:46 BST Updated: 19/10/2015 14:59 BST When trying to interview bankers and other City of London insiders for his Guardian banking blog three years ago – material which later formed the basis of…

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As You Were Boys, Business As Usual For Dysfunctional Bankers

BBC News 15 October 2015 From the section Business    Treasury waters down new rules on punishing bankers Image copyright Getty Images Bankers will not have to prove their innocence under new rules being proposed by the UK government. The…

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