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Alex Salmond blasts Treasury over RBS ‘tip-off’ to BBC

Alex Salmond blasts Treasury over RBS ‘tip-off’ to BBC

First minister demands inquiry after corporation disclosed bank’s decision to move HQ to England in event of yes vote. Read more…

Posted by admin - September 11, 2014 at 18:27

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RBS will leave Scotland if voters back independence

RBS will leave Scotland if voters back independence

Statement follows Lloyds saying it would move head office to London to shore up credit rating if Scots back independence. Read more…

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Scottish independence: Cable says RBS would have to move to London

Scottish independence: Cable says RBS would have to move to London

‘I would have thought they would become a London bank which would be symbolically quite important,’ says business secretary. Read more…

Posted by admin - February 6, 2014 at 10:08

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NatWest and RBS cards declined due to IT meltdown on Mega Monday

NatWest and RBS cards declined due to IT meltdown on Mega Monday

Bailed-out banks face angry backlash from customers unable to pay for goods or use their accounts for second time this year. Read more…

Posted by admin - December 3, 2013 at 08:24

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RBS accused of pushing small businesses to the edge to boost profits

RBS accused of pushing small businesses to the edge to boost profits

Dossier claims business assets were seized cheaply amid call to end turnaround arm’s ‘conflict of interests’. Read more…

Posted by admin - November 25, 2013 at 08:46

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RBS sells 314 branches to church-backed Corsair consortium

RBS sells 314 branches to church-backed Corsair consortium

Corsair deal will see revival of William and Glyn’s name, but exact price bailed-out bank receives will not be known until flotation. Read more…

Posted by admin - September 28, 2013 at 10:26

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Church-backed consortium leads bids for RBS branches

Church-backed consortium leads bids for RBS branches

RBS has to sell 315 branches under terms imposed by EU during the £45bn taxpayer bailout of 2008-09. Read more…

Posted by admin - September 21, 2013 at 10:34

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Cost of splitting RBS could outweigh benefits, says Fitch

Cost of splitting RBS could outweigh benefits, says Fitch

Fitch conclusion comes after analysis is commissioned to see if breaking up bank would make it easier to pump credit into economy. Read more…

Posted by admin - August 15, 2013 at 09:20

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RBS sell-off investigation ruled out

RBS sell-off investigation ruled out

Government admits prospect of selling off bank remains distant, despite speculation over potential sale of rival group Lloyds. Read more…

Posted by admin - July 9, 2013 at 08:23

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RBS chief executive Stephen Hester quits with £1.6m-plus payoff

RBS chief executive Stephen Hester quits with £1.6m-plus payoff

Hester, parachuted into the bailed bank during the 2008 crisis, will stand down at end of year as RBS prepares for privatisation. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 12, 2013 at 19:22

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