Banks In Short: We Have A Ghastly Mess

Banks In Short: We Have A Ghastly Mess

In the fashion of Awards; fourth place goes to NatWest, third place goes to Santander, second place is Lloyds TSB and first place is Barclays.... that is, according to UK FOS  (Financial Ombudsman Service) and in relation to a 24% rise of civilian complaints about Banks, relative to savings, overdrafts, mortgages and insurance. Andrew Haldane, [...]
November 2011 Noteworthy News

November 2011 Noteworthy News

The average private sector pay award given to employees of 2.6% is half the most recent inflation figure, Income Data Services has shown, whilst a snapshot of FTSE 100 Directors showed a 42% rise as average rising to 49% when adding in other Directors. Any spending bonuses on homes abroad should be aware of  a [...]
September 2011 Noteworthy News

September 2011 Noteworthy News

Ah! September! Don’t you just love the smell of manure in the morning?  As the not so good and not so great politicians and bankers return from their summer sojourns it’s no surprise that banks and politics once again dominate the headlines. The Independent Commission on Banking (ICB) will report its findings this month; bankers [...]