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stephen hester

This RBS chaos was no 'inconvenience'. Missing the bus is an inconvenience | John Crace

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Stephen Hester treats us like morons with his Panglossian euphemisms. But it's RBS that ends up looking stupidRBS boss Simon Hester has called it an inconvenience. Others have called it a glitch. The million or so customers whose bank accounts have been affected by the still unsolved problems that hit...
This RBS chaos was no 'inconvenience'. Missing the bus is an inconvenience | John Crace

NatWest calls in 7,000 staff in battle to resolve blocked cash crisis

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With angry customers unable to withdraw their own money, bank cannot forecast when problem will endRoyal Bank of Scotland was unable to say on Saturday how much longer it would take to clear the backlog of payments for hundreds of thousands of NatWest customers affected by a computer glitch.Amid rising...
NatWest calls in 7,000 staff in battle to resolve blocked cash crisis

Twitter tattle and the trouble with twitchforks | Kate Bevan

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The #twitterblackout fighting 'censorship' is yet another example of how social networking militates against thinking for yourselfDid you join in the #twitterblackout on Saturday? It was proposed in response to the publication last week of Twitter's policy on removing content blocked by governments. The immediate reaction on Twitter was outrage...
Twitter tattle and the trouble with twitchforks | Kate Bevan

Is it really too late to split up Royal Bank of Scotland?

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• RBS - government in a hurry• Google's tax: more questions to answer• New Look and the corporate bond bubble• Was Bob Diamond motivated by money?Would you feel uplifted if the state sold some shares in Royal Bank of Scotland at a loss? Would you ignore the up-front hit and...
Is it really too late to split up Royal Bank of Scotland?

Newsdesk live - Goodwin loses knighthood

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Each day on the Newsdesk live blog, the Guardian's national news team will bring you the news as we break it, explain how we choose what we report and why – and ask you to get involved. Send us your ideas, evidence and experiences to help shape our coverage. Get...
Newsdesk live - Goodwin loses knighthood

Newsdesk live - Monday 30 January

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Each day on the Newsdesk live blog, the Guardian's national news team will bring you the news as we break it, explain how we choose what we report and why – and ask you to get involved. Send us your ideas, evidence and experiences to help shape our coverage. Get...
Newsdesk live - Monday 30 January

RBS boss denies cost-cutting was behind IT crisis

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Royal Bank of Scotland IT team saw UK headcount halved and work exported to IndiaThe Royal Bank of Scotland IT team at the centre of the bank's computer crisis had seen its UK headcount halved and work exported to India in a cost-cutting drive, sources have claimed.Concerns had been raised...
RBS boss denies cost-cutting was behind IT crisis
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