Free banking may be a myth but it is one we are attached to - Barclays said they would like to charge for current accounts but could not.Read the full story ›
Finance chiefs at Barclays say profits are up - but as a string of past problems plague the bank, can it get back to its quaker roots?Read the full story ›
The Chancellor has hailed Lloyds Banking Group's quadrupled profits as a "milestone". So do the bosses deserve millions for a job well done?Read the full story ›
Responding for the first time to recent questions over the death of a steward, Walsh insisted the evidence said cabin air was safe.Read the full story ›
Ross McEwan insists the bank could not keep the best people if it did not pay substantial bonuses even though it is still losing money.Read the full story ›
The family of air steward Matthew Bass are still searching for answers after the healthy 35-year-old died in his sleep last year.Read the full story ›
So 2014 clearly was not a good year for HSBC. The investment bank made less money but the group as a whole continued to pay penalties for past abuses whether it was in terms of fines or indeed compensation.
It still made a lot of money - just over £12 billion for 2014, down though by 17% on the year before. Profits fell, so did the amount the chief executive earns. Stuart Gulliver took home £7.6m for last year. His bonus was cut by £500,000 because the bank failed to prevent traders manipulating the currency markets.
Remember that fine came at the tail end of last year. The overall bonus pool was also smaller, but 320 staff earned more than a million Euros each. Labour said the scale of the bonuses was astounding given the revelations of the last few days.
Senior Coroner is investigating the death of ex-pilot Richard Westgate who believed he was poisoned over time by contaminated cabin air.Read the full story ›
Britain's biggest energy supplier is also one of its more expensive. Everyone knows you won't find British Gas on any "Best Buy" lists.Read the full story ›