RBS chief executive Stephen Hester has declared that good progress has been made on the bank's recovery plan despite a sharp rise in losses.
RBS is four years into its recovery plan and good progress has been made.
We are a much smaller, more focused and stronger bank.
Our target is for 2013 to be the last big year of restructuring.
There will be important work still to do, but an increasingly sound base from which to work.
As the spotlight shifts to the ‘new RBS’ post restructuring, we are determined that it will show a leading UK bank striving to be a really good bank.
By serving customers well RBS can become one of the most respected, valued and stable of banks.
That is our goal.
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