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Hester gives up RBS bonus

Stephen Hester, the boss of Royal Bank of Scotland, has said he will not take his bonus this year after IT problems left thousands of customers struggling

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Ulster Bank chief gives up bonus

Ulster Bank chief executive Jim Brown said he was turning down his annual bonus following the IT meltdown which left hundreds of thousands of customers without cash.

Earlier today in the House of Lords Labour called on the Government to intervene to help Northern Ireland residents suffering as a result of the ongoing failures at the bank. Lord McAvoy hit out at Northern Ireland Secretary Owen Paterson saying:

This is a disgraceful position,100,000 customers and small businesses in Northern Ireland are facing financial disaster, but they are receiving no help from a do-nothing Secretary of State for Northern Ireland who is not fit for the job.

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