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RBS Relies on Forged Signatures to access Experian credit file

A legal dispute resulted in the bank using a private eye to access a customer’s credit rating file – and he wants to know why

If you were embroiled in a dispute with your bank, how would you feel if you discovered that, unbeknown to you, private detectives had accessed your credit report to get the lowdown on your finances?

Perhaps you would be shocked and consider it a breach of your privacy, as there are tight controls on who can […]

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Barclays might not win back public’s trust for a decade

It could take up to a decade for banking giant Barclays to win back the public’s trust, its chief executive has admitted.

Antony Jenkins, who became boss of Britain’s second-biggest high street bank in August 2012, said the series of scandals that have rocked the banking system, including the mis-selling of payment protection insurance and Libor fixing, had damaged the bank’s reputation over the long term.
‘Trust is a very easy thing to lose, and a very hard thing to win back. In […]

By |January 3rd, 2014|Barclays|0 Comments

RBS Referred To City Watchdog Over SMEs

Business Secretary Vince Cable has referred the state-backed Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) to the City regulator amid renewed allegations over its treatment of struggling business customers.

Sky News understands that Mr Cable has passed to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) a dossier of evidence compiled by Lawrence Tomlinson, a businessman who also advises the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).

Among a string of claims made by Mr Tomlinson, according to people familiar with the dossier, is that RBS […]

By |January 3rd, 2014|All Banks, RBS|0 Comments