Q: You answered a reader’s letter (Questions of Cash, 11 May) on a fraud committed at an HBOS ATM, where a “skimming device” was fitted to the front of the machine. The victim was obviously unaware of this, but apparently a subsequent customer was as they reported it to the branch when it reopened after the weekend. I have no idea what to look for and many other readers will be similarly uninformed. Please enlighten us! IM, by email.
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Sunday 23 May 2010
Apollo, the social housing group that is part of the HBOS bank, has hired big four accountant PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) to review the business in a move that could lead to a sale.
Friday 21 May 2010
The former boss of rescued bank HBOS earned more than £2 million in pay and benefits for just nine months in his new job heading high street giant Alliance Boots, it emerged today.
Thursday 20 May 2010
Outlook Sir Win Bischoff, chairman of Lloyds Banking Group, has been quietly sounding out Lord Davies, the former trade minister, about a rather delicate matter. Would Lord Davies, who prior to his move into public office in the latter stages of the last government enjoyed a successful stint running Standard Chartered Bank, like to be considered as a candidate for the chief executive's job at Lloyds, Sir Win wanted to know.
Tuesday 18 May 2010
Andy Hornby refused to take credit for Alliance Boots' impressive annual results yesterday, but the £1bn of profits, one of the best performances this year by a UK retailer, marks the start of the rehabilitation of a man that is blamed by many for 2008's banking crisis, and the subsequent recession
Sunday 28 March 2010
Imagine Homes, the buy-to-let business run by the husband of television presenter Anthea Turner, is set to go up for sale within two weeks.
Friday 19 March 2010
Part-nationalised Lloyds Banking Group today flagged up a return to profit this year after seeing lower than expected bad debts.
Sunday 14 March 2010
Lloyds Banking Group is believed to be considering plans to hive off a portion of its giant commercial property portfolio into a separate, tax-efficient company.
Tuesday 02 March 2010
Union leaders attacked banking giant Lloyds today after another 370 job losses were announced.
Friday 26 February 2010
Lloyds Banking Group continued to count the cost of its HBOS takeover today after losses hit £6.3 billion and it revealed £24 billion in bad debts.
Friday 12 February 2010
The eSure founder Peter Wood yesterday promised no let-up when it comes to television's most annoying ads as he celebrated the buyout of Lloyds Banking Group from the business.
Tuesday 09 February 2010
America is is not alone in successfully rehabilitating those who have been painted as the villains of the credit crunch: if anything, Britain has been quicker to give once-vilified bankers a second chance.
Thursday 28 January 2010
Saturday 19 December 2009
I intend to raise a glass this Christmas to two of the most criticised men in the City. But for the actions of Sir Victor Blank and Eric Daniels, the fortunes of more than two million former HBOS shareholders would have suffered much more severely in the great banking disaster than they actually did.
Thursday 03 December 2009
Lloyds Banking Group today announced plans to reduce the benefits staff receive under its final salary pension schemes.
Sunday 29 November 2009
The Bank of England feared that it might need up to £150bn of emergency funds – more than double the figure which it admitted to last week – to pump into the banking system to prevent a run on the banks in October last year.
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