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    1. October 21, 2014

      Lloyds says UK needs 60,000 homes

      Lloyds Banking Group, the UK’s biggest retail bank, is poised to unveil a £50m fund for small housebuilders in an attempt to...

    2. September 29, 2014

      Lloyds fires eight over rate manipulation claims

      Lloyds Banking Group has dismissed eight employees and recouped £3m of their bonuses after finding that they had attempted...

    1. July 31, 2014

      Investor, by their writedowns so shall you know them

      You can tell a lot about a company by its exceptionals. The extent to which businesses recognise these recurrent one-offs in...

    2. July 31, 2014

      Lloyds considers ‘all options’ to claw back rate riggers’ bonuses

      Lloyds Banking Group is struggling to find a way to claw back bonuses from employees responsible for rate rigging as most...

    3. June 2, 2014

      EU banks’ distressed gentleblokes get what they deserve

      In the past, the nouveau pauvre could apply for alms to the splendidly named Distressed Gentlefolk’s Aid Association....

    4. May 27, 2014

      Strong appetite for bank shares ahead of TSB float

      Investors are showing the strongest appetite for UK bank shares since the mass demutualisation of the 1990s, with TSB...

    5. February 13, 2014

      Lloyds ready to be privatised, declares chief

      Lloyds Banking Group is ready to be fully privatised, according to its chief executive, after he announced the bank’s first...

    6. February 3, 2014

      Unending PPI agony shows Lloyds is a flawed prefect

      Lloyds boss António Horta-Osório has positioned the bank as the bright prefect who sits at the front of the class. But...

    7. January 28, 2014

      Online banking puts pressure on old IT systems

      Barely a month goes by without reports of another serious systems crash at one of the UK’s biggest banks. Last weekend’s...

    8. October 29, 2013

      Rabobank fine marks onset of Libor fatigue

      The Libor-rigging scandal, which prompted the resignation of Rabobank boss Piet Moerland on Tuesday, is the City’s answer to...

    9. October 24, 2013

      Lloyds and Aberdeen on course to lick the platter clean

      There are such things as Jack Sprat deals where both buyers and sellers gain what they want. Aberdeen Asset Management’s...

    10. April 30, 2013

      Falling loan charges help Lloyds to make pre-tax profit of £2bn

      Disposing of more than 600 bank branches after a deal to sell them collapsed is likely to cost Lloyds Banking Group a...

    11. April 24, 2013

      Lombard: Lloyds-TSB deal flop

      Contractual obligation albums were recordings that rock bands produced to fulfil multi-record deals with music companies. It...

    12. April 2, 2013

      RBS lines up Nathan Bostock as finance chief

      Royal Bank of Scotland has lined up Nathan Bostock to succeed Bruce van Saun as its finance chief, handing him a key role in...

    13. March 11, 2013

      Lloyds to reduce stake in St James’s Place

      Lloyds Banking Group is to cash in on the record share price of St James’s Place by selling at least a third of its majority...

    14. February 28, 2013

      How EU cap would hit banker bonuses

      Following a provisional agreement in Brussels to cap bankers’ bonuses, Lina Saigol and Ben Fenton look at how the new rules...

    15. December 20, 2012

      City fall pre-empted Mayans by four years

      A review of 2012 published on December 21 has a real sense of occasion. The world is set to end on Friday, according to an...

    16. November 26, 2012

      Carney avoids England manager syndrome

      George Osborne sounded somewhat defensive on Monday when he declared that Mark Carney had solid connections with Britain,...

    17. July 19, 2012

      Co-operative: Crafty savings bank

      One wonders how long Co-op boss Peter Marks had to dangle António Horta-Osório of Lloyds upside down to shake the remaining...

    18. June 29, 2012

      Banks to repay SMEs for mis-sold swaps

      Britain’s biggest banks have agreed to compensate small and medium-sized businesses that were mis-sold interest rate swaps...

    19. May 17, 2012

      Lloyds cites progress on road to recovery

      Lloyds’ directors told shareholders on Thursday that they are making significant progress in their transformation of the...

    20. May 14, 2012

      Lloyds chief picks final team member

      António Horta-Osório, chief executive of Lloyds Banking Group, has made the final appointment to his new executive team,...

    21. May 4, 2012

      PPI fallout has unforeseen consequences

      Every day the phone rings with a message exhorting me to claim compensation from the banks for mis-sold loan insurance. The...

    22. May 1, 2012

      Glenstrata objectors derail unstoppable Ivan

      Every action has an equal and opposite reaction, according to Sir Isaac Newton, the horticultural accident survivor and...

    23. May 1, 2012

      Banks count cost of PPI as claims surge

      When the chief executive of Lloyds Banking Group unveiled a much higher than expected £3.2bn provision for mis-sold loan...

    24. April 12, 2012

      Lloyds chief lumbers it with sub-scale sale

      Unwanted takeover approaches, such as the attempt by NBNK to buy 632 Lloyds branches, follow a similar pattern to sieges....

    25. March 15, 2012

      Lloyds bars former directors’ £2m payout

      Eric Daniels, former chief executive of Lloyds Banking Group, and other departed directors, have been denied £2m of bonuses...

    26. March 13, 2012

      Lloyds and RBS axe 2,000 jobs in the UK

      Britain’s two state-backed banks, Lloyds Banking Group and Royal Bank of Scotland axed more than 2,000 UK jobs on Tuesday as...

    27. March 1, 2012

      Lloyds finance director could earn £5.8m

      Lloyds Banking Group’s new finance director could receive a maximum of £5.86m in pay and bonuses in his first year at the...

    28. February 27, 2012

      Moreno exit adds to Lloyds woes

      Glen Moreno has resigned as deputy chairman of Lloyds Banking Group, adding further to the disruption at the...

    29. February 24, 2012

      Lloyds Banking Group

      He’s back in the saddle, but the best of the race may be behind him. António Horta-Osório, the Lloyds Banking Group chief,...

    30. February 20, 2012

      Lloyds 13 to lose total of £1.5m

      When the new chief executive of Lloyds Banking Group said the lender would take a £3.2bn charge for the mis-selling of...

    31. February 17, 2012

      Weir to become John Lewis finance director

      Helen Weir, former head of retail banking at Lloyds Banking Group, is to become finance director of the John Lewis...

    32. February 1, 2012

      Tate to depart in Lloyds reshuffle

      The last remaining Lloyds Banking Group executive with links to its ill-fated acquisition of HBOS is stepping down as part...

    33. January 29, 2012

      Lloyds chief plans management changes

      The chief executive of Lloyds Banking Group is set to unveil plans to simplify the bank’s management structure and hand more...

    34. January 25, 2012

      Ex-Lloyds chief joins advisory firm

      Eric Daniels, former chief executive of Lloyds Banking Group and one of the most high-profile figures in the financial...

    35. January 23, 2012

      Newest bank chiefs choose to skip Davos

      Some of the world’s newest bank chief executives are skipping this year’s pilgrimage to Davos, as more pressing matters –...

    36. January 19, 2012

      When the strain begins to show

      Economies are under stress – and so are employees. A review in November of sickness absence* revealed an estimated one in...

    37. January 13, 2012

      Lloyds chief waives right to bonus

      The chief executive of Lloyds Banking Group increased the pressure on rival senior bankers as he waived his entitlement to a...

    38. FT Alphaville

      January 9, 2012

      Horse, re-headed...

      He’s back after two months R&R, which included a week at The Priory.  Here’s Lloyds chief executive Antonio Horta-Osorio...

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