Lloyds

Let’s hope RBS emerges as something worth owning shares in

7 June 2018 19:05

At last the government has restarted the process of selling its stake in Royal Bank of Scotland. A first £2…

2017: The best and the worst of the year that was

15 December 2017 12:49

And so to my annual awards. Best business recovery of 2017: Lloyds Banking Group, which returned from the bailout sin-bin…

It’s good to share – and it could put money in your pocket

2 November 2016 12:25

Would you rent out your cat? What about your lawnmower? Or your driveway? That first one may not be practical…

Lloyds boss fails to practise what he preaches

9 August 2016 10:06

Today the Sun have splashed on the revelation that Antonio Horta-Osorio, the married boss of Lloyds Bank, managed to combine business…

Money digest: Britain braced for ‘Super Thursday’ interest rate cut

1 August 2016 10:44

Britain’s financial status could be downgraded this week amid reports the Bank of England will cut interest rates on Thursday. The…

Money digest: Lloyds axes 3,000 jobs

28 July 2016 8:45

Lloyds bank is to axe 3,000 jobs in the UK and close 200 branches in an attempt to save £400m…

Today in audio: Thursday 28th January

28 January 2016 16:06

Haven’t had a chance to follow the day’s political events and interviews? Then don’t worry: here, The Spectator, brings you…

The perverse consequences of punishing the banks

29 July 2014 17:20

Lloyds Banking Group is to pay fines of £218 million for fixing interest rates including Libor (the rate at which…

Another ‘New Colonial’ scales the British establishment

2 August 2013 8:22

A couple of weeks ago, the Spectator ran a cover feature on the number of Australian, Kiwi, South African and…

Why our national debt went up by £1,300 billion today

25 January 2011 18:06

It’s not just the growth figures, you know. Today, the Office for National Statistics also released its latest estimates for…

The bills just keep coming in

3 November 2009 18:27

Two years after Northern Rock became the first bank failure of this crisis, another £30 billion of taxpayers’ money needs…

Next step for banks provides further vindication of Osborne

3 November 2009 13:22

Alistair Darling has unveiled the initial phase of his plan to get the majority state owned banks back into private…