Stephen Hester

Stephen Hester’s departure: who would want the RBS job?

12 June 2013 18:14

I do not envy the search committee tasked with finding a new CEO for RBS after Stephen Hester’s departure. The…

RBS next in line for Libor heat

29 July 2012 18:51

The Guardian has published an interview on its site with Stephen Hester in which the RBS chief executive predicts his…

Transcript: Stephen Hester on bankers and bonuses

8 February 2012 13:16

This morning, the chief executive of RBS Stephen Hester appeared on Radio 4’s Today programme to discuss the recent furore…

Osborne defends ‘rewards for success’

7 February 2012 21:02

George Osborne’s speech to the Federation of Small Businesses tonight tries to offer some reassurance that the coalition isn’t caving…

Don’t let’s be beastly to the bankers

5 February 2012 17:00

The Twitter hashtag #BankerOutrage was launched by Radio Four yesterday summing up a very popular mood. It’s not unusual for…

The battle for ‘fairness’ continues

1 February 2012 11:38

Today’s PMQs will be another skirmish in the battle for fairness. All three parties know that there is no more…

Peston: Hester will not take bonus

29 January 2012 22:18

Stephen Hester’s decision to waive his bonus, revealed by Robert Peston just after 10 o’clock, will be a source of…

Labour seizes on Hester’s bonus

29 January 2012 19:50

The issue of Stephen Hester’s bonus is going to carry on hurting the government. Labour has now announced that it…

The government’s Hester problem intensifies

29 January 2012 13:25

First there was Fred Goodwin, now there’s Stephen Hester. The chief executive of RBS is fast becoming the bête noire…