UK chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne has indicated that he wants to begin reducing the government’s £32 billion stake in RBS. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Britain is planning to sell half its stake in Royal Bank of Scotland, worth £16 billion, within two years, according to sources have said. Chancellor (...)

Former RBS chief executive Fred Goodwin: big energy companies were warned they were facing a “Fred the Shred” moment

The spectre of Britain’s most reviled company boss, the former RBS chief executive Fred Goodwin, was invoked yesterday by a government minister as he (...)

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Chief Executive Stephen Hester  will step down  later this year. Photograph: Reuters

The chief executive of Royal Bank of Scotland is to step down at the end of the year as the British government prepares the ground to start selling it(...)

Former HBOS chief executive Sir James Crosby

Sir James Crosby must be given some credit for volunteering to forgo a chunk of his lucrative HBOS pension and, in an unprecedented move yesterday,(...)