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#Bankers' Bonuses

# bankers-bonuses - Monday 22 July, 2019

Acting Central Bank governor says bankers' pay caps 'may limit the pool of candidates for senior positions'

The finance minister is currently considering a report which reviewed whether bankers’ pay should be increased.

# bankers-bonuses - Monday 20 February, 2012

Lloyds Bank to strip bankers of £1m in bonuses

The bank is to strip several existing and former senior bankers of more than $1 million in bonuses over their roles in mis-selling payment protection insurance.

# bankers-bonuses - Monday 30 January, 2012

Under-fire RBS chief Stephen Hester waives £1m bonus

Stephen Hester, whose bank is 82 per cent owned by the British taxpayer, gives up his bonus to avoid becoming a ‘pariah’.

# bankers-bonuses - Saturday 28 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In tonight’s Fix: Occupied buildings, topless protests and the overriding importance of warm socks.

# bankers-bonuses - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

British bankers may sue over bonuses - if they're 'too small'

British legal experts warn that bankers may not be willing to settle for low bonuses, despite the massive public backlash.

# bankers-bonuses - Monday 3 October, 2011

Column: Michael Fingleton's expense claims are despicable - but they are tip of the iceberg

Former trader Nick Leeson laments the lack of real will to bring ex-Irish Nationwide chief Michael Fingleton to account but notes that the excesses of certain individuals are distracting us from the wider banking scandal.

# bankers-bonuses - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

Column: Nick Leeson on why bankers' bonuses are a red herring

In his latest weekly column for, Nick Leeson writes that bankers’ bonuses awarded during the economic crisis are not contractual should be refunded – but warns against believing bonus culture itself is the whole problem.

# bankers-bonuses - Thursday 24 February, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Dept of Foreign Affairs puts crisis management team in Libya; the last day of campaigning sees party leader return closer to home and the government rushes through ‘three strikes’ legislation on illegal file sharing.

# bankers-bonuses - Friday 10 December, 2010

Future bankers' bonuses to be hit with 90 per cent tax AIB

Future bankers' bonuses to be hit with 90 per cent tax

Amendment to Finance Bill will bring in levy but it will not apply to the deferred 2008 payments of €40m to AIB senior staff.