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Am I the only one who would pay Hester a bonus?

It’s often said that in Britain we live in a compensation culture, sadly it seems we like the idea of money for nothing, but not for actually doing something. Why is it that we can’t cope with high levels of pay? The furore of the last few days over Andrew Hester’s bonus is what is […]

Stephen Hester: for the good of banking, take your bonus!

So, the great “get the bankers” debate has roared its head again, with the media-hyped uproar around the 2011 bonus of Royal Bank of Scotland Chief Executive, Stephen Hester. Hester, on top of his apparent £1.2M salary – leaked by the Labour government who approved his salary and bonus package at the time of his […]