Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc didn’t deliberately push small businesses into default in order to buy their assets at a discount, according to a law firm hired by the lender to investigate the allegations.
U.K. Business Secretary says spotlight ‘now firmly on’ Glencore as only FTSE 100 co. without woman on board after Antofagasta names former Chilean minister Vivianne Blanlot. * ‘I have been assured by the company that they are looking to rectify this soon,’ Cable reported as saying * NOTE: Women Fail to Get Top Jobs as FTSE 100 Seeks Boardroom Balance NSN N307ZL6S972C <GO> * NOTE: Glencore Last Bastion of Men-Only U.K. Board on Antofagasta Hire NSN N35MUI6K50XY <GO>
The number of women on the boards of Britain’s biggest companies has reached 20.7 percent, compared with 17.3 percent last year, though most are only being appointed to non-executive roles, a report showed today.
Mass immigration to Britain is due to a “wealthy metropolitan elite” who want cheap labor and services, Tory Home Office Minister James Brokenshire said, in a direct clash with his Liberal Democrat coalition partners.