15 Sep 2017

Regulator refuses to publish RBS report

Business Editor

The City regulator is refusing to publish a report it commissioned into the way RBS’s global restructuring group treated its small business customers. The Financial Conduct Authority said making it public could undermine its ability to supervise firms because it would reveal confidential information. Some businesses affected by the scandal claim they were deliberately pushed towards collapse to bolster RBS’s profits. The bank admits it could have treated thosefirms better,