Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Email Error reveals state-owned RBS is paying agency staff £2,000 a DAY - 24th Aug 2011

An email sent in error by a bungling office worker has revealed that RBS is paying contract banking staff £2,000 a day.

The document heaps fresh humiliation on the bank, which was given a £20billion handout in October, 2008 and is now 84 per cent owned by the taxpayer.

The document was circulated by accident to temporary workers at state-owned Royal Bank of Scotland revealed some eye-watering sums, including the bankers’ pay which is the equivalent of around £500,000 a year.

The email was supposed to remind managers to complete timesheets before the bank holiday weekend, but also contained the day-rate paid to 3,000 different contractors and was circulated to 800 temporary RBS workers. Read More