Jan 31, 2014
U.K. Consumer Sentiment Rises to Highest Since Northern Rock Run
Consumer confidence rose to the highest level since the near-collapse of Northern Rock Plc triggered the credit crisis in Britain more than six years ago.
Adam Applegarth resigns from Apollo - The Times
The former chief executive of Northern Rock has resigned from his post at an American private equity firm amid a furore over his involvement in talks over banking deals.
'Applegarth Firm' Eyes Co-op Insurance Bid
The private equity group advised by Adam Applegarth, the former boss of Northern Rock, is wading into another troubled situation: a 1.5bn effort to fill a blac khole in the balance sheet of the Co-operative Bank.
Alex Brummer: The consequences of rotten banks
By now the taxpayer might have hoped that enough had been done to cure the ills of Britain's banking system.