Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 20 August 2014

Anger over Northern Rock bonuses

There's anger in the UK at Northern Rock's decision to pay "dedication" bonuses to its staff.

Most employees will receive 10% of their salaries.

The bank was bailed out with £26bn of British taxpayers' money last year.

Critics say it is outrageous a nationalised bank should dish out cash simply for workers doing their jobs.

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