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01 April 16 from www.theguardian.com

1 April 2016

The Co-op Bank announced its 2015 results today.

The headline is a loss of £610m. A big loss was widely flagged and anticipated. This provides a context for some of the actions by the bank recently.

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10 December 15 from www.theguardian.com, www.refuge.org.uk, www.refuge.org.uk, www.co-operativebank.co.uk

10 December - a new research report has been published on financial abuse in intimate relationships, as part of a joint campaign between the Co-ope

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04 November 15

The wait is over… we are excited to be launching the crowdfunding campaign to set up the Customer Union for Co-op Bank customers today!

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03 July 15 from saveourbank.coop, www.livingwage.org.uk

The Co-op Bank has gained Living Wage Accreditation. This fulfils a commitment made at the announcement of the new Ethical Policy in January.

Save Our Bank wholeheartedly welcomes this announcement.

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12 June 15

12th June 2015

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10 April 15 from gu.com

In his Economics Blog, Guardian economics editor Larry Elliott welcomes the announcement by the Co-operative Group that it made a profit in 2014.

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28 March 15 from www.theguardian.com

The Co-op Bank has announced its results for 2014. The bank lost money but much less than in 2013.

The Guardian (see link) focuses on the retention of Niall Booker and the possible pay package and quotes Peter Hunt of Mutuo who calls the package 'unethical'.

The bank gave Save Our Bank this statement:

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19 January 15

The Co-op Bank has finally unveiled its new Ethical Policy - and the good news is that, in the words of an old TV ad, there’s “nowt taken out”.

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16 December 14 from www.theguardian.com

The Bank of England announced this morning that The Co-operative Bank had - as expected - failed the most recent round of stress tests. Other banks - RBS and Lloyds scraped through.

In a statement released by the Co-op Bank, CEO Niall Booker said that a revised plan had been accepted by the regulator. The bank further says it has no plans to raise further capital.

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03 November 14 from www.saveourbank.coop, www.saveourbank.coop

After the launch of the bank's Ethical Policy poll, we expressed our surprise that some of the statements in the bank's existing Ethical Policy were not included in the survey.

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