Insiders at NatWest sounded genuinely deflated that, after making real progress in resetting the bank’s moral compass after the horrors of the financial crisis and subsequent scandals, the bank formerly known as Royal Bank of Scotland would have its new name NatWest dragged through the mud: “After all the good work we’ve been doing, It felt like the bad old days when this came through.”
However, charity shops are better prepared this time, Mr Osterley said. Take for example Stockport hospice charity, Beechwood Cancer Care. There's been a queue of customers at its Heald Green precinct. But it is only open to shoppers, not droppers, this week.