12 Nov 2003
| by Staff,
UK, Nationwide Building Society, the Royal Bank of Scotland Commercial Services, and West Bromwich ...
According to a report in the New York Times, Microsoft made its approach before Google began holding meetings with banks ahead of its planned IPO.
According to the paper, Microsoft executives approached Google within the last two months to discuss options, including the possibility of a takeover ...
09 Oct 2003
| by Mark Kleinman
, the rebranded Abbey National bank, which boldly promises to "turn banking on its head".
But opinion is split ...
points out that many of abbey's branches, which the bank has pledged to overhaul, will retain the old ...
30 Sep 2003
| by Claire Billings,
that the Royal Bank of Scotland has refused to sanction a loan of €12.5m (£8.7m) to fund more ads.
29 Aug 2003
| by Ian Darby
Is The Sunday Times right to be so proud of its new baby, The Month, Ian Darby asks.
14 Aug 2003
will be supplied by Atlantic, home phone calls by Carphone Warehouse and financial services by Halifax Bank
14 Aug 2003
| by Robert Gray
way. Last month, Lloyds TSB became the first bank to offer gas, electricity and telecoms services ...
08 Aug 2003
Ideal is a joint venture between Lloyds TSB, Scottish Power and Cable Wireless, which enables the high-street bank to offer utility services via its network of high-street stores. Customers who sign up to Ideal will receive one monthly combined bill.
A welcome pack, which uses the strapline "It's as simple ...
11 Jul 2003
IBM Global Services is the consultancy arm of IBM which had identified the banking sector as a lucrative target. Having identified top managers at 17 banks in the UK, they customised individual copies of the Financial Times with IBM ads and biked them over so that, for a few minutes, many thought IBM had run an ad ...
03 Jul 2003
| by Ravi Chandiramani
, comprising both Barclays Bank and the Woolwich.
Prior to that, she was customer strategy director ...