26 Mar 2008
Banks should market ethical credentials as thoroughly as environmental friendliness, according...The study found that consumers prioritise a bank's ethical record above
green concerns. While only ...
their bank should not invest
indirectly in corrupt regimes, and 39% wanted it to avoid links with
animal testing; one third said they consider banks' ethics when taking
out a mortgage or opening an account ...
06 May 2004
| by Al Young, Executive creative director, Banks Hoggins O'Shea FCB
The most enjoyable and easiest reviews to write are ones about a piece of work you either really love or really hate. But among the selection of ads from which I had to choose, none aroused such polarity of passion. Sure, some were good and some were bad, but none made me want to shout joyously from...
12 Feb 2004
| by David Bain, Planning director, Banks Hoggins O'Shea/FCB
There is a sinister consensus developing in our society: thousands of us are choosing Apple's iPod as the century's must-have gadget.
30 May 2002
| by SVEN OLSEN, Managing director, Banks Hoggins O'Shea/FCB
Think of a brand of estate agents. Not many spring to mind, do
they? Next, think of why people don't like estate agents. High on the
list will be that they don't do much, they just sit in their dismal
offices answering the phone.
18 Nov 1999
| by PAUL WHITFIELD
Britain s banks were told by the government this week to remember
their social responsibilities...Britain s banks were told by the government this week to remember
their social responsibilities ...
Action Team on Tuesday,
the government challenges banks to increase services to poorer
- greater disclosure by banks of the kinds of services and investment ...
04 Jan 1996
encourages customers to criticise their banks....encourages customers to criticise their banks.
The First Direct campaign, through WCRS, was introduced ...
challenged: Tell me one good thing about your bank and was
followed by a second stating: Some people can .
But the campaign infuriated rival bank NatWest which followed the teaser
ads with its own work in the Daily ...
11 Jul 2007
Selektpoints, a loyalty programme that will operate via the chip embedded in bank cards...The scheme, which made its debut in the Middle East earlier this year,
is in partnership discussions with several UK banks, believed to include
Royal Bank of Scotland, Barclays and HSBC. In contrast to other loyalty initiatives, Selektpoints will pay the
banks to partner it. The banks ...
27 Jun 1996
Abbey National is targeting the untouchables of the banking world with
an account designed...Abbey National is targeting the untouchables of the banking world with
an account designed ...
for the significant number of
consumers in the UK who are unable to open a bank or building society
We are targeting the great unbanked. Between 25% and 30% of people who
apply for a bank account ...
20 Feb 1997
| by CONOR DIGNAM
with the Royal Bank of
Scotland and plans to launch a range of financial services.
The new venture ...
Sainsbury s will now be based on competition rather than co-operation
with the high street banking brands. Tesco s extended venture will
effectively pit it against NatWest and the main banking brands ...
04 May 2006
| by Craig Smith, Editor
Another week, another story drawing parallels between banks' record profits and the penalty charges..., published his Treasury-commissioned report UK
Banking Competition, which highlighted key problem areas of bank
overcharging. Many of those problems remain, from delays on payment processing to
changed. This week, it was revealed that customer complaints to the Banking Code
Standards Board (BCSB ...