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.... Lloyds Banking Group, for example, will house the bulk of its activities inside the ringfence but others will need to make bigger changes. HSBC is setting up its ringfenced retail bank in a new head office in Birmingham. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....The richest 0. 01% of households, involving those with more than £31m assets, evade paying 30% of their taxes on average, according to an academic study of tax evasion based on data revealed in the Panama Papers and the leaks concerning the HSBC Swiss private bank. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. HSBC is offering its employees cash bonuses of up to £2,500 if they can convince a colleague to move from London to the bank’s new British headquarters in Birmingham. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... . The QIA separately bought the HSBC Tower at 8 Canada Square in 2014 for £1. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....". As well as Standard Life, which replaced HSBC as shirt sponsors, other big name backers include Land Rover, Qantas, Gillette, EY, and Canterbury. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Arvind Subramanian, India’s chief economist, said the reduction in growth was “quite expected” after demonetisation, and that the replenishment of cash stocks and the monsoon period would help the economy rebound. Growth in India has been slowing since the middle of 2016, according to HSBC, but Das said the country’s economy was generally wellmanaged. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Shares in Burberry fell 3. 7% after HSBC cut its rating on the company to "reduce" from "hold". ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... Another £50 is then paid on the year anniversary of opening the bank account. The offer is available until July 23, but anyone who has been a HSBC customer since January 2015 is excluded. ... [Read full article on Daily Express ]
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....uk, suggests spreading your risk by investing monthly rather than paying in large lump sums right now. “Consider HSBC MSCI World for exposure to markets beyond the UK. ... [Read full article on Daily Express ]
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Almost 1m UK bank customers will be forced to use new sort codes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 16th of June 2017 06:15:07 PM
.... Lloyds Banking Group, for example, will house the bulk of its activities inside the ringfence but others will need to make bigger changes. HSBC is setting up its ringfenced retail bank in a new head office in Birmingham. ...
Best bank accounts for FREE money as HSBC launches £200 switch offer image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of June 2017 02:04:00 PM
.... Another £50 is then paid on the year anniversary of opening the bank account. The offer is available until July 23, but anyone who has been a HSBC customer since January 2015 is excluded. ...
FTSE 100 steady as Burberry shares fall image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of June 2017 08:06:48 AM
....Shares in Burberry fell 3. 7% after HSBC cut its rating on the company to "reduce" from "hold". ...
HSBC cash sweetener aims to entice staff to new Birmingham HQ image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 4th of June 2017 03:56:29 PM
. HSBC is offering its employees cash bonuses of up to £2,500 if they can convince a colleague to move from London to the bank’s new British headquarters in Birmingham. ...
Super-rich evade on average nearly third of their due tax image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 1st of June 2017 05:20:31 PM
....The richest 0. 01% of households, involving those with more than £31m assets, evade paying 30% of their taxes on average, according to an academic study of tax evasion based on data revealed in the Panama Papers and the leaks concerning the HSBC Swiss private bank. ...
India's slowing growth blamed on 'big mistake' of demonetisation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 1st of June 2017 01:31:26 PM
....Arvind Subramanian, India’s chief economist, said the reduction in growth was “quite expected” after demonetisation, and that the replenishment of cash stocks and the monsoon period would help the economy rebound. Growth in India has been slowing since the middle of 2016, according to HSBC, but Das said the country’s economy was generally wellmanaged. ...
Feeding the kitty image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 12:01:02 AM
....". As well as Standard Life, which replaced HSBC as shirt sponsors, other big name backers include Land Rover, Qantas, Gillette, EY, and Canterbury. ...
Contactless payment fraud soars to £7m image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 25th of May 2017 11:37:11 PM
....Bethan Davies, 37, works for a communications agency and had around £200 stolen from her contactless card after losing it on a night out in central London last summer. She cancelled the HSBC card the following morning, but noticed further activity over the next two weeks. ...
HSBC voice recognition system breached by customer's twin image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 19th of May 2017 02:31:12 PM
. HSBC’s voice recognition ID system used by half a million customers for secure access to their bank accounts has been breached by a customer’s twin mimicking his voice. ...
Seeing red when Delta Air debited me twice for plane tickets image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 19th of May 2017 06:00:48 AM
.... Four days later I discovered the available balance on my current account had decreased by a further £1,047. My bank, HSBC, explained that this was a pending transaction to Delta Air, despite the fact that the fare had already left my account. ...
BBC fools HSBC voice recognition security system image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 19th of May 2017 12:21:00 AM
....Security software designed to prevent bank fraud has been fooled by a BBC reporter and his twin. BBC Click reporter Dan Simmons set up an HSBC account and signed up to the bank's voice ID authentication service. ...
Lloyds claims taxpayers have made £900m profit from bailout image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 07:37:15 AM
Dear John Lewis, all I want is my £155 refund … refunded image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 06:00:01 AM
....It was pretty obvious what happened here – the refund had clearly gone on the old card account. Why it took Partnership Card – or HSBC, the firm that actually provides the accounts on John Lewis’s behalf – so long to sort this out is unclear. ...
Samsung Pay launches in UK to take on Apple Pay and Google Android Pay image
....The availability of Samsung Pay, plus the expected marketing drive by the South Korean firm, could help the adoption of mobile payments, despite it being limited to Galaxy S8, S7 and S6 variants and only with Visa and Mastercard cards provided by Santander, Nationwide and MBNA at launch. Samsung said HSBC, first direct, M&S bank and AmericanExpress, as well as its A series of smartphones and Gear smartwatches, would be joining Samsung Pay soon. ...
How to be on the winning side as mortgage war hots up image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 15th of May 2017 06:00:37 AM
....The loans are an illustration of the competition among mortgage providers. At the start of this month, HSBC dropped rates for a number of products, offering 1. ...
Pay off your mortgage FASTER: Save thousands of pounds with this trick image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Saturday 13th of May 2017 01:34:00 PM
.... Around a quarter of people don't even know what interest rate they are paying. However, homeowners on a Standard Variable Rate mortgage stand to save a typical £4,000 a year, if they were to move on to one of the most competitive fixed-rate deals, separate research by HSBC showed. ...
Tory donor questioned by SFO over corruption claims at Petrofac image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 04:47:44 PM
....According to the government’s website, he is entitled to hold one-to-one meetings with senior government ministers and host “high-level incoming visitors”. There are 44 business ambassadors, including Douglas Flint, the chairman of HSBC, and Natalie Massenet, the founder of fashion retailer Net-a-Porter. ...
How YOU can get up to £2,500 cashback from your mortgage  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Thursday 11th of May 2017 03:59:00 PM
.... On a loan of £250,000 the deal would cost £25,928 over two years with monthly repayments of £1,222. In comparison, HSBC currently offer a 1. ...
Staley might be right: UK immigration policy could be key to City's future | Nils Pratley image
....Barclays’ tone on Brexit is wildly different from other big banks. Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs and HSBC have been warning of various degrees of exodus from the City. ...
City banks could move at least 9,000 jobs from UK due to Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 8th of May 2017 04:41:23 PM
.... Goldman Sachs, despite continuing to build a new headquarters in London, has said it would need more people in Madrid, Milan, Paris and other cities in the EU. Other banks included in Reuters’ list are HSBC, Morgan Stanley, HSBC and Citigroup. ...
Banks accused of putting lives at risk as charity accounts are shut without notice image
.... The women founded a charity whose UK arm, Upendo UK, sends donations to feed, clothe and educate 56 of these children so that impoverished relatives can afford to take them in. In February the project was jeopardised when the charity’s bank, HSBC, cut off its funding stream without warning. ...
Mortgage approvals dip for second month image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 4th of May 2017 09:49:42 AM
....Lenders are currently engaged in a price war, particularly during recent weeks when a number of new low-rate deals have been introduced. Mark Harris, chief executive of mortgage broker SPF Private Clients, said: "With HSBC launching the cheapest five-year fix on the market at 1. ...
FTSE 100 lifted by HSBC and Shell results image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 4th of May 2017 08:36:35 AM
HSBC profits fall as bank bids to restore flagging revenues image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 4th of May 2017 06:19:35 AM
. Bank giant HSBC has reported a 19% fall in profits for the first three months of 2017 as it bids to restore flagging revenues after a restructuring. ...
JP Morgan to move hundreds of jobs out of UK due to Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of May 2017 11:36:23 AM
....Ever since the vote for Brexit, European financial centres have been battling over the business that will need to be conducted outside the UK. While Frankfurt is often cited as the obvious location, insurance company Lloyds of London is setting up a subsidiary in Brussels, while HSBC plans to shift 1,000 roles to Paris. ...
Barclays pulls FTSE 100 lower image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 28th of April 2017 11:29:13 AM
....In the FTSE 250, shares in transport group Stagecoach fell 2. 7% after HSBC cut its rating on the company to "reduce" from "hold". ...
Will Lloyds chief enjoy plain sailing or will he jump ship? | Nils Pratley image
....Horta-Osório says he’s happy in his post and there is more to do. Not everybody is convinced by that answer, since six years counts as a long innings for a FTSE 100 chief executive and he’s constantly linked with the vacancy at HSBC. ...
CBI warns against Brexit divorce bill row putting EU-UK trade ties at risk image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 11:14:03 PM
....Even some figures with long-stated concerns about the risks of leaving the single market welcomed recent political developments. “One hopes that after the election is over, the government has clarity of mandate and more capacity to negotiate,” said Douglas Flint, chairman of HSBC. ...
Deutsche Bank: 4,000 jobs at risk of being moved out of UK after Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 06:03:42 PM
.... JP Morgan is considering buying office space in Dublin, and Citigroup has warned it may have to relocate “certain client-facing roles to the EU from the UK”. Goldman Sachs has warned that hundreds of roles could change, while HSBC could switch 1,000 investment banking jobs from London to Paris. ...
Barclays boss sounds Brexit talent warning image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 12:19:59 PM
.... . Both Mr Staley and the chairman of HSBC, Douglas Flint, said that contingency plans to deal with the passporting issue were close to being triggered. ...
Jimmy Choo seeks well-heeled buyer image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 24th of April 2017 06:35:35 AM
Barclays boss’s spy act is a funny old business image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of April 2017 06:00:05 AM
.... Please remember that when he faces the City for the first time since being publicly disgraced, at Barclays’s quarterly results this week. Apart from those numbers from Barclays, we have a slew of other banking events this week – among them an annual general meeting at HSBC, where the bank’s board is about to undergo significant change, partly because it’s time, and partly due to a row with those pesky proxy groups. ...
How to find the best personal loan without damaging your credit rating image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 22nd of April 2017 06:00:06 AM
....”. Aside from TSB, they include HSBC, Ikano Bank and RateSetter, plus the Halifax, NatWest and Barclays (with the last three you must be an existing customer). ...
UK retail surge since Brexit vote comes to an end image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 01:11:30 PM
....”. Simon Wells, chief European economist at HSBC, said the unexpectedly sharp contraction in March showed “consumers are feeling the pinch”, while Victoria Clarke, UK economist at Investec, said it would drag first-quarter GDP growth down to 0. ...
Lloyds eyes Berlin for post-Brexit push image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 16th of April 2017 04:22:04 PM
.... . HSBC has already said it is likely to move 1,000 workers from London to its European headquarters in Paris, while the insurance market Lloyds of London recently said it was setting up an office in Brussels. ...
Labour plans to halt 'epidemic' of high street bank closures image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 11:01:17 PM
....”. Labour argues that the big four banks – Barclays, Lloyds, HSBC and NatWest/RBS – made more than £11bn in combined profit from high street banking during 2015, meaning there was no pressing cost reason for the branch closures. ...
FTSE 100 slides as bank shares lose ground image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 08:04:39 AM
Price rises and pay figures to underline Brexit strain on Britons image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 9th of April 2017 11:01:21 PM
....While economists agree that the underlying trend in inflation will be upwards this year, as higher oil prices add to pressure from the weak pound, some see a good chance the measure will fall back in March’s figures. Economists at HSBC forecast inflation dipped to 2. ...
Outlook for City after Brexit 'has improved' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 9th of April 2017 09:30:14 AM
....The City of London, the council that covers London's financial centre, itself backed EU membership. Since then, banks including Goldman Sachs, HSBC and UBS have said they will move some jobs out of London as a result of Brexit. ...
Bank of England orders financial firms to draft Brexit contingency plans image
....The insurers Lloyd’s of London and Royal London are setting up subsidiaries outside the UK, while the investment banks JP Morgan and Citigroup are actively exploring the relocation of key operations. Goldman Sachs is to move hundreds of bankers to Frankfurt and Paris, while HSBC could switch 1,000 investment banking jobs from London to Paris. ...
Brexit: Bank urges City to 'plan for all eventualities' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 7th of April 2017 09:19:58 AM
....Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50 last week, starting two years of formal talks on the UK's withdrawal from the EU. Goldman Sachs, HSBC and UBS are among the banks that have said they will move some jobs out of London as a result of Brexit. ...
Lloyds reveals location of 100 branch closures as it cuts 325 jobs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 12:27:47 PM
....On Monday, Lloyds announced that it would shrink the size of hundreds of branches to “micro branches” without counters, with only two staff with tablet computers assisting customers. The main high street players – Lloyds, Barclays, HSBC, Royal Bank of Scotland and Santander – have shut 1,7000 branches in the past five years, leaving 1,500 communities without a bank on their high street. ...
Lloyds names locations for 100 branch closures image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 11:54:31 AM
...."Our branches will continue to play a vital role in our multi-channel approach to meeting the full range of customer needs, and we expect to continue to have the biggest branch network in the UK," a Lloyds spokesperson said. Last month RBS and NatWest announced the closure of 158 branches across the UK, and in January HSBC announced a further 62 closures. ...
Lloyds to shrink hundreds of UK branches to two staff image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 3rd of April 2017 06:29:14 PM
.... Lloyds – which owns Bank of Scotland and Halifax – has already announced plans to close 400 of its branches, with more than 9,000 job losses, while last month Royal Bank of Scotland said it was shutting 158 sites, mostly NatWest’s, and the Co-operative Bank is battling to find a buyer amid fears about its future. In January, HSBC said it was shutting a further 62 branches this year, on top of 55 already earmarked for closure, while Yorkshire Building Society revealed it was closing 48 branches, 28 of which are Norwich & Peterborough outlets. ...
Lloyds Bank to shrink hundreds of branches in size image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 2nd of April 2017 11:00:44 PM
....Research by Which? suggested that in total more than a thousand branches closed in the UK in the two years to December 2016. Last month, RBS and NatWest announced that 158 further branches would close, while HSBC is planning to shut 62 branches this year. ...
FTSE 100 slides as South African-exposed firms hit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 31st of March 2017 07:52:27 AM
....8%, after a couple of broker upgrades. HSBC raised its rating on the UK insurance group to "buy", while it was lifted to "overweight" at JP Morgan. ...
London will remain Europe’s financial capital despite Brexit | Nils Pratley image
....None of which alters the fact that London will remain Europe’s financial capital for the foreseeable future under almost all circumstances. Even if 1,000 HSBC jobs go to Paris, or wherever, London will remain streets ahead of its European competitors. ...
HSBC adds new transgender titles including M and Misc image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 30th of March 2017 05:28:12 PM
. HSBC is to let customers choose more non-gender specific titles for their retail bank accounts. ...
HSBC offers choice of transgender titles for bank's customers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 30th of March 2017 04:03:20 PM
. HSBC is to offer its transgender community a choice of 10 new gender-neutral titles as part of its plan to improve the banking experience for customers. ...
Leading City firms begin to lay groundwork for London jobs exodus image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 30th of March 2017 01:06:02 PM
....A number of banks and insurers have already confirmed they could move staff. Goldman Sachs is to move hundreds of bankers to Frankfurt and Paris, while HSBC could switch 1,000 investment banking jobs from London to Paris. ...
Lloyd's of London plans to open Brussels office by middle of 2018 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 30th of March 2017 07:04:46 AM
....AIG, the US insurance company, announced this month that it would set up a subsidiary in Luxembourg, where it currently has a branch. Goldman Sachs is to move move hundreds of bankers to Frankfurt and Paris, while HSBC wants to switch 1,000 investment banking jobs from London to the French capital. ...
Insurer Lloyd's of London confirms new Brussels subsidiary image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 30th of March 2017 06:28:20 AM
.... Frankfurt, Madrid and Amsterdam are also likely to benefit. HSBC is expected to move significant numbers of employees to Paris. ...
Insurer Lloyd's of London 'to open Brussels office', say reports image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of March 2017 05:24:23 PM
.... Frankfurt, Madrid and Amsterdam are also likely to benefit. HSBC is expected to move significant numbers of employees to Paris. ...
Lloyd’s of London will move jobs to new Brussels office image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of March 2017 05:21:41 PM
.... Japanese banks Nomura and Daiwa are reportedly leaning towards the German financial centre. Goldman Sachs, which employs 6,000 people in London, has said it would move hundreds of bankers to Frankfurt and Paris, while HSBC is on course to switch 1,000 investment banking jobs from London to the French capital. ...
What businesses want from the talks image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 11:01:52 PM
....Estimates vary, but one widely quoted report suggested that up to 75,000 financial jobs could be lost from the UK leaving the single market. HSBC, Goldman Sachs and UBS are among those already planning to move jobs out of the UK, although others have committed to new offices in London. ...
Bye-bye bank charges? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 11:28:16 PM
.... "When I first thought about a bank without branches, I didn't realise it would only take a few taps," he says. Global banking giant HSBC says that more than 90% of its interactions with customers are now through its digital channels. ...
UK banks given new stress test scenarios image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 11:43:00 AM
....The banks will have to show they have sufficient resources in place to cope with any shocks. The seven major lenders taking part are Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds, RBS, Santander UK, Standard Chartered and Nationwide. ...
Lords call for the banks to get back to basics image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 07:00:02 AM
.... Meanwhile, the Co-operative Bank says its basic Cashminder account makes up around 20% of all its current accounts. Other providers include Barclays (Basic Current Account), HSBC (Basic Bank Account), Nationwide (FlexBasic), NatWest (Foundation Account), Royal Bank of Scotland (Basic Account), Santander (Basic Current Account), TSB (Cash Account) and Yorkshire Bank/Clydesdale Bank (Readycash). ...
RBS and NatWest to close 158 branches as customers go digital image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 06:05:29 PM
....RBS is the latest high street player to announce branch cuts. In January, HSBC said it was shutting a further 62 branches this year, on top of 55 already earmarked for closure, while Yorkshire building society revealed it was closing 48 branches, 28 of which are Norwich & Peterborough outlets. ...
Police to examine 'Global Laundromat' money laundering allegations image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 06:33:29 PM
....Documents seen by the Guardian show British-registered firms played a prominent role in the money laundering network – and the UK’s high street banks processed almost $740m from the operation without turning back any of the payments. HSBC processed $545. ...
Goldman Sachs to move hundreds of staff out of London due to Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 05:26:34 PM
....Other banks have also warned that roles will have to go as a result of Brexit. HSBCboss Stuart Gulliver has said 1,000 roles will move to Paris in about two years, when Brexit becomes effective. ...
City minister in right and proper pickle over financial crime image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 04:53:03 PM
.... So much, that he couldn’t quite remember any of it. The shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, began by accusing Kirby of complacency – this was harsh; Kirby might be stupid, but that doesn’t necessarily make him complacent – before going on to point out that, of the banks implicated in the scandal, HSBC had form, RBS was three-quarters owned by the government and Barclays had been involved in Libor rigging. ...
Goldman Sachs to expand EU presence ahead of Brexit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 03:00:44 PM
....The City of London has a "long history" as a financial centre, which will be difficult for European cities like Frankfurt to challenge, Andrew Wilson, the regional boss of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, told the BBC. Earlier this year, HSBC and UBS confirmed that some staff would definitely have to move abroad when the UK left the EU. ...
Google to overhaul advertising policies after growing boycott image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 09:48:57 AM
....It is not yet clear whether the new measures go far enough to reassure advertisers. Tesco, Toyota and Volkswagen became the latest major brands to suspend advertising, joining the BBC, L’Oréal, HSBC, Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds, Audi, Channel 4 and the Guardian on a list that now features some 250 firms. ...
British banks handled vast sums of laundered Russian money image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 06:00:24 PM
....Britain’s high street banks processed nearly $740m from a vast money-laundering operation run by Russian criminals with links to the Russian government and the KGB, the Guardian can reveal. HSBC, the Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds, Barclays and Coutts are among 17 banks based in the UK, or with branches here, that are facing questions over what they knew about the international scheme and why they did not turn away suspicious money transfers. ...
Head of Google Europe apologises over ads on extremist content image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 12:23:08 PM
....Marks & Spencer became the latest company to pull advertising from Google on Monday, adding its name to a growing list that includes government departments, major advertising agencies and well-known companies. McDonald’s, the BBC, L’Oréal, HSBC, Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds, the Guardian, Audi and Channel 4 are among the firms to suspend advertising. ...
Google apologises after ads appear next to extremist content image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 10:09:41 AM
....And on Monday M&S joined a growing list of firms to suspend their advertising from both Google's search engine and YouTube site. Others include McDonald's, HSBC, Lloyds, the BBC, Channel 4 and the Guardian. ...
Google braces for questions as more big-name firms pull adverts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 03:24:45 PM
.... Google executives apologised but were told to come back to the Cabinet Office this week with a plan and a timetable to remedy the problem. The decision by Vodafone, Sky, HSBC, Lloyds and Royal Bank of Scotland to suspend their ads, or review whether to do so, follows action last week by other brands. ...
Unilever is safe, but we need better defences against short-term capitalism image
....Sometimes the long-term interests of society must be able to trump the short-term interests of here-today-gone-tomorrow shareholders. Mark Tucker has six months to write his to-do list in preparation for becoming chairman of HSBC. ...

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