Tag Archives: RBS

RBS becomes NatWest Group – time to ditch the baggage?

What difference does a name change make? RBS (Royal Bank of Scotland as was and still majority owned by the UK government after nearly bringing the nation grinding to a halt in the banking crisis) is changing its name to ...

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NatWest and M&C promise fair banking at last – on credit cards, that is

‘Goodbye unfair banking, hello NatWest’ is a pretty brave statement from the RBS-owned bank and agency M&C Saatchi but an appealing one for a disenchanted market. And, as with M&C’s best work, the point is made clearly and effectively, in ...

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Lloyds Bank picks its moment to hail TSB-free life

Following a rather flashy (and bemusing) press campaign on Sunday (wraparounds are very annoying) Lloyds Bank has added some meat to the potatoes with this film, from RKCR/Y&R presumably, hailing its new TSB-free existence. The new TSB is a local ...

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Britain’s much-derided banks try to make us like them again with TV ad blitz

Yesterday we looked at Nationwide’s new ad aiming a polite kick at rival banks (Nationwide is a mutual) while remarking that the aforementioned banks are sticking their heads above the parapet at last following the well-deserved beating they took for ...

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Big accounts on the move: Moneysupermarket.com, Nokia and RBS corporate

** Moneysupermarket.com is getting a bit twitchy at Mother, we hear. The ‘Epic’ campaign has never been one of our faves; but Mother is a formidable agency. So why not just sit down and come up with something good? **Nokia, ...

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Two cheers for RBS boss Stephen Hester

Well the bloke hasn’t had much to cheer him up recently, having lost a million quid bonus and been vilified by politicians of all hues, mostly for their own hypocritical purposes. Why hypocritical? Labour fuelled the City’s bonus culture and ...

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