Bird, Stephanie
October 2011
People Management;Oct2011, p7
The author reflects on the importance of professionalism and integrity in addition to the implementation of rules and regulations in the banking and financial services industries in Great Britain as of October 2011. She recommends human resources (HR) to support and promote professionalism and integrity in financial institutions. She mentions a letter written to the "Financial Times" in 2010, urging the restatement of the social purpose of financial institutions.


Related Articles

  • No ban on commission, shelf fees out.  // inFinance;Oct2007, Vol. 121 Issue 4, p11 

    The article reports that the Joint Parliamentary Committee on Corporations and Financial Services in Australia and New Zealand has released a report arguing against the removal of commissions on super products. The committee calls for transparency and the removal of shelf fees. According to the...

  • Businesses face triple threat.  // Money Management;9/13/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 34, p5 

    The article discusses risk factors that threatened the operation of financial service companies in Australia as revealed by Aon Australia national financial institutions practice group head Tim Farren. It include brand protection, the ability to attract and retain important staff members and the...

  • Multichannel Marketing: You Can Say that Again. RIZZO, TONY // ABA Bank Marketing;Nov2011, Vol. 43 Issue 9, p20 

    The article discusses multichannel marketing which is a practice of distributing unified sales and marketing plan through various channels to convey a single message to customers. It cites aspects in applying a successful multichannel marketing campaign which include proper analysis and...

  • Assessing the Impact of Microfinance Institutions on Financial Development within the West African Monetary and Economic Union. Lare-Lantone, Kanfitine // International Journal of Finance & Policy Analysis;Spring2011, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p78 

    This paper attempted to assess the impact microfinance institutions had on the development of financial systems in the West African Economic and Monetary Union from 1993 to 2004. The theoretical model identifies their outreach, financial structure, financial efficiency performances, and also the...

  • FUTURE OF POSTAL BANKING IN THE EMU. Lewandowski, Maciej // 11th International Conference on Finance & Banking: Future of th;2007, p464 

    The paper presents issues of postal banking, its origins and evolution up to date. The aim is to propose a scenario for future development of postal banking after creating the common currency in EMU. Two main postal banking models that are discussed are a basis for concluding on possible...

  • There is no doubt financial services has got work to do to win back trust and attract young people. Matthews, Trevor // Human Resources (09648380);Jun2010, p25 

    The article discusses the significance of attracting young talents in the financial services industry in Great Britain. It states that the country is the world's leading financial services center which implies that the sector must continue to attract young talents to retain its position. It...

  • SFSP Promotes Its Diversity And Starts Working More Closely With Locals. Higgins, Barry // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;11/3/2003, Vol. 107 Issue 44, p37 

    Reports on the promotion of diversity by the Society of Financial Service Professional (SFSP) in the U.S. Membership of SFSP; Role of the Chapter Assistance Teams (CAT); Inclusions of the CAT based on the policy of the company.

  • New-look FINSIA to get personal. Taylor, Mike // Money Management;1/31/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p3 

    The article reports on the intention of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) to improve its presence as a professional body to play a greater role in providing lobbying and policy representation to its members in the region. It states that the main objective of the...

  • Take control. Muirhead, Ian // Money Marketing;4/13/2006, p58 

    The article discusses the concerns for few professional firms that are seeking authorization to conduct mainstream financial services business. While such business was regulated by their own professional bodies, proper integration has rarely been achieved. Furthermore, the attractions of...


Read the Article


Sign out of this library

Other Topics