29

Dec

Digital marketing and sales as growth drivers

Due to the continuing digitalization of all areas of life, bank customers’ behavior and expectations are also changing—digital channels and therefore also digital marketing are gaining importance. Banking products should fit seamlessly into the—increasingly digital—everyday life. A survey conducted by GfK on behalf of Google and Postbank[1]reveals that almost 90 % of all bank customers initially search […]

23

Dec

EU could fine Italy £3bn for breaking spending and borrowing rules

The EU is poised to punish Italy over its “snowballing” spending and borrowing, putting Brussels on a collision course with the populist government in Rome. In a move expected to raise tensions with Italy, the European commission paved the way for an initial fine of as much as €3.5bn (£3.1bn) on Wednesday after advising the country had[…]

22

Dec

Labour warns UK banks: trim bankers’ bonuses or we will

Bankers’ bonuses could be banned in Britain in order to tackle high levels of inequality across the country, John McDonnell has said. The shadow chancellor warned the City of London that a culture of excessive bonus payouts remained a decade on from the financial crisis and said Labour would introduce rules to curtail such awards – including[…]