How will the UK's new banks look?

Flinders, Karl
November 2009
Computer Weekly;11/10/2009, p2
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The article offers information on the changes occurring in Great Britain's banking sector. It mentions that government-owned Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Lloyds TSB Bank PLC are selling their high-street branches and financial services business. This is expected to help in creating space for three new high-street banks. It states that the new banks will get an opportunity to differentiate themselves with innovative Information Technology (IT) and invest in social media to reach customers.


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