Flinders, Karl
November 2009
Computer Weekly;11/10/2009, p12
Trade Publication
The article discusses the plans of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Lloyds TSB Bank PLC to sell out their business units and retail branches due to technical challenges faced while dealing with their Information Technology (IT) systems. Robert Morgan, director of outsourcing consultancy Hamilton Bailey, said that insurance and building society businesses were acquired by both the banks but were not integrated properly, so the companies can be separated easily.


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