Newsletters From BTU
We’ve received numerous calls from members concerned about what appears to be the Bank’s latest push to change working hours and align them with branch opening times. Many of the members have been concerned that they will only be paid for the opening hours of the...read more
By focusing relentlessly on the Mr. Horta-Osorio’s pension allowance worth 33% of his basic salary, and the allowances for all senior executives compared to those for staff generally, the union has forced Lloyds Banking Group to cut his pension package by £230,000 to...read more
A member subject to a fact find interview (an investigation meeting) asked for a copy of the recording made at the meeting or a transcript, only to be told by the Bank that she couldn’t have one. Leaving aside the wider implications of refusing to provide evidence...read more
The last report and accounts showed that Mr. Antonio Horta-Osorio, Group Chief Executive, is paid some 169 times more than the average worker in Lloyds Banking Group. The Lloyds pay gap is the highest in the UK financial services sector, and one of the highest in the...read more
According to documents leaked to the union there are some 4.37 million Lloyds customers awaiting remediation outcomes (in non-gobbledygook, having complaints resolved) costing the bank £766 million, and that doesn’t include new remediations introduced this year. Those...read more
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The main problem with the bank’s new approach to pay and performance is its fundamental lack of transparency. According to the bank’s own research, 31% of staff don’t trust their line manager to make fair decisions about their reward. That’s a startling statistic. And...read more
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It seems that SPWs pricing strategy – which was quoted extensively in the Financial Times from a leaked internal document – has set the cat amongst the pigeons. The Financial Times said: “The aggressive pricing strategy….comes as it [SPW] seeks to become a big...read more
The problems for the Lloyds Chief Executive, Mr. Antonio Horta-Osorio, just keep on piling up. A week ago, the bank suspended its share buyback scheme because it needed to set aside up to £1.8bn to cover claims relating to the mis-selling of PPI. It seems the bank...read more
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