Thursday, February 29, 2024
Former Centrica CMO, Margaret Jobling has been appointed CMO at NatWest in an apparent turnaround for the bank which had previously scrapped the role. NatWest had previously stated that it would not be hiring a direct replacement for David Wheldon...
In 2018 Virgin Money (in the UK) was purchased by CYBG plc, the group that owns Clydesdale Bank and Yorkshire Bank. The group, now named Virgin Money UK plc will eventually operate under one unified banking brand; Virgin Money. Disrupting...
Listen to the podcast interview here Interview with Annabel Brodie-Smith The Financial Marketeer had the pleasure of speaking to Annabel Brodie-Smith recently. Annabel is the Communications Director at the Association of Investment Companies and has seen the industry change and adapt...
On Friday (26th June), the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced that it was suspending the operations of Wirecard Card Solutions. The ramifications were felt by UK fintechs. What is Wirecard Card Solutions? Wirecard Card Solutions (WCS) is a provider of prepaid...
Listen to the podcast interview here Interview with Will Cookson The Financial Marketeer recently had the opportunity to catch up with Will Cookson to discuss user experience (UX) and customer experience (CX) in financial services. Will, an experienced designer, is the founder...
Leanne Cutts, HSBC's CMO has said that COVID-19 is "a real reset moment for our role as marketers" that has shown the firm that it can deliver change more quickly and confirmed its reliance on an agile method of...
Following its decision to ban the marketing of so-called 'speculative mini-bonds' to retail consumers, the FCA has announced that the ban will now stand permanently. The FCA has said that firms will not be allowed to promote speculative mini-bonds to...
Julene Aguirre, Capital One UK's Head of Research and Design Strategy will be speaking at tomorrow evening's (9th June 2020) online edition of UX Oxford. The event will focus on universal design in the financial world and aims to help...
Saffron Building Society has entered the 'green' finance market with the launch of two new products, the Retro-Fit Mortgage and the Enviro Saver savings account. The Retro-Fit Mortgage, a two-year fixed-rate product aims to incentivise homeowners to invest in home...
Google has announced a significant update to its search ranking algorithm that will target additional user experience measurements including how long content takes to load and how stable the layout of a page is. Known as 'Core Web Vitals', the...