Newsletters From TBU

Goodbye To Catalonia

TSB staff will have to wait until May to find out what’s going to happen to the bank. That is completely unacceptable. Sabadell said of its new strategy that it: “…plans to present its new strategic plan to investors and analysts in May. Sabadell, which has a strong...

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No ‘Money Confidence’ For Staff

When it comes to pay, it seems that David Schwimmer had done a lot better than TSB staff. We said that the 2021 pay award was going to be more important than ever before for TSB staff. The Retail Price Index (RPI), which is the measure of inflation used for...

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Pay & Bonuses 2021

How much do you think TSB paid David Schwimmer, the American actor, to front its new advertising campaign? We ask because TSB is currently deciding the 2021 pay increase and bonus payments for staff. The outcome of those internal discussions will be announced shortly....

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Life Made A Little Bit Better In TSB

Following intense pressure from the union, with the publication of our seven-point plan last week, TSB has said that branches will now close at either 1pm or 2pm, depending on whether they are open at lunch time. That should go some way to stopping the continuing...

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Life Made Worse In TSB

Why is it that Lloyds branches are closing at 2pm with staff going home immediately, whereas TSB branches are staying open longer and staff are being forced to work until 5pm? And why are the two TSB supported staff unions not saying anything about it? Do they not...

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Back To Basics – Now

TSB should go back to basic banking and the measures introduced in the first lockdown with immediate effect. Staff safety must be TSB’s first priority, not money confidence! The Prime Minister announced last night that people in all of England must now stay at home...

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Tier 4 Restrictions & TSB

At yesterday’s Government press conference, the UK’s top scientist, Sir Patrick Valance, warned that the new strain of coronavirus is now “everywhere” in the country and the likelihood is that more areas will be moved into Tier 4 in the next few weeks. The Welsh...

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“Facts are stubborn…..statistics are pliable”

On the 25th November, HM Treasury and the UK Statistics Authority published their response to this year’s consultation on the reform of the Retail Price Index (RPI). This so-called reform, if implemented, could result in millions of retirees seeing significant cuts in...

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The Future Of TSB

It seems that the writing is on the wall for the future independence of TSB. The news that Spain’s second biggest bank BBVA has pulled out of merger talks with Sabadell because they couldn’t agree a price, confirms our worst fears: that TSB will be sold off. The...

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TBU Newsletters

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