PR For Banks
PR for banks is essential in this busy and competitive industry. The issue is finding the right agency, as there are so many PR agencies in the UK, all with varied sector experience. We do advise talking with agencies that have experience in doing PR for banks and a knowledge of the finance sector.
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that know about the banking industry.
UK Banking Industry
The banking industry has been up and down since the beginning of the financial crisis in 2007. The industry is recovering well and banks are starting to make money again.
The banking industry covers quite a wide range of institutions:
- High Street Banks
- Commercial Banks
- Offshore Banks (City of London)
- Investment Banks & Hedge Funds
- Property Banks
- World Banks (Bank of Paris, Bank of America, Bank of England etc)
The industry did get a lot of exposure through the effects of the financial crisis and through the book ‘Treasure Islands
‘ which looks into world finance and global offshore banking.
The UK in particular the City of London, is at the centre of the global banking industry and has been for centuries going back nearly 1000 years.
High street banks include TSB
and The Bank Of Scotland
The central bank is the Bank of England
. There are many smaller banks such as Coutts
that offer private banking for the wealthy individuals and corporations.
However the banking industry goes much deeper than the high street banks that we all know.
Public Relations For Banks
Since the financial crisis many banks have been using PR agencies for crisis PR
, reacting to how the media is covering the banking sector. How the top staff
are rewarded for their success/failure, and how banks use the money they look after. PR for banks is also used for advertising
, to promote brand awareness
and a positive message.
Banking Industry Experience
The banking industry is one that is very much a hot topic in the media currently. Ever since the financial crash the sector has been in the media spotlight.
For banks, using a media representative is key to ensuring that the press/media coverage they receive is the best possible. PR for banks is important to work with the media. Using an experienced marketing agency that knows about marketing for banks
Negative Media About Banks and Finance
98 of the FTSE
100 companies use tax havens
, companies such as HSBC, Barclays, Lloyds Group, Prudential, which has added to the financial melt down of the economy’s around the world.
Compare Multiple Quotes
PR for banks is important and needs to be compared. All PR agencies set their own fees as private companies, so PR prices
will vary considerably. As a price comparison website
, we do advise shopping around for quotes. PR for banks does not need to be expensive, just fill in the form to get quotes and see.
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