1980 advert from Barclays Bank promoting their Customer Service Programme.
Barclays plc is a major global financial services provider operating in Europe, the United States, the Middle East, Latin America, Australia, Asia and Africa. It is a holding company that is listed in London, New York and Tokyo. It operates through its subsidiary Barclays Bank PLC.
Barclays plc is the 18th largest company in the world according to Forbes Global 2000 rankings (2007 list) and the fourth largest financial services provider in the world by Tier 1 capital ($32.5 billion). It is the third largest bank in the United Kingdom based on market capitalisation. (more…)
1984 Bradford & Bingley advert.
Bradford & Bingley plc (LSE: BB.) is a British bank headquartered in the West Yorkshire town of Bingley. It was formed by the flotation of the former Bradford & Bingley Building Society on 4 December 2000. Previously, as a building society, the Bradford & Bingley was owned by its customers. When it floated on the London Stock Exchange, members of the society received free shares worth up to £5,000.
1987 Eurotunnel Share Offer commercial.
Eurotunnel plc (in the UK) and Eurotunnel SA (in France) make up the Eurotunnel Group, founded in August 1986, which manages and operates the Channel Tunnel between the UK and France. (more…)
1988 National and Provincial commercial.
The National Provincial Bank was organised as a joint-stock company by Thomas Joplin 1833. At the time, the Bank of England had exclusive statutory power to issue banknotes within a 65 mile radius of London. Although the bank’s administrative offices were in London, it decided to open its branches outside the 65 mile radius so that the bank could issue its own notes. From the beginning National Provincial lived up to its name, (more…)