90s advert fot the Scottish Widows financial institution.
Scottish Widows is an investment company located in Edinburgh, Scotland, now a subsidiary of the Lloyds TSB Group.
Scottish Widows Fund and Life Assurance Society opened in 1815 in what is now Chambers Street, as Scotland’s first mutual life office. The formation of the society had been discussed from March 1812 with the purpose of providing for widows, sisters and other female relatives of fund holders so that they would not be plunged into poverty on the death of the fund holder during and after Napoleonic wars. (more…)
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…)