Category - banks

  • 12 Dec 2011

    When Vince Cable recently called for workers to be given a seat on company boards, and a say on what their bosses are paid, the business community was predictably dismissive.

  • 16 Oct 2011

    Millions of protesters in 82 countries and across a thousand cities have taken to the streets to demonstrate against the bailing out of the rich.

  • 12 Aug 2011

    Right-wing columnists are having a field day in the wake of the riots, demonising single parents, benefit recipients and working class people generally. To be consistent in condemning looting, we should criticise not only the rioters but the wealthy bankers and politicians who are looting our society.

  • 20 Jul 2011

    The Christian Socialist Movement has said that controversies over banking, phone hacking and MPs' expenses all show a failure to exercise power responsibly.

  • 29 May 2011

    NHS Direct Action and UK Uncut activists dressed in medical scrubs have staged a protest outside HSBC's AGM over the bank's NHS profiteering.

  • 21 May 2011

    Christian Aid Week focuses on vital fundraising for the global work of the UK-based churches' international development agency, and its many indigenous partners across several continents.

    But there are also significant opportunities for raising awareness of key concerns - such as food, commodities, population and poverty.

  • 26 Apr 2011

    Following a month of protests at branches of Barclay's bank, campaigners from the World Development Movement are preparing to protest at the bank's AGM.

  • 26 Mar 2011

    A central London branch of Barclay's Bank was closed early after Christians concerned about economic injustice planned to hold an act of worship there.

  • 25 Mar 2011

    Christians opposing the government's public spending cuts will be holding an ecumenical service in Barclays Bank in Central London as part of a day of protest.

  • 9 Nov 2010

    Pensioners', union and business groups have expressed frustration that the government has abandoned plans for a Post Office state-backed 'people's bank'.