Public trust in banks plummets

Fewer than one in every four adults now believes that the two main banks are organisations they can trust, according to independent research commissioned by the credit union movement.

15th August, 2009

Fewer than one in every four adults now believes that the two main banks are organisations they can trust, according to independent research commissioned by the credit union movement.

A similar proportion of people believe that AIB and Bank of Ireland are ‘‘safe places to have a savings account’’ and fewer than one in six would ‘‘trust them not to rip you off’’.

The research was carried...

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