Trade Unions Mergers and Competition in British Banks

Morris, Tim (1986) Trade Unions Mergers and Competition in British Banks. Industrial Relations Journal, 17 (2). pp. 129-140.


Examines union merger discussions in the clearing banks in London, England. Prospects and obstacles to the merger between the Banking Insurance and Finance Union and the Clearing Bank Union; Importance of ideological differences and the proposed distribution of power in the negotiations; Internal political factors in explaining merger patterns; History of the inter-union rivalry.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: trade unions; industrial relations; banking
Subject(s): Professional services
Corporate reputation
Centre: Centre for Professional Firms
Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2011 14:22
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2015 14:06

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