Tuesday, November 19, 2013

The Co-operative: an announcement

Organisers of the Co-op's funeral service have asked for no Flowers. Donations may be made to a number of uncharitable funds instead.

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Captain Ranty said...


I switched to the Co-op bank last year. I did so because they claimed that they were the most ethical bank in the UK.

Now this.

Any suggestions on who I should switch to?


Sackerson said...

Triodos? Ecology Building Society?

Captain Ranty said...


I'll take a look.

'Er indoors wants a bank with a local branch. In rural Scotland that is not as easy as it sounds...


Sackerson said...

Have a look at this Scots article on the subject, also the Move Your Money website.


Captain Ranty said...


Paddington said...

It sadly reminds me of the 'alternative' health nuts who swear that most of the big drug companies are 'only in it for the money'. The fact is that those same big companies own the herbal industry as well, and make a far higher percentage profit on those.