HSBC Bankers Take "Personal Alarms" With Them Into Meetings With Angry Clients

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Violent backlash against bankers, isn’t that so Spring 2009?

Apparently HSBC is still worried about what its customers will do when confronted with bad news.

Daily Mail: A businessman in the North West revealed he arrived at a branch of HSBC in Manchester to be met by what he was told was a new risk management strategy.

This involved the bank staff being required to take personal alarms into meeting rooms.

The man asked why this was necessary to be told: ‘I guess there will be some difficult conversations with clients happening at the moment.’

The personal alarms resemble small pagers that can fit in a wallet.

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