How to deal with a bank culture gone bad

Waiting for a royal commission isn't enough. John Addis explains how investors can protect themselves against shocks from Australia's big four banks.

‘Working in the bank is like living in a parallel universe. Within the four walls are posters of selected employees expressing how great and pleased they are working for the bank. You are constantly surrounded by images and sound bites of how the establishment supports positive cultures and attitudes and how customer service is the right ethos. All the while though in your everyday experience you come across victimisations, blame and yes, discriminations. If you should express any reservations about bank policy, you are marginalised. I guess I must be one of the bad apples.’*

Comment published in response to a Fairfax story, 7 May, 2016 (*Edited by author)

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