All this could not not affect the credibility of the banking sector of the island, writes MarketWatch.
62% of Britons do not trust banks, but over a third say they distrust the sector since the beginning of the recession in the country, reveals a study published by Currencies.co.uk.
Recent scandals leading British banks helped the variance of these concerns. 40% of those surveyed try to insulate their businesses from the banking sector by turning to private companies and credit cooperatives.
"Certainly we are witnessing a change in the financial services sector, where unhappy customers abandon their banks," says Stephen Hughes, director of Currencies.co.uk.
The summer was not good for public image of British banks.
In late June, Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC conceded that after a technical error has deprived millions of their users from accessing their accounts. After the incident, CEO Stephen Hester the bank gave up his annual bonus.
HSBC Holdings PLC and Standard Chartered PLC in the news also came after two separate scandal for money laundering.
The history of Standard Chartered worth 340 million dollars , while its recent report HSBC set aside $ 700 million to cover any fines related to allegations of money laundering.
In July, Barclays PLC attention of both society and the markets, since CEO Bob Diamond resigned after his name was linked to the scandal of manipulating the interbank interest rate in London (Libor).
In the scandal were subsequently involved HSBC and RBS.