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The economic pressures and unique conditions of war led to the unionisation of bank workers.
The campaign to encourage savings continued long after the war.
The arrival of women permanently transformed the banking workforce.
The government started issuing its own notes in August 1914.
Banks became more involved in supporting trade with continental Europe and beyond.
As banks looked towards the future, they anticipated a need for fewer, larger banks.