Si parla della Banca di Piacenza sul Times, uno dei principali quotidiani della Gran Bretagna. Il motivo è “Amici Fedeli”, un conto dedicato ai possessori di animali domestici, un’iniziativa unica in Italia, pensata per soddisfare aspirazioni ed esigenze dei proprietari di animali domestici. Un articolo firmato da Phillip Willan di cui riportiamo uno stralcio.
“A dog might be a man’s best friend, but he never puts his paw in his pocket when it comes to picking up the bill. Until now, that is. An Italian bank has begun offering pets of all kinds the chance to set up bank accounts to help to pay for their needs, from dog biscuits to cat litter to fish food. Sensibly, perhaps, Italian law does not allow animals to be the sole account holder but their owners can add their names to an account called “Faithful Friends”. Banca di Piacenza, a regional bank in the northwest of Italy, said: “A few months ago a client asked if he could open a current account in the name of his dog, a cocker spaniel named Roll. Of course you can’t, because account holders have to be physical persons. But there is nothing to prevent the addition of the name of a dog. Among the first to open a pet account was Corrado Sforza Fogliani, the chairman of Banca di Piacenza”.
Pochi giorni fa, del conto Amici Fedeli aveva parlato anche La Stampa.