Number of Staff Employed
 
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The numbers of staff employed by the Bank at various dates:
 
 Number
Employed
 Date
 Source of Information
See NOTE
30
 November 1917  BCSB: Committee minutes re Fidelity Guarantees for staff
 
40 
 September 1st 1919  BMB Committee minutes - meeting held on August 29th 1919
 
50
 February 1st 1921
 Minutes of Finance & General Purposes Sub-Committee meeting
      held on February 14th 1921
 (1)
79
 September 1922
 Minutes of Finance Sub-Committee meeting held on October 9th 1922
 (2)
92
 October 1st 1923  Minutes of Finance Sub-Committee meeting held on October 8th 1923
 (3)
75
 April 1st 1924   General Manager's Annual Report
 
96
 December 31st 1924   General Manager's Annual Report
(4)
 119
 December 31st 1925  General Manager's Annual Report
 (5)
 135
 December 31st 1926  General Manager's Annual Report
 (6)
 159
 December 31st 1927  Minutes of General Purposes Sub-Committee held on February 20th 1928
 
 171
 October 1st 1928  Minutes of Finance Sub-Committee meeting held on October 8th 1928
 (7)
 170
 March 31st  1929  Statistics on menu for dinner held on April 12th 1929  
 170
 December 1st  1929  Minutes of Finance Sub-Committee meeting held on December 13th 1929
 (8)
 180
 February 17th 1930  Minutes of General Purposes Sub-Committee held on February 17th 1930
 (9)
 187
 November 8th 1930  Minutes of Finance Sub-Committee meeting held on December 8th 1930
 (10)
 193
 December 31st 1932  Minutes of Finance & General Purposes Committee held on January 20th 1936  
 195
 October 31st 1933  Statistics on menu for Commemorative Dinner held on November 27th 1933  
 209
 November 1st 1935   Statistics on menu for dinner held on December 14th 1935
 229
 October 1938  Bank Committee report  
 243
 October 1939  Bank Committee report  
 272
 March 31st 1947  Bank Committee report  
 337
 January 1958
 Staff Association Members' Register   -   Staff listed by:
       Branch
(11)
 560
 March 31st  1976  Number of staff transferring from BMB to BMTSB
 (12)
 
NOTES:
(1) The 50 staff comprised: males 33; females 17
 
(2) The 79 staff comprised: males 55; females 24
       In addition, 4 staff were employed at Bournville Works branch, and there were 3 cleaners.
 
(3)  In addition, 5 staff were employed at Bournville Works branch, and there were 8 branch cleaners.
 
(4)  The 96 staff comprised: males 42; females 30; juniors 24
       In addition, 5 staff were employed at Bournville Works branch, and there were 11 branch cleaners.
 
(5) The 119 staff comprised: males 43; females 39; juniors 35; caretakers 2
 
(6) The 135 staff comprised: males 50; females 41; juniors 42; caretakers 2
 
(7) The 171 staff comprised: males 120; females 51
       In addition, 5 staff were employed at Bournville Works branch, and there were 11 branch cleaners.
 
(8) The 182 staff comprised: males 124; females 58
       In addition, 7 staff were employed at Bournville Works branch, and there were 14 branch cleaners.
 
(9) At this Committee meeting (where it was stated that the current number of employees was 180) it was agreed that the Bank should
      request the City Council to approve of the following Designated Posts of the Bank staff and the numbers thereof:
 
Staff
BACK TO THE TOP
 General Manager
1
 Assistant General Manager
1
 Controllers
4
 Inspectors
6
 Branch Managers
60
 Cashiers
70
 General Clerks
156
 Caretakers
2
 
300
Staff numbers of 300 were not reached until after the Second World War.
 
(10) The 187 staff comprised: males 125; females 62
       In addition, 6 staff were employed at Bournville Works branch, and there were 6 cleaners.
 
(11) The 337 staff comprised: males 185; females 152
 
(12) The 560 staff comprised: males 255; females 305