Pipeworth's Bank

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A commercial rival to the Royal Bank of Ankh-Morpork. Loathed by Royal Bank staff, as Pipeworths have taken the Astfgl route to industrial harmony by instituting a Human Resources department, which indulges in practices like monitoring how long employees take for toilet breaks. In Making Money, Moist von Lipwig called this "Time and Motion" study... most Royal Bank workers (to use Moist's metaphor) would not even want to get on that particular pot in the first place, and the general consensus is that although Mavolio Bent is a demanding line manager, at least he treats his staff like people and doesn't diminish them to the status of mere resources, like the paper or the ink...