Banking giant UBS launched a dress
code for its retail client-facing employees in Switzerland, reminding them to
“The dress code only concerns a few
client-facing employees who work with retail clients in some of UBS’ branches,”
a UBS spokesman said.
Women can wear no more than seven
pieces of jewellery, while men can only wear three, according to the new dress
code. The shirt collar must be wide enough to pass a finger inside.
Female employees must make sure
their skirts are at knee-length and their blouses and underwear are not too
Women are reminded to use perfume
in the morning (UBS adds it’s most effective when sprayed on right after
showering) – but no different perfume should be experimented with during lunch
Speaking of the lunch break:
employees are reminded to avoid strong-smelling food and smokers should try and
keep the smell of tobacco at a minimum by brushing their teeth after having a
Both men and women’s suits must be
in dark colours (grey, navy blue or black), while the owners of the suits are
asked to change them daily.