A complete archive of all our Current Accounts news and articles
The long-awaited report into the 2008 collapse of HBOS is set to be released later in the day.
20 Nov 15 Read More
The government's efforts to encourage people to switch their accounts away from the big high street banks are not seeing much success as they would have wished.
6 Nov 15 Read More
The CMA’s latest investigation into the competitiveness in the banking sector has been called out for not going far enough – a criticism that has haunted the CMA since its inception.
23 Oct 15 Read More
The Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, has discussed the financial effects of EU membership on the UK, while speaking at Oxford University on Wednesday.
22 Oct 15 Read More
Jes Staley, who just a few years ago was top of the list to take over as CEO at JP Morgan, has been (unofficially) hailed as Barclay’s top choice to replace Antony Jenkins.
21 Oct 15 Read More
According to the trade association Payments UK, the average adult in the UK will only make cash purchases twice in every three days by 2024. They went on to claim that the typical person will only write two cheques a year by the same date.
16 Oct 15 Read More
A recent report from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has revealed that in the first half of 2015, the number of complaints to banks from current account holders went up by almost a third.
1 Oct 15 Read More
The treasury has increased the total amount raised from the sale of shares in Lloyds Banking Group to £15 billion by reducing the taxpayer’s stake in the bank from 12.97% to 11.98%.
25 Sep 15 Read More
1I2I3 Current Account fee to increase to £5 per month – no change to cashback and interest benefits. 1I2I3 Credit Card fee of £24 p.a. will change to £3 per month (£36 p.a. equivalent). 1I2I3 Credit Card cashback amounts to be capped for new customers – no new caps for existing customers.
14 Sep 15 Read More
In a trend sparked by the recent change to the current account switching system, more and more banks are now offering some form of incentive to customers who switch to them from their competitors.
7 Sep 15 Read More