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Complaints About Packaged Bank Accounts Going Up

The Financial Ombudsman has revealed that the number of complaints about "packaged" bank accounts has risen steeply in the first half of this year.

26 Aug 15 Read More

Barclays Profits Rise By 25%

Barclays have recorded a rise in their profit margins of 25% pre-tax. This takes their profits up £3.1 billion for the six months leading up to the end of June 2015.

31 Jul 15 Read More

Halifax Introduce "Snap to Switch" Service

Halifax have created a new way of switching bank accounts by introducing a system that allows users to simply take a photo of their card and upload it in order to change.

14 Jul 15 Read More

Visa Says That Britain Leads The Way With Contactless Payments

The UK is the largest user of the contactless payment system in the whole of Europe, according to new figures released by Visa.

9 Jul 15 Read More

RBS Fix Glitch With Accounts System

RBS have released a statement that says the problems that some customers experienced with payments this week have now been resolved and account balances have been updated.

23 Jun 15 Read More

Halifax and Santander reap the benefit of new switching system whilst Barclays lose customers

In the last year the amount of people switching their current accounts went up by 7%. Since last March, over 80,000 more people have switched their current account to a new bank than in the previous year.

28 Apr 15 Read More

Barclays' new Blue Rewards current account offers £12 per month bonus

It offers a "Blue Rewards" scheme that seems to be designed to rival the cashback schemes being offered by other banks.

23 Apr 15 Read More

PPI Errors Cost Clydesdale Bank £20.7 million

The City regulator has implemented a fine of £20.7 million for Clydesdale Bank due to “serious failings” concerning complaints over Payment Protection Insurance.

16 Apr 15 Read More

Metro Bank to Generate 3300 More Jobs by 2020

Metro Bank recently announced its intentions to generate 3300 new jobs by 2020 after the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, visited a branch in Kingston-upon-Thames last week.

16 Apr 15 Read More

Nationwide Reduces Rates for Loyal Customers

Loyal customers of Nationwide Building Society have been hit with various cuts in interest rates from the start of this month.

9 Apr 15 Read More

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