Current Accounts


Online banking: Transfer mistakes to be resolved faster

Consumers who enter incorrect bank details when making a payment online will be able to recover their money more quickly from May.

Current Accounts | 24 Apr 2014

Revealed: The banks and insurers with small print 'longer than novels'

The majority of people do not read the terms and conditions and policy documents from their banks and insurance companies because they are too long and complicated, research has found.

Current Accounts | 22 Apr 2014
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Online registration opens for M&S current account

Customers can now pre-register their interest in the new M&S Current Account ahead of its launch.

Current Accounts | 14 Apr 2014

More than half a million swap banks in six months

More than half a million people have used the Current Account Switch Service to swap banks in the six months since the scheme launched.

Current Accounts | 11 Apr 2014

FCA: Consumer complaints fall by 15%

Consumer complaints against financial services firms fell 15 per cent in the second half of 2013, according to the FCA.

Current Accounts | 09 Apr 2014

Three million UK adults don't have a bank account

Three million adults across Britain do not have a bank account, according to research by Ffrees Family Finance.

Current Accounts | 08 Apr 2014

RBS to axe 44 UK branches

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is to close 44 branches across the UK amid warnings the move will harm vulnerable customers and local communities.

Current Accounts | 03 Apr 2014

Product launches of the week

TSB unveils 5 per cent current account; Nationwide launches fixed-rate ISAs; Bank of Scotland introduces lowest fee 0 percent balance transfer card.

Current Accounts | 14 Mar 2014

TSB launches new current account paying 5%

TSB Bank has launched a new current account paying customers 5% on balances up to £2,000.

Current Accounts | 12 Mar 2014
Mobile phone and credit card

New service to enable payment by mobile phone number

Customers of nine bank and building societies will soon be able to send and receive payments using just a mobile number.

Current Accounts | 10 Mar 2014
Front of a Marks and Spencer shop

M&S Bank launches fee-free current account

Marks & Spencer Bank is to extend its current account offering later this year with the launch of its first 'no fees' product.

Current Accounts | 07 Mar 2014

BLOG: It's time for a new breed of banker

Britain doesn't just need new banks, it needs a new breed of banker, writes Huw Davies.

Current Accounts | 05 Mar 2014
Lloyds Banking Group

Lloyds tops complaints list as claims hit record highs

Lloyds received more complaints than any of its rivals in the second half of 2013 amid a record year for claims, according the Financial Ombudsman Service.

Current Accounts | 04 Mar 2014

Technology will boost banking sector competition not new lenders – think tank

An influx of new lenders will not drive competition and innovation in the retail banking sector, a think tank has said.

Current Accounts | 03 Mar 2014

Survey predicts end of the road for contactless cards

They are only a relatively recent phenomenon but the days of contactless payment cards could soon be numbered, according to a new report.

Credit Cards | 27 Feb 2014

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