Articles tagged "banks"

  • Shaking clock
    Last updated: 24/08/2011 - 09:50

    Savers should be paid compensation if a bank collapses regardless of their level of debt with the same firm, the financial watchdog has proposed.

  • Percentage points
    Last updated: 17/12/2008 - 11:57

    The Bank of England is expected to slash interest rates to 0% in light of rising unemployment as well as similar moves in the US.

  • Last updated: 12/12/2008 - 13:58
    News by Chris Thomas

    Shareholders in HBOS are voting today on the Lloyds TSB takeover deal.

  • Last updated: 02/11/2012 - 15:17
  • Halifax
    Last updated: 05/12/2008 - 11:00

    Halifax and the Bank of Scotland will survive on the high street after the HBOS merger with Lloyds TSB completes.

  • Bottles of medicine
    Last updated: 30/03/2009 - 12:56
    Article by Sarah Coles

    As savers worry over the security of bank deposits, Sarah Coles highlights the factors you need to be aware of to assess the health of the banks holding your cash.

  • Last updated: 01/12/2008 - 15:21

    Around 10,000 London Scottish Bank savers have been promised 100% of their money back even on balances over £50,000 after the Manchester-based bank was placed in administration.

  • House and keys
    Last updated: 28/11/2008 - 14:21

    Mortgage lenders have been given a deadline to ensure homeowners facing repossession are treated as fairly as possible.

  • Rescue
    Last updated: 01/12/2008 - 11:38
    Article by Liam Tarry

    The government has taken a majority stake in RBS
    after existing shareholders snubbed a £15 billion share issue. Liam
    Tarry investigates what this bailout means for you.

  • RBS and F1
    Last updated: 28/11/2008 - 12:15
    News by Liam Tarry

    The government has taken a 58% stake in the Royal Bank of Scotland after shareholders rejected the banking group’s £15 billion share offer.