Articles tagged "banks"

  • Bottles of medicine
    Last updated: 30/03/2009 - 11:56
    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 - 14:21

    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 - 13:21

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

  • Rescue
    Last updated: 01/12/2008 - 10:38
    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 - 11:15
    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.

  • Trophy
    Last updated: 04/02/2009 - 10:55

    The majority of people prefer to apply for a savings account online, but new research reveals the service you receive can vary from provider to provider. Find out which savings providers have been voted the best (and worst) for their online customer service.

  • A suited man with thumbs up
    Last updated: 20/11/2008 - 12:49
    News by Rhian Nicholson

    Lloyds TSB shareholders have voted in favour of the proposed takeover of HBOS at its general meeting, with a 'significant majority' giving their backing to the plans.

  • Last updated: 19/11/2008 - 14:50

    Tell Alistair Darling what you think about the banking bailout, savers' protection and the government's proposed tax measures.

  • Jar of pennies
    Last updated: 17/11/2008 - 13:10

    Banks and building societies have been accused of acting to protect their own interests by drastically cutting rates on saving accounts by up to 2.55% following the Bank of England’s rate cut.

  • Last updated: 07/11/2008 - 17:46

    Critical media attention and government intervention has led to several big mortgage lenders cutting their standard variable rates in-line with the 1.5% Bank of England base rate cut.