Current accounts

New online overdraft system launched

Friday, 05 October 2012 | News

Until now, if you've needed an overdraft your only option has been your bank and if you didn't like its unfriendly fees and charges the only alternative was to find a current account with better terms and go through the...

Can you bank ethically in Britain?

Wednesday, 02 November 2016 | Article

You don't have to line the devil's pockets. Pick a bank that cares about the greater good instead of profit.

Watchdog cracks down on packaged accounts

Thursday, 20 September 2012 | News

A new set of rules is being implemented to prevent banks mis-selling packaged accounts.

Student accounts for the new academic year

Thursday, 06 September 2012 | Article



Moneywise guide to student finances

Thursday, 06 September 2012 | Article

With new students facing a total cost of £53,330 for university, according to the new Cost of University study from protection specialist LV=, chances of graduating in credit are increasingly unlikely.

Halifax doubles guaranteed student overdrafts

Friday, 17 August 2012 | News

Halifax has doubled its guaranteed student overdraft to £1,000 for those starting university this year.

Watchdog cracks down on packaged account sales

Monday, 30 July 2012 | News

From next spring banks will be required to check that customers are able to claim on insurance before selling them costly packaged or 'upgrade' accounts following the publication of new rules from the Financial Services...

M&S launches first bank branch

Friday, 20 July 2012 | News

Marks & Spencer has opened its first branch of M&S Bank at the retailer's flagship store in Marble Arch, central London.

The NatWest crash - how to get your money back

Thursday, 26 July 2012 | Article

In June, an IT problem caused chaos for millions of customers of Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and its two subsidiaries NatWest and Ulster Bank as

Why I won't pay to bank with M&S

Friday, 23 November 2012 | Blog | By Ruth Jackson

I had high hopes when Marks & Spencer announced it was going to expand its banking division earlier this year.