Current accounts

M&S, Tesco and Virgin to challenge the banking giants

Wednesday, 08 May 2013 | Article

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How to switch current account

Monday, 25 June 2012 | News

After a glitch saw customers of NatWest, RBS and Ulster Bank blocked from their accounts, we take a look at how you can move to a different provider and see what else is out there.

Marks & Spencer launches in-store bank

Friday, 08 June 2012 | News

High street chain Marks & Spencer has announced it will launch in-store bank branches from July this year.

Current account will be available from the autumn, with mortgages to follow at a later date.

More than half of Brits have never switched banks

Friday, 25 May 2012 | News

While shopping around for products like insurance and loans is starting to become second nature, Brits are still ...

Moneywise Customer Service Awards: 2012 Shortlist

Friday, 15 June 2012 | Article

Over 14,000 of you voted, making it the biggest customer service survey about financial providers in Britain.

The winners will be revealed on 21 June.

What ever happened to simple banking?

Monday, 05 March 2012 | Blog | By Ruth Jackson

Today, the financial press is abuzz with news of Santander’s new current account. Its 123 account has been described as “innovative”, “unique” and “extremely competitive,” depending on which news story you read.

Santander launches market-leading current account

Monday, 05 March 2012 | News

Santander's new 123 current account pays up to 3% on balances, making it the market leader.

NS&I to close Post Office accounts

Thursday, 03 November 2011 | News

National Savings and Investments (NS&I) is to stop operating its accounts through the Post Office.

Why I’d never consider paying for my current account

Thursday, 03 November 2011 | Blog | By Nathalie Bonney

Whether in a restaurant, bar or at the gym I resent having to pay for water. Given that I can get it for free from the tap – as can the proprietors of these establishments, I don’t see the need to ever pay for water.

Hurry before £200 Co-op current account deal ends

Wednesday, 02 November 2011 | News

Two weeks ago the Co-operative Bank launched a fantastic offer.