Current accounts

Millennials turn to mobiles to access finances, but is going digital the future?

Tuesday, 31 October 2017 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

Millennials are heading up the charge to go digital, according to new research, which may come as no surprise.

10 years of contactless: Payments more than double in a year

Monday, 04 September 2017 | News

Shoppers have adopted contactless technology en masse in the 10 years since it first launched, according to new figures.

Pay with Siri: Barclays launches voice-only payments

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 | News

Barclays says it has become the first high street bank to allow account holders to make a payment using Apple’s voice-activated assistant, Siri.

Bank of England to continue using ‘animal fat’ in notes

Thursday, 10 August 2017 | News

Animal products will continue to be used to make the new polymer £5, £10 and £20 notes, the Bank of England has confirmed today.

NatWest and RBS overhaul overdraft charges

Thursday, 10 August 2017 | News

NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) have become the latest banks to alter their overdraft charging structure.

Monzo users hit by card outage: Carry alternative payment

Friday, 04 August 2017 | News

Challenger bank Monzo has warned customers with its prepaid card to carry a backup card with them for the next few days as it’s experiencing difficulties with its payments technology, meaning cards are only working...

Co-op Bank launches £125 current account switching offer

Tuesday, 01 August 2017 | News

The Co-operative Bank has launched a new £125 current account switching offer, which also donates money to help young homeless people in the UK.

High overdraft charges to come under the spotlight

Monday, 31 July 2017 | News

The high charges banks apply to overdrawn customers will be examined by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to ensure they are fair.

Nationwide is biggest gainer from current account switching

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 | News

Nationwide Building Society enjoyed stronger current account growth than any other provider during the last quarter of 2016.

Banks told to publish more information to help users compare accounts

Tuesday, 25 July 2017 | News

Banks and buildings societies will have to publish more information under new plans to help consumers better compare current accounts.