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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.

Savings update: Rise in easy-access accounts paying more than 1%

Tuesday, 01 August 2017 | News
The number of easy-access accounts paying more than 1 per cent continues to rise as new banks launch new deals.

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.

Savings update: Rates continue to creep up

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 | News

French-owned RCI Bank has upped the rate on its easy-access online Freedom account to 1.2% for both new and existing savers. 

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.

Peer-to-peer lender uses own funds to protect investors from losses

Friday, 21 July 2017 | News

Peer-to-peer lender RateSetter has dipped into its provision fund to ensure its 50,000 investors are not being hit by struggling loans.

TSB customers to access mobile banking using iris recognition

Thursday, 20 July 2017 | News

TSB customers with a Samsung Galaxy S8 or Samsung Galaxy S8+ smartphone will soon be able to unlock their TSB mobile banking app using just their iris.  

Challenger banks edge rates up: here’s the top paying savings accounts

Monday, 17 July 2017 | News

On easy-access accounts Bank of Cyprus has raised its Online Easy Access rate to 1.15%, including a 0.55 percentage point bonus for the first 12 months.

Funny money: Cash machine dispenses cries for help

Monday, 17 July 2017 | News

A man in Texas resorted to posting written notes begging for help through the receipts dispenser of a cash machine, after becoming trapped during maintenance work.