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Savings update: rates fall in expectation of interest rate cut

Monday, 25 July 2016 | News

Fixed-rate deals continue to fall ahead of the expected cut in Bank of England base rate next month from 0.5 to 0.25%.

Earn 2.5% interest on your savings - if Man Utd win the Premier League

Wednesday, 20 July 2016 | News

The new ‘Champions Bond’ is a one-year savings account offered by Virgin Money, after the bank announced earlier this week that it has partnered with the Red Devils.

Time to change bank? Current account switchers flock to Halifax

Wednesday, 20 July 2016 | News

More than three million people have moved bank account using the guaranteed switching service since it launched in 2013, and Halifax has gained the most customers.

Santander launches '123 Lite' bank account paying 3% cashback

Wednesday, 20 July 2016 | News

Current account switchers have more choice over where to move their money following the launch of Santander’s new ‘123 Lite’ account.

Savings update: more pain for savers with interest rate cut on the horizon

Tuesday, 19 July 2016 | News

Savers were seemingly given a stay of execution last week when the Bank of England left base rate unchanged at 0.5% rather than cutting it to 0.25% as widely expected.

Get paid £220 in M&S vouchers to switch bank

Tuesday, 19 July 2016 | News

M&S Bank has brought back its leading introductory offer, in an attempt to lure new current account customers with up to £220 in M&S Vouchers.

Regulator names savings providers that pay 0% interest

Monday, 18 July 2016 | News

Savings providers offering the lowest interest rates to savers in easy-access cash and individual savings accounts (Isas) have been named by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). 

New plastic £5 note to launch

Friday, 15 July 2016 | News

A new £5 note featuring former Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill will soon become the first Bank of England note to be printed on polymer – a thin flexible plastic.

72% of savers don't know how much interest they earn - do you?

Thursday, 14 July 2016 | News

Fewer than three in ten adults know what interest they’re getting on their savings, according to a survey commissioned by a property investment company.

Bank of England defies rate cut expectation: what it means for savers and borrowers

Thursday, 14 July 2016 | News

The Bank of England’s monetary policy committee has decided to hold the base rate at its record low of 0.5%, despite widespread market anticipation of a rate cut.