current accounts

Consumers warned over the future of free current accounts

Friday, 30 June 2017 | News

Free current accounts could all but disappear from the UK banking scene in the future, the chair of an investigation into the market has warned.

Bank customers set for sort code and account number switch – are you affected?

Wednesday, 05 July 2017 | News

Hundreds of thousands of bank customers will be forced to change their sort codes and account numbers in the next 18 months.

Co-op Bank puts sale on ice but says it’s still “business as usual for customers”

Monday, 26 June 2017 | News

The Co-operative (Co-op) Bank has withdrawn itself from sale but says there’s no change for its four million customers.

Deal of the week: earn £200 for switching your current account

Friday, 23 June 2017 | News

Move your current account to HSBC and stay for a year and you can earn a £200 switching bonus.

Royal Bank of Scotland voted UK’s least trustworthy provider for fourth year

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 | News

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has been voted the least trustworthy financial services provider for the fourth year in a row by readers of Moneywise.

Bank of Scotland to cut Vantage interest rate – should you move your current account?

Friday, 09 June 2017 | News

Bank of Scotland will cut the headline rate offered on its Vantage current account this weekend, so is it time to move your money?

Government sells remaining stake in Lloyds

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 | News

Lloyds Banking Group has now fully returned to private ownership, as the government has today confirmed it’s sold its remaining stake in the Group.

M&S boosts current account switching bonus to £185

Thursday, 27 April 2017 | News

M&S Bank has increased the reward given to consumers who move their current account, with £185 in gift vouchers now offered to switchers.

Halifax, Santander and Nationwide gain the most current account switchers

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 | News

Almost a quarter of a million people switched their current account provider in the first three months of 2017.

Triodos to launch ethical current account – how does it compare?

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 | News

Triodos Bank has today unveiled a new ethical current account, with customers able to open it from June 2017.