current accounts

Most bank customers want £500 to switch accounts

Most consumers are not switching banks because they are happy with their bank and the incentives on offer are not high enough, according to a new study.

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Victims of push payment bank fraud will get refunds under new code from today

Bank account victims tricked into transferring money to fraudsters in 'authorised push payment' (APP) scams will find it easier to get their money back under a new code of conduct that comes into force today.

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Metro Bank tells customers their cash is safe after false social media rumours cause queues at branches

Metro Bank has reassured customers that their money is safe after false rumours on social media at the weekend suggested the bank was experiencing financial problems.

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TSB to cut interest rate on Classic Plus Current Account - here are some alternatives

TSB has become the latest bank to slash its current account interest rate.

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Bank transfer scam victims to be refunded under new rules

People tricked into transferring bank payments to fraudsters in 'authorised push payment' scams will find it easier to get their money back under new plans.

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Check before you switch: changing current account for cash could be more expensive in the long run

While lots of people at this time of year are enticed to switch banks by the upfront gifts or cash on offer, they need to look at the long-term benefits.

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Banks rake in their biggest profits from the over 60s - because they leave cash in their current accounts

High street banks are raking in profits from older customers who don’t switch and leave large sums in current accounts that pay low interest.

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TSB customers punish bank for IT failures, while Nationwide and HSBC come out on top of switching figures

TSB customers have been voting with their feet and deserting the beleaguered bank, new current account switching figures reveal.

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The top current accounts for students heading off to university

Whether you’re a student heading off to university this autumn or a parent or grandparent keen to ensure your children or grandchildren are armed with the best financial start when they leave home for the first time,

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Halifax cuts bonus on its Reward current accounts - again

Halifax Reward account customers will be displeased at yet another reduction in the monthly bonus.

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