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Current account holders can access data to help find their perfect bank

26 March 2015

Current account customers of six major banks can now download a year's worth of data into a single format

TSB to be taken over by Banco de Sabadell

20 March 2015

Spain's Banco de Sabadell and TSB have reached an agreement on a £1.7 billion takeover of the British lender

'Everyone should have access to banking, affordable credit and be encouraged to save'

11 March 2015

A financial health minister is needed to help ensure everyone has access to basic facilities, a new report says

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27 February 2015

The secret to avoiding bad financial decisions

Suppose I offer you a bet on the toss of a coin.†If you win you get £100, if I win you give me £1. Would you bet?

25 February 2015

The best and worst banks: First Direct tops the table and Barclays gets the wooden spoon

More than 90% of First Direct's current account customers rate its service as 'great', compared to 39% at Barclays

23 February 2015

Industry challenged to do more to protect vulnerable consumers

The Financial Conduct Authority has launched a challenge to the industry to ensure it better protects vulnerable people

4 February 2015

Complaints over banks' handling of power of attorney rising

Bank staff are adding to the distress of people registering power of attorney, says the Financial Ombudsman

12 December 2014

FCA launches consultation on improving complaints procedures

The Financial Conduct Authority has announced a series of proposals to improve financial services complaints handling

6 November 2014

Bank switching 'hassle' must be eliminated, as full-scale current account probe launched

A full-scale investigation of the current account market has been launched by the competition watchdog

15 October 2014

Current account switching up 22% as consumers wise up to better deals

More than one million current accounts have been switched during the first year of the seven-day switching regime

11 September 2014

Guest Comment: 1.1m switched bank in the last year

The Payments Council reveals new research to coincide with the first anniversary of the Current Account Switch Service

8 September 2014

5 million RBS & NatWest savers to be switched to low-paying accounts

Five million NatWest and RBS customers will be switched to new accounts in January paying well below the best buys

8 July 2014

Watchdog mulls probe into stingy savings accounts

Banks that pay ultra-low interest rates on savings accounts because customers don't switch may face a crackdown

30 June 2014

Risky mortgage clampdown outlined by Bank of England

Bank of England's planning to cap home loans and introduce stronger checks to make sure borrowers can afford repayments

26 June 2014

Paying cheques by photo set to come soon, Government confirms

You'll soon be able to pay a cheque into your bank simply by uploading a photo of it, under new Government measures

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