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Monzo launches packaged account with £15/mth fee – but is it worth it?
It comes with travel and mobile insurance, as well as interest and budgeting features
20 October 2020
Monzo to introduce new fees for UK cash withdrawals and card replacements
App-based bank Monzo is introducing new fees for customers who take out cash or order replacement cards from October – though you won't need to pay if you have Monzo Plus or rely on Monzo as your main bank account
1 September 2020
NatWest pulls the plug on app-only bank account Bó
NatWest's app-only bank account Bó is to shut down – less than six months after it launched.
1 May 2020
Al Rayan Bank to switch off online banking next week
Sharia bank Al Rayan has announced it will "switch off" online banking next week, sparking outrage among customers who are unable or unwilling to use an app to access their account
24 February 2020
Mobile bank N26 to close all UK accounts in April
N26 has announced it will stop operating in the UK
11 February 2020
NatWest launches app-only bank account Bó – but is it any good?
NatWest has launched an app-only bank account named Bo, offering built-in budgeting features and an eye-catching yellow card
29 November 2019
Monzo tops our bank apps poll as traditional banks lag behind
Challenger banks Monzo and Starling have scooped the top spots in our latest bank apps poll, with traditional banks left playing catch-up
19 July 2019
Monzo launches a premium account – but is it any good?
App-only bank Monzo has launched a premium service – but is it any good?
25 April 2019
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25 January 2021People who need to complete a self-assessment tax return won't be fined if they file online by 28 February – a month after the original deadline of 31 January. But penalties will still be levied if you don't pay your tax bill by this month's deadline as planned
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25 January 2021Nectar cardholders will be able to exchange loyalty points for Avios from next week, which they can then use to get travel-related perks. It comes after Avios ended a similar partnership with Tesco's Clubcard scheme earlier this week
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