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Bank charges

MoneySaver wins 'first' bank charges court case since 2007

Oliver Foster-Burnell has won a bank charges case against Lloyds TSB at Taunton County Court

12 September 2014

Payment bounced? You'll soon have a second chance to avoid fees

More banks set to adopt a 'retry' scheme from September where they attempt to process bounced payments again

21 August 2014

Got a Santander credit card? Check you haven’t been double-charged

If you've a Santander credit card, check your statement as you may have been charged twice when paying by debit card

3 July 2014

Bank charges campaign saves consumers billions

Bank customers have saved up to £928 million a year from the fall in overdraft charges between 2007 and 2011

25 January 2013

Lloyds and Halifax to refund charges after money transfer glitch

In the worst cases, people have been left without their wages paid in, but you can fight back if hit by charges

22 January 2013

End 'rip off' charges, says Ed Miliband

The Labour leader says the Government should intervene on exorbitant charges for savings, holidays, banking and parking

18 January 2012

Santander to double overdraft charges

Santander will hike overdraft charges in March in a bitter blow to its five million current account users

18 January 2012

Maths PhD student can't comprehend complicated bank charges

Consumers using unauthorised overdrafts find it virtually impossible to calculate how much their bank would charge them

17 January 2012

Co-operative Bank to suspend overdraft interest for three months

Co-op will give a respite to some customers, but those who breach their overdraft limit will still pay fees of up to £20 a time

3 January 2012

'Free' banking system isn't working, says FSA

There's no such thing as free banking and this belief has lead to unhelpful and damaging decisions, says the FSA

25 November 2011