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212 million paper fivers and tenners still out there – how to make them spendable again

Millions of old-style paper £5 and £10 notes worth over £1.5 billion still haven't been returned to the Bank of England, over a year since the last of them were taken out of circulation

28 August 2019

New polymer £50 note to be launched

The £50 note will stay part of UK currency with a new polymer design, the Treasury has announced

15 October 2018

UK interest rate raised to 0.75% - what you need to know

The Bank of England today raised the base rate from 0.5% to 0.75%

2 August 2018

Banks asked how prepared they are for TSB-style meltdown

Banks are being asked how well prepared they are for a cyber attack or TSB-style IT meltdown by the Bank of England

6 July 2018

UK base rate remains at 0.5%

The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee voted to keep the rate steady

10 May 2018

Old £10 notes to be withdrawn in March

The Bank of England is officially withdrawing old £10 notes on 1 March next year

14 November 2017

UK interest rates rise latest - what banks are doing

The Bank of England on Thursday raised interest rates from 0.25% to 0.5% - the first rate rise in over a decade

2 November 2017

Some tracker mortgage rate rises to hit TODAY

Some banks will begin raising mortgage rates immediately, in the wake of the interest rate rise

2 November 2017

UK inflation hits five-year high – what it means for you

The UK's key inflation rate hit 3% in September, the highest it's been since March 2012

17 October 2017

New £10 note released - what you need to know

The new plastic £10 note enters circulation today

14 September 2017

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