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Bank switches topped 950,000 in past year - here are the winners and losers
Almost one million current account switches took place in the last 12 months
25 July 2018
Lloyds and Bank of Scotland interest rates cut on two top current accounts
Two decent interest-paying current accounts from Lloyds and Bank of Scotland had their rates cut this weekend
2 July 2018
Lloyds and Bank of Scotland to cut interest on two top current accounts
The rates will drop from July, and Halifax is also increasing the fee on its packaged bank account.
16 April 2018
Lloyds and Halifax customers left without 'balance low' text alerts as overdraft changes kick in
Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland have stopped sending customers text alerts warning about their balance
24 November 2017
Halifax and Lloyds overdraft changes - the winners and losers
Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland customers with an overdraft have seen their fees change – here's what it means
7 November 2017
Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland to pay customers £283 million compensation over mortgage arrears
Almost 600,000 Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland customers are in line for payouts totalling £283 million
27 July 2017
New £10 note unveiled this week – here's a sneak peek
The new plastic £10 note will be unveiled tomorrow – but you'll have to wait until September to get your hands on one
17 July 2017
Overdraft fee drop for millions of Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland customers
From November, Lloyds Banking Group is simplifying arranged overdraft charges and removing unarranged overdraft fees
12 July 2017
Exclusive: Bank of Scotland to cut rate on top-paying current account
Tiered interest rates will be replaced with a flat 2% on balances between £1 and £5,000 from 11 June
1 March 2017
Regulator reviewing contactless card security after MSE investigation
Lloyds Banking Group has responded to a request for information from the Financial Conduct Authority
9 November 2016
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24 June 2022Free lateral flow tests in Wales will continue to be available for people showing Covid symptoms up until 30 July.
24 June 2022Private car park operators in England, Scotland and Wales will no longer be able to set fines above £50 in the majority of circumstances, under new rules set out by the Government.
You've got 100 days to use paper £20 and £50 notes before they become unusable - so check your pockets and down the back of sofas now23 June 2022Time is running out to check down the back of your sofa for any soon-to-be-discontinued paper £20 and £50 notes. There are only 100 days left before they become invalid but the latest figures from the Bank of England show there are almost £15 billion-worth of notes still around.
New Government-backed interest-free loan scheme to be rolled out across the UK from September – here’s how it works23 June 2022Vulnerable people who have been rejected from borrowing will apply to apply for a one-off no interest loan scheme (NILs) from September. The scheme aims to reach 20,000 struggling to pay off debt, with them being able to borrow anything from £100 to £2,000 – here’s how it’ll work.
Barclays to shut a further 15 bank branches this year - check if yours is closing and what your options are23 June 2022Barclays has announced another round of bank branch closures, with 15 more outlets set to shut by the end of the year. The latest closures mean Barclays will close 55 branches by the end of the year. Below we list the branches disappearing and what the alternatives are if you still want face-to-face banking.
17 June 2022It is a national tragedy that getting on for a million pensioners, many of whom have been paying into the system for years, are missing out on a critical boost to their income. It's called pension credit, and this year it also means you get an extra £650 to help with energy bills.
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24 May 2022Press the rewind button and go way back to April 2015... Possibly on the telly in the corner of your living room, I was on-air at the time urging savers as usual to use their new tax-free cash ISA allowance – because 'money was nicer in an ISA'. But things changed in 2016.
6 May 2022I set up MoneySavingExpert.com nearly 20 years ago – when arguably the modern web was still in its infancy. With an abundance of self-belief (something I had too much of then, as I realise now) I decided not to read any books, or follow prevailing wisdom on how a site should operate – and just do it my way.
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