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Guest Comment: For some, basic financial services have been out of reach for too long

Rt Hon. Nicky Morgan MP, chair of the Treasury Committee, explains the scope of the committee's inquiry

9 November 2018

Delays to NS&I payments due to technical glitch

Thousands of NS&I customers are facing delays after trying to withdraw money from their accounts this week

2 November 2018

Tesco Bank customers' payments delayed – here's what to do

Tesco Bank has said faster payments are taking longer than usual to go out of customer's accounts and that it apologises for the inconvenience

1 November 2018

Budget 2018: Most to pay less income tax from April

Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced the personal allowance for income tax will be increased from £11,850 to £12,500 from April 2019, while the threshold at which you pay a higher rate of income tax will rise from £46,350 to £50,000

30 October 2018

New top easy-access savings account as rates rise

Nottingham Building Society has launched a new market-leading online easy-access savings account, paying 1.55% interest on £1,000 or more

29 October 2018

'Breathing space' period for people in debt crisis to be extended

People struggling with serious debt look set be given a longer grace period of 60 days before being hit with further interest, charges and enforcement action

27 October 2018

New Scottish £20 note revealed

Royal Bank of Scotland has unveiled the design of its first £20 polymer note featuring the image of historic Scottish entrepreneur Kate Cranston

24 October 2018

Banks to start checking name of who you're sending cash to online

A new 'name check' service is being set up to tackle money transfer scams and lower the risk of online payments being sent to the wrong account - with some banks expected to start using it early next year

18 October 2018

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

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