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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

Watchdog sets timetable for banking shake-up – with multi-account app planned for next year

Banks will be forced to make banking easier and fairer for millions of customers from later this year

2 February 2017

Halifax slashes 25% off its switching bonus – switch soon to bag the £100 offer

Bank switchers looking to take advantage of Halifax's £100 switching incentive will need to act fast

1 February 2017

Norwich & Peterborough current accounts to be closed as banking brand is scrapped – what happens next?

About 100,000 current accounts held with building society brand Norwich & Peterborough will be closed by 31 August

26 January 2017

Total number of bank switches dropped in 2016 – you can earn £100+ by switching

Fewer than 2% of the UK's 70 million active personal current accounts were switched in 2016, the latest figures show

25 January 2017

The 10 big & EASY things to do NOW that save LOADS of cash

Many are skint after Xmas so use Jan to sort their finances. If you've not started, the clock's ticking.

25 January 2017

Banks must do more to support those with mental health problems, charity warns

Banks should introduce options like voice recognition and web chat facilities to help people with mental health problems

24 January 2017

Redirection period for payments to old bank accounts to be extended

Stray payments sent to your old bank account could be redirected to your new account decades after you've switched

17 January 2017

Scam Amazon email leaves consumers out of pocket – protect your bank info

Online shoppers are being conned out of £100s after giving up bank details to bogus emails claiming to be from Amazon

16 January 2017