Clydesdale Bank to review PPI claims after record £20.6m fine
Clydesdale customers who made a PPI claim before August 2014 will have their claim reviewed, following a £20m fine
14 April 2015
The best and worst banks: First Direct tops the table and Barclays gets the wooden spoon
More than 90% of First Direct's current account customers rate its service as 'great', compared to 39% at Barclays
25 February 2015
There's never been a better time to switch bank - the 10 need-to-knows
Banks are salivating for business, pushing out lucrative perks for switchers. Here are the 10 need-to-knows
25 February 2015
Virgin Money launches new current account – is it any good?
Virgin Money is rolling out its new current account, which offers 1% AER interest on balances of up to £100,000
6 February 2015
Charge-free basic bank accounts unveiled
A basic bank account with no fees for failed payments has been unveiled by the Government today
15 December 2014
Customers being 'ripped off' by banks on Faster Payments limits
The limit for transferring money by Faster Payments with your bank is £100,000, yet many banks set the limit much lower
10 November 2014
What counts as a month? Check with your bank or you could be hit with penalties
Current account customers should check whether deposits have to be paid on a per calendar or per statement month basis
9 October 2014
Current account switching: Early figures show Halifax as big winner
Halifax was the big winner from the first three full months of the seven-day current account switching regime
1 August 2014
Sent money to the wrong bank account? You’ll soon have more help getting it back
If you accidentally send a payment to the wrong bank account, you'll get more help recovering the money from next month
24 April 2014
New Club Lloyds current account offers 4% interest – should you sign up?
Lloyds is replacing its Vantage account with a new bank account offering up to 4% interest on balances of up to £5,000
29 March 2014
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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.
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