RBS bottom in our banking customer service poll as First Direct remains top
First Direct remains top of our banking table for customer service, while RBS has ranked bottom
10 August 2017
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23 March 2017
Barclays bottom of MSE customer service league, as First Direct retains top spot
First Direct has once again been crowned king of customer service in MoneySavingExpert.com's biannual banking poll
17 February 2017
Two banks WILL offer switching bonuses to Norwich & Peterborough customers facing account closures
Several banks have agreed to provide switching incentives to N&P customers whose current accounts will close in August
9 February 2017
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30 November 2016
First Direct customers locked out of their bank accounts after voice ID system fails to recognise them
A pioneering voice recognition security system introduced by First Direct is failing to recognise some customers
6 October 2016
M&S, HSBC and First Direct cutting interest on regular savings accounts to 5%
Market-leading regular savers are cutting their headline rates for new customers - but you could still lock in at 6%
29 September 2016
Regulator asks lenders to explain why they haven't passed on base rate savings
Mortgage lenders that have not yet passed on base rate savings to their customers could attract the attention of the FCA
12 September 2016
HSBC bottom in our banking poll as First Direct grabs top spot again
HSBC ousts Barclays from the bottom of the table, while First Direct continues its six-year reign at the top
16 August 2016
Voice recognition to replace passwords for 1.3 million First Direct customers 'within two months' – what to expect
If you're a First Direct customer you'll soon be able to access your account details without having to give a password
21 July 2016
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