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Halifax to shake up Ultimate Reward account fees – are you a winner or loser?

Halifax is to change the fees it charges on its Ultimate Reward packaged bank account from November, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal. If you spend a lot on your debit card or have a high account balance you could pay less, but many who don't meet the criteria will pay more - we've full info and analysis

16 August 2019

200,000 Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland customers to get payouts after admin blunder

Around 200,000 Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland customers are owed payments of £30 each on average, due to administrative errors dating back to 2012 which may have led to them not switching to better products

26 April 2019

Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland customers unable to make Faster Payments

Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland have apologised to customers after many reported being unable to make payments today

18 January 2019

Bank of Scotland, Halifax, Lloyds and Santander planning to let you block gambling transactions

At least four more high street banks - the Bank of Scotland, Halifax, Lloyds and Santander - are working on plans to help customers restrict their spending on gambling, after Barclays became the first to do so last month

4 January 2019

Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland now let you track spending via Google Maps

Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland have started allowing customers to track where they've been spending with a new Google Maps feature

28 November 2018

Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland to hike overdraft fees for millions

Nearly all customers with an overdraft at Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland will see their charges increase from January - and someone with a constant £500 overdraft will pay around £40 a year more under the new system

23 November 2018

Lloyds and Halifax PPI customers could be due refunds after banks failed to send letters

The Competition and Markets Authority has issued Lloyds with legal directions after it failed to send annual payment protection insurance reviews and provided incorrect PPI data to its customers

5 October 2018

First Direct tops first official bank service league table

New rules mean banks have to publish how likely their customers are to recommend them on service

15 August 2018

Halifax to slash current account rewards

Halifax is cutting the monthly rewards it offers on its Reward and Ultimate Reward accounts from October

25 July 2018

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

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