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Halifax brings back bank switching bribes with £100 offer

It's the first new customer switching offer we've seen since the start of the coronavirus crisis in March

4 August 2020

Halifax Rewards changing soon – is it worth bagging the new deal?

Halifax is to overhaul its popular Reward current account from 1 June 2020, increasing the cash you can earn each month but adding a £3/mth fee for some

12 May 2020

Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland to charge up to 49.9% interest on overdrafts from April

Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland will scrap daily fees for arranged overdrafts from April and instead charge an interest rate based on customers' credit history

22 January 2020

100,000s of Help to Buy ISAs opened in week before deadline – here's what to do if you missed out

Over 40% of Nationwide's Help to Buy ISA accounts were opened in the final week before the deadline, as a last-minute rush saw over 300,000 applications at the building society alone - but if you missed out, you can still boost your savings with a Lifetime ISA

9 December 2019

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

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