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Metro Bank and First Direct top latest official banking league table

Metro Bank and First Direct have jointly topped the latest official banking service league table, while RBS took the wooden spoon for the third time

15 August 2019

Metro Bank queues after social media 'rumours' - are your savings safe?

Metro Bank has said "false rumours" were the reason customers queued outside some of its branches at the weekend to withdraw their possessions from safe deposit boxes

13 May 2019

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

Metro Bank closes market-leading savings fixes to online applicants

Savers hoping to open the Metro Bank top fixed savings accounts will only be able to do so in branch

12 November 2015

Mobile-to-mobile payments start today – but how does Paym work?

Millions of smartphone users can now pay for goods and services simply by using the recipient's mobile phone number

29 April 2014

It's a new tax year – so think about using your new ISA allowance

The new tax year has just begun meaning every UK over-16 now has a brand new ISA allowance

7 April 2014

Forget worrying about sort codes - mobile-to-mobile cash transfers coming soon

Smartphone users will soon be able to pay for goods and services simply by using the recipient's mobile phone number

10 March 2014

Metro Bank to charge for debit card use outside Europe

From 18 March Metro Bank current account customers will be charged when using their debit card outside Europe

8 January 2014

Barclays to open bank branches in Asda stores

Barclays is to start testing out bank branches in Asda stores early next year

8 November 2013

Santander worst for bank service and First Direct best - again

Santander has been voted the worst bank for customer service while First Direct is top dog, in a poll of MSE users

22 February 2012

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