NatWest and RBS hit 'occasional infringers' with daily overdraft fee hike
Natwest and RBS have hiked daily fees for unarranged overdrafts while cutting the monthly maximum customers have to pay
8 August 2017
Guest Comment: FCA on why “fundamental changes to unregulated overdrafts may be necessary”
The FCA's Chris Woolard sets out what the FCA has learned in its review of high-cost credit and where it will focus next
31 July 2017
Overdraft fee drop for millions of Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland customers
From November, Lloyds Banking Group is simplifying arranged overdraft charges and removing unarranged overdraft fees
12 July 2017
Midnight deadline to register to vote in the general election
Want to vote in next month's general election but not yet on the electoral roll? You have to register by 11.59pm Monday.
22 May 2017
Unarranged overdraft fees can cost bank customers £156 more than payday loans
Unarranged overdraft fees can cost bank customers up to seven and a half times more than borrowing from a payday loans
8 February 2017
Guest Comment: It's time to review all high-cost loans
Andrew Bailey, chief executive of the FCA, explains why the regulator is widening its focus on lending
29 November 2016
Regulator to probe all high-cost lending
Two years on from the payday loan charge cap, the FCA will widen its focus to review all expensive loans
29 November 2016
FCA announces plans to improve current account competition
The financial regulator is to develop prompts and alerts for customers to review bank account choices and overdraft use
3 November 2016
Record numbers seek debt help in 2016, warns charity
Over 300,000 owing an average of £14,000 each turned to StepChange for help between January and June
7 September 2016
Overdraft overhaul doesn't go far enough, warns Treasury Committee
A report ordering monthly unarranged overdraft fees to be capped has been criticised for not going far enough
6 September 2016
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17 September 2021Fully vaccinated travellers will no longer need to take a pre-departure Covid-19 test before they depart for England from 4 October. In addition, they'll only need to take a cheaper lateral flow test on arrival to England from later next month under an overhaul to the 'traffic light' travel system. Eight destinations will also come off the red list from 22 September.
17 September 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe
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14 September 2021Update September 2017: It’s eight years since I first braved this subject, expecting a snowstorm of protest. Instead, year after year more join in, like Julia who recently tweeted me, “@MartinSLewis, finally took your advice and told my family I can’t afford Christmas presents. What a weight off my mind. Thank you.” One year even the Archbishop of...
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16 August 2021
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