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Nationwide to hike fee on flagship packaged bank account – is it still worth it?

Nationwide is overhauling its FlexPlus packaged account and increasing the £10/mth fee to £13/mth

27 June 2017

NatWest to bin benefits offered on its Black credit card – leaving some without travel insurance

NatWest is scrapping the benefits it offers to 30,000 customers with its Black credit card at the end of the year

25 October 2016

Banks must do more to curb packaged account mis-selling, warns regulator

Eligibility checks for packaged bank accounts have improved but more needs to be done

20 October 2016

RBS to hike fees for Black and Platinum package account customers

Over one million RBS and NatWest 'Black' and 'Platinum' package account customers will pay more from January 2016

13 November 2015

Barclays Premier Life or First Additions package account customer? Beware price hikes

Premier Life, Premier Life 25 and First Additions package account customers will be hit with price hikes from today

6 November 2015

Lloyds is yet again the worst offender for wrongly rejecting complaints

Lloyds Bank is the worst for wrongly rejecting both PPI complaints and other gripes, according to the Ombudsman

25 August 2015

Lloyds' PPI mis-selling bill tops £13 billion

Lloyds Banking Group has set aside an extra £1.4 billion to cover payment protection insurance (PPI) mis-selling claims

31 July 2015

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10 June 2015

PPI complaints down, but payday loan gripes soar, says Ombudsman

Complaints about Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) have halved, while those about packaged bank accounts have risen

19 May 2015

Bought a secondhand mobile phone? Insuring it may prove difficult

Many providers refuse to insure mobile phones that are used, bought on auction sites, or older than 18 months

30 September 2014

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