Sent money to the wrong bank account? Now it should be easier to get it back
People who send money electronically to the wrong bank account will be given more help getting it back
28 January 2016
Guest Comment: 1.1m switched bank in the last year
The Payments Council reveals new research to coincide with the first anniversary of the Current Account Switch Service
11 September 2014
Current account switching: Early figures show Halifax as big winner
Halifax was the big winner from the first three full months of the seven-day current account switching regime
1 August 2014
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
Sent money to the wrong bank account? You’ll soon have more help getting it back
If you accidentally send a payment to the wrong bank account, you'll get more help recovering the money from next month
24 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
Cheques set to become payable via smartphone photos
Government plans mean smartphone users will be able to pay cheques in by sending a photo to their bank
27 December 2013
Seven-day switching, one month on: Q&A
Seven-day bank switching is fulfilling its promise a month on from its launch, according to those who've tried it
22 October 2013
7-day bank switching era begins: Full Q&A on what it means for you
A switching guarantee has launched today to ensure all incoming and outgoing payments get moved to your new account
16 September 2013
Faster current account switching is coming – but cards not included
Bank customers will be able to switch accounts within seven working days from 16 September
16 August 2013
Martin: It's Meter Reading Week
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E.on Next to cut winter bills by up to 50% for some customers on low incomes – here's what's happening29 September 2023If you're an E.on Next customer, look out for a message from the firm offering you up to 50% off your bills this winter, as the supplier is launching a new support scheme.
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Train strike refund rights as Northern, Southeastern, Thameslink and more set for week of disruption28 September 2023Rail users in England, Scotland and Wales face disruption over the coming week as workers across multiple train operators, including Northern, Southeastern, Thameslink and more, take strike action and refuse to work overtime.
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26 September 2023
11 September 2023Update 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...
4 September 2023The 2023 academic year is about to start, and it'll see the biggest shake-up to student finance in England for a decade. The changes are both subtle and massive. On the surface they look like a tweak, in practice they will increase the eventual cost of going to university by over 50% for many typical graduates.
21 August 2023
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