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Payments Council

Moving banks is getting easier – but don't wait to ditch and switch

The Payments Council has today announced further details to ensure customers can switch bank accounts within seven days

11 June 2013

Switching bank accounts 'must be made easier'

Banks are still not doing enough to help consumers find the best current account deals, says the OFT

25 January 2013

Customers can't keep track of passwords

The average person has 22 online accounts each and more than one in six have over 40 such accounts to remember

14 December 2012

Hotel Chocolat customers charged a year late for purchases

Some Hotel Chocolat customers have had payments debited this month for purchases made almost a year ago

16 August 2012

NatWest & RBS '99% fixed', but Ulster Bank customers must wait

Most NatWest & RBS customers can bank normally today but the meltdown could continue into next week for Ulster users

28 June 2012

RBS/NatWest crisis engulfs Think Banking customers

Many Think customers' wages and benefits haven't gone into their accounts over the past week after

27 June 2012

'Mobile wallets' plan outlined

Plans for a new payment system allowing people to use their mobile phone as a

23 February 2012

Electronic money transfers to go through within one working day

Most transfers will this week go through within one business day, under a new EU directive

4 January 2012

No cheque guarantee cards return

Cheque guarantee cards, which were abandoned in June, will not be re-introduced, says the Payments Council

21 December 2011

MPs call for return of cheque guarantee cards

MPs are keeping up the pressure for the return of cheque guarantee cards, which were abandoned in June by the Payments Council

16 November 2011