Santander launches voice recognition security checks
Santander is to let customers use voice recognition technology to prove their identities
30 April 2019
Santander introduces tailored fraud warnings on banking app
Santander customers will receive tailored warnings for different types of fraud when they transfer money through their banking apps, as part of anti-scam measures being rolled out this month
3 April 2019
Bank of Scotland, Halifax, Lloyds and Santander planning to let you block gambling transactions
At least four more high street banks - the Bank of Scotland, Halifax, Lloyds and Santander - are working on plans to help customers restrict their spending on gambling, after Barclays became the first to do so last month
4 January 2019
Santander fined £32 million for failing families of deceased customers
The financial regulator has fined Santander £32.8 million for failing to process customers' accounts and investments effectively after they died
19 December 2018
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
Bank switches topped 950,000 in past year - here are the winners and losers
Almost one million current account switches took place in the last 12 months
25 July 2018
New service lets you tell several banks about a death with one form
A new service lets friends and family report the death of an individual to several banks at the same time
13 June 2018
Santander to scrap unarranged overdraft fees on 123 accounts
From July Santander is removing all unarranged overdraft fees on its current accounts that charge monthly fees
25 January 2018
Current account switch decline – which banks were the winners and losers?
More than 900,000 current accounts were switched in the last 12 months – a drop of 15% compared with the previous year
26 July 2017
Santander 123 Lite offers 5% cashback on mobile payments
Santander 123 Lite customers will be able to get 5% cashback using the Apple, Android or Samsung Pay apps
15 July 2017
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