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Charge-free basic bank accounts unveiled

A basic bank account with no fees for failed payments has been unveiled by the Government today

15 December 2014

First Direct top, Barclays gets wooden spoon in MSE's latest banking service index

First Direct has secured the top spot once more with more than 90% of its customers rating it 'great'

26 August 2014

Revealed: The best and worst banks for customer service

Santander now ranks as one of the best in MSE's index of banks by customer service – but only for its 123 account

20 August 2013

Payment failed on payday? Banks to give customers more time to avoid charges

Seven high street giants have agreed to put payments through later in the day if they are rejected first time

7 June 2013

Homeowners hit by Santander mortgage rise

Hundreds of thousands of Santander customers will see their standard variable mortgage rate soar

3 October 2012

One million face mortgage rate rise

More than a million home owners will see the cost of their mortgage payments increase from today

1 May 2012

Co-op to raise standard mortgage rate

54,000 Co-op and Britannia mortgage holders will see their mortgage rate rise next month by half a percentage point

2 April 2012

Santander to pay savings interest upfront but is it a good deal?

Santander will pay interest upfront on its new savings account in what is the latest move by banks to tempt savers by giving them instant cash

2 November 2011

Banks lift PPI hold: complain or risk missing out

It is estimated three million victims could be due a combined £9 billion in PPI compensation, so carry on complaining

9 May 2011

Consumer Focus calls for Clydesdale/Yorkshire mortgage write-offs

Consumer Focus has written to Clydesdale and Yorkshire banks asking them to cancel mortgage demands following a glitch

4 March 2011

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