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Brits found to be switching accounts in greater numbers

Last year saw a record number of Brits switching personal and business bank accounts to new providers, according to new data from the Payments Council.

News that the inflation rate in the UK has dropped like a defunct Russian satellite from orbit have done little to assuage those with awful savings accounts.

Banks slash interest rates on savings accounts across the UK

Banks and building societies across the UK have given it to the nation’s savers on the chin once more, with interest rates being slashed on scores of products.

Fraudsters targeting bank account holders

If you’ve got a personal or business bank account – and who doesn’t? – you need to look out for fraudsters looking to scam you out of your hard-earned cash.

Online banking booms big on Christmas Day, says Nationwide

The UK’s biggest building society says that online banking activity on Christmas Day shoots through the roof every year, just like clockwork.

Nine banks fall in line, offer fee-free basic bank accounts

Nine British personal and business bank account providers have fallen in line with Treasury demands by offering fee-free basic bank accounts to Brits.

Barclays joins 21st century with new online banking tools

Welcome to the 21st century, Barclays customers: your bank now accepts cheque deposits via smartphone cameras. Just like most other non-Stone Age banks.

Banks to offer free basic accounts to customers

Chalk up a victory for the Government: banks have decided to comply with plans put forward to provide basic bank account access to Brits despite the cost.

Treasury waters down HMRC’s ability to rob bank accounts

The furore over the plan to let Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs to simply raid personal and business bank accounts has resulted in the Treasury stepping in.

Banks throw money at customers to entice them to switch

Smaller banks are willing to try anything to get customers to switch – including just throwing money at them in a bare-faced attempt at bribery.

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