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FCA says seven-day switching needs more support

The new seven-day switching rules that allow consumers to give one bank the boot and join another need more support, says the Financial Conduct Authority.

Nearly 2m Brits going without any sort of bank account

Business banking news review: week ending 12 March 2015 If the Financial Inclusion Commission is to believed, nearly 2 million Brits are going without any sort of personal or business bank account right now. According to the FIC’s latest figures, these individuals are truly running the risk of being disconnected from what the commission calls […]

Fearful, cowardly banks freezing accounts of charities

British charities working in conflict zones are having their business bank accounts closed left and right thanks to fearful, and cowardly banking providers.

Barclays forces current account switches on its customers

Countless Barclays customers are furious after being informed that they’re being forced into an unwanted and unsolicited switch to a different current account.

Online banking for kids: why let adults have all the “fun?”

In a move that must surely be the result of some febrile mind somewhere, Halifax has come up with a new service: online banking for children.