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Horta-Osório Steals Show at British Banker’s Association Conference

All the big guns attended the Annual Conference; there’s still much work to be done. Next year it’s being called the António Horta-Osório show.

Would Total Transparency Kill Banking Competition?

The EU took centre stage in George Osborne’s Mansion House speech, but was he clear about banking changes the UK needs to affect negotiations?

Independence Remains a Strong Motivator for SME Borrowing in 2015

At first glance, the half-and-half figures of small business borrowing don’t tell the whole story. Those tapping into bank funding are growing.

Bank offers cashback current account for those bad at maths

If you’re notoriously bad at maths there’s a new current account that’s just for you: Barclays’ new Blue Rewards account, which takes as much as it gives.

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.