The Government’s latest programme to improve access to credit, the Help to Buy scheme, seems to be growing by leaps and bounds as of late.
Every bank in the UK might have its share of ups and downs, but this week Barclays takes the dubious honour of having the worst problems hands down.
No one likes being stuck in a dead-end personal or business bank account, but despite that it seems like nobody can seem to muster the energy to switch!
It may be a thought that’s a bit hard to fathom in the current economy, but it turns out that the UK banking industry isn’t quite as bad off as it used to be.
There seems to be no end in sight for the bad news bombarding banking customers in the UK – and this week has sadly been no exception!
I don’t know about you, but everywhere I turned this week I saw banks letting their customers down in fundamental ways that left me clutching my head in awe.
Now here’s some news almost too good to believe: banking providers are actually helping their customers for a pleasant change!
If you’re trying to grow your savings pot at the moment, expect no help from any quarter – both the Bank of England and High Street banks are not listening.
Not that anyone will be particularly surprised by this, but it turns out that the Big Five banks in the UK are horrid when it comes to customer service.
Well it finally happened – the EU is taking steps to strip away massive bonuses awarded to bankers, and the UK’s High Street lenders are up in arms in fear.