Tag Archives: credit cards

Barclays cuts fees whilst Metro Bank hikes its own

Well here’s a queer switch: it turns out a High Street bank is slashing its fees even as a new upstart bank billed as a no-fee alternative increases its own!

Lloyds sells again, Virgin Money throws hat in ring

The news has been all current accounts all the time this week, as it came to light that Lloyds TSB will start selling again and Virgin Money is launching.

Multiple RBS embarrassments destroy its reputation further

When it rains it pours for RBS: not one but two major fiascoes have sent the beleaguered bank scrambling to apologise and regroup.

Banker bonus row heats up between UK and EU

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.

Marks & Spencer launching in-store bank branches

You’ll soon be able to get more than just down at your local Marks & Spencer, as the retailer is planning to launch its own in-store banking branches by July.

Credit card complaints made to FOS up by 10% in 2011

The Financial Ombudsman Service says that that the number of credit card-related requests it received in 2011 went up by 10 per cent, it was recently reported.

36 credit card fraud sites shut down, officials say

The Serious Organised Crime Agency recently reported it was involved in a global law enforcement operation in which 36 credit card fraud sites were shut down following an exhaustive two year investigation.