Tag Archives: debit card

Things go from bad to worse to abysmal

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!

Metro Bank continues spread from Greater London

Big news this week in the retail banking world is that new High Street upstart Metro Bank is continuing its spread out from its Greater London roots.

Credit card using consumers could spell death to cash

As consumers continue to move away from paper cash and increasingly adopt plastic to make purchases, one credit card expert recently said that the days of cash transactions could be extremely numbered.

Card fraud losses drop to £341 million in 2011

While credit card fraud remains a problem in the UK, losses from fraudulent activities made on credit and debit cards fell in 2011 to £341 million, sources say.

Biggest business bank account cards going contactless

The card issuers for some of Britain’s biggest personal and business bank accounts are making the mandatory transition to ‘contactless’ cards that don’t need their users to enter PIN information for small transactions.