Tag Archives: overdraft

1 million banking customers switch amidst fears of bank run

The new current account switching rules that went into effect nearly a year ago have attracted more than 1 million customers, but could a bank run be looming?

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!

HSBC strings up small business while RBS relents

This week in the personal and business bank account world one major high street bank hangs a small business out to dry while another shows some mercy.

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.

It’s a bad week for Barclays

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.

Big Five let down their customers in a big way yet again

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.