UK retail banking customers enjoy the benefits of a highly competitive market which has seen aggressive pressures on mortgage pricing, personal loan pricing, and savings rates.
Mon, 20 May, 2019
The shares of Metro Bank, one of the so-called challenger lenders in the UK, have touched another record low despite its assurances that its £350m (€400m) shares sale to repair its finances was well advanced.
Tue, 14 May, 2019
The London market edged back into positive territory as a rise in the price of oil eased the pressure on top-flight stocks.
Thu, 21 Apr, 2016
The US owners of Senvion are dropping plans for what would have been Europe’s biggest initial public offering this year, as their German wind-turbine-maker faces market turmoil.
Thu, 17 Mar, 2016
The UK Post Office has launched a new brand for its products as it bids to become one of the UK’s biggest financial services providers by the end of the decade.
Mon, 26 Jan, 2015
Britain’s regulators have given the green light to five new banks since easing rules a year ago for new entrants to challenge the handful of dominant lenders.
Tue, 08 Jul, 2014
Barclays is the worst bank for honesty and customer service, according to a UK ethical scorecard launched today to guide those looking to switch their current accounts.
Mon, 16 Sep, 2013
Plans to make it easier for new banks to challenge the dominance of the current “big four” players were announced by policymakers in the UK today.
Tue, 26 Mar, 2013
Rangers fans have been told they will not be able to buy season tickets via direct debit.
Sat, 30 Jun, 2012
An American man decided to rob a bank, seconds after showing employees two forms of his own identification.
Thu, 24 Mar, 2011
Nationalised Northern Rock was split into two today as the race to take over the “good” part of the bank stepped up a gear.
Mon, 04 Jan, 2010
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