Current Accounts

New report shows cash still dominates
By June 9, 2014 Read More →

New report shows cash still dominates

52% of all payments made by cash in 2013* Number of free-to-use ATMs at all time high On average £6,083 withdrawn per second at ATMs in 2013 A new industry report**, UK Cash & Cash Machines 2014, published today (6 June 2014) confirms the strong role cash continues to play in our society, even when digital currencies […]

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Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Money – 48 hour rate sale
By June 9, 2014 Read More →

Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Money – 48 hour rate sale

As we move towards the summer holiday season, we’re starting to see seasonal offers on Travel Money. Sainsbury’s Travel Money is offering a special rate(1) on all currencies bought online or over the phone between 9.30am, Tuesday 10th June and 9.30am, Thursday 12th June. Nectar cardholders could also benefit from exclusive rates(2) by providing their card number when they […]

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The real cost of a bounced Direct Debit
By June 19, 2013 Read More →

The real cost of a bounced Direct Debit

With 42% of current account holders having paid bank charges*, many of us are familiar with the cost of a bounced (or returned) Direct Debit – when your bank refuses to honour the payment because you have insufficient funds. Most basic bank account and current account providers charge for this, with some charging up to […]

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Santander appoints new Regional Director
By June 16, 2013 Read More →

Santander appoints new Regional Director

Santander Corporate & Commercial has appointed Ben Barbanel as the new Regional Director for Business Development in London and the South East of England. Based at the Corporate Business Centre in London, but covering the wider South East area, Ben will lead the business development activities for Santander Corporate & Commercial across London and the […]

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Santander acquire 20,000 new customers each month
By June 12, 2013 Read More →

Santander acquire 20,000 new customers each month

Equivalent to one every two minutes Overwhelming majority of Santander switchers have opened Santander’s award winning 1|2|3 Current Account In the past year more than 240,000 current account customers have switched to Santander, according to new figures released by the bank today (12 June 2013). The overwhelming majority – eight out of 10 customers (87%) […]

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Post Office like Current Account Switching Guarantee
By June 11, 2013 Read More →

Post Office like Current Account Switching Guarantee

Commenting on the launch of the Payments Council Current Account Switch Guarantee and Trustmark for seven day switching, Nick Kennett, Director of Financial Services at Post Office, said: “This is a really positive and exciting development; all providers are committed to switching current account customers to a new provider within seven days, giving customers the […]

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Second test post for current accounts
By June 10, 2013 Read More →

Second test post for current accounts

This is the second test post for current accounts.   Credit cards can be a quick and easy way to borrow money to pay for things. Let’s say you are window shopping and spot a must-have pair of shoes. You have no cash to hand, but it doesn’t matter. You can simply pay with a […]

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Test Posts for Current Accounts
By June 10, 2013 Read More →

Test Posts for Current Accounts

A quick test post to populate the Current Account category…. Credit cards can be a quick and easy way to borrow money to pay for things. Let’s say you are window shopping and spot a must-have pair of shoes. You have no cash to hand, but it doesn’t matter. You can simply pay with a […]

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