Bank Alerts

Santander to discontinue its packaged accounts - how will you be affected?

18 July 2013 - I'm being charged £20 a month for Santander's packaged account, which I was pushed into getting - What can I do? From October Santander packaged account customers will be moved to its free Everyday current account Packaged accounts bund ... read more »

HSBC and RBS to refund forgotten ATM cash

30 December 2012 - HSBC and RBS have now announced that they will repay those people that 'forgot' to take money that they withdrew from an ATM machine. Both banks have confirmed that they will go back to 2005 and analyse circumstances where customers withdrew ... read more »

Another Natwest IT glitch - Now their APP does not work!

11 October 2012 - Natwest glitch - ALART The Natwest IT department is in turmoil ‘again’. This time it has had to suspend part of its mobile phone application that lets customers withdraw cash without a debit card due to attacks from fraudsters. The bank s ... read more »

Have you been mis-sold a packaged bank account? - What to do..

05 August 2012 - A packaged bank account is generally a current account that has a range of benefits included such as: Insurance policies Music downloads Airport lounge access Commission free foreign currency Various discounts However, such added benefits are not &ls ... read more »

Nationwide customers double-charged

28 July 2012 - Nationwide is the latest bank to have problems with its IT! During the course of this week some of their customers (we are unsure how many at this stage) have been charged 'twice' when using their Nationwide debit card. Whilst Nationwide are ... read more »

Mervyn King finally speaks out about the “shoddy deceitful” banks

29 June 2012 - Mervyn King finally speaks out about the “shoddy deceitful” banks Mervyn King, the Governor of the Bank of England has today publically spoken out about Barclays and the other UK banks implicated in the recent banking scandals, in a speec ... read more »

Barclays Bank Debacle - Fined a record £290m for ‘rigging’ Libor rates

28 June 2012 - Barclays Libor Scandal At the start of the week news broke that Barclays had been fined a record £290m for their traders being involved in ‘rigging’ Libor rates, now at the end of the week the SFO have announced that they have launc ... read more »

Natwest Glitch - Can I claim for my financial loss

22 June 2012 - Update: MONDAY 25/6/12: We are hearing rumours that the bank is now saying that it is not actually liable for the consequences of the software glitch that has occurred, due to its ‘terms and conditions”. Well, I am pleased to say this is ... read more »

s:75 claims

24 May 2012 - I've been told I can't claim on my credit card as the item is not for my use. Is that legal? Am I entitled to a refund when the item I brought is faulty? Section 75 consumer credit act time limit Have you tried to claim against your credit ca ... read more »
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