Banking

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‘HMRC gave me £775,000 by mistake – and it’s turned into a nightmare’
Staff processing a £23 parcels duty rebate paid the life-changing sum into a woman’s bank account

Miles Brignall and Patrick Collinson

04, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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TSB to close quarter of branches in ‘another hammer blow’ to UK high street
Bank is latest to announce slashing of branch network in response to increase in digital banking use

Rupert Jones

30, Nov, 2021 @1:30 PM

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Westpac admits it broke law and agrees to pay $113m in penalties
Asic hit bank with six lawsuits over shoddy treatment of customers – including charging fees to dead people

Ben Butler

30, Nov, 2021 @12:17 AM

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A banking crisis isn’t just bad for business, it can also poison politics | Torsten Bell
The failure of Germany’s second biggest bank in 1931 was a factor in the rise of the Nazis

Torsten Bell

28, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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As buyer’s remorse begins to stalk even ardent Brexiters, they can no longer indulge in fantasy | Will Hutton
The government has to give up on playing games and start to make deals with the EU

Will Hutton

28, Nov, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Letting Hammond off shows PM won’t tackle corruption, says Labour
Former chancellor to face no consequences despite official ruling against his use of government connections

Peter Walker Political correspondent

26, Nov, 2021 @6:22 PM

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JP Morgan boss ‘regrets’ making joke about Chinese Communist party
Chastened Jamie Dimon apologises for saying he would bet on bank outliving Chinese regime

Rob Davies

24, Nov, 2021 @3:24 PM

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David Cameron lobbied Lloyds director to save Greensill pharmacy deal
Bank continued funding supply-chain finance scheme for NHS pharmacies after appeal to Tory peer

Rupert Neate

24, Nov, 2021 @11:43 AM

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Halifax cuts interest rate on Kids’ Saver account to 1%
Returns cut from 1.45% on balances up to £5,000 despite expected rise in Bank of England base rate

Hilary Osborne

20, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Revolut banking app lets teens in UK and Europe use Apple Pay
Allowing 13-year-olds with a Junior account to use iPhone or Apple Watch ‘adds an extra layer of safety’

Rupert Jones

20, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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‘Terminated’ takeover of Metro Bank blow to idea of challenging old guard
Failure of talks shows bank consolidation at bottom end of industry never seems to achieve momentum

Nils Pratley

18, Nov, 2021 @7:59 PM

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Rich countries must pay up to keep 1.5C alive | Letter
Letter: Colin Hines and Richard Murphy call for ‘climate quantitative easing’ to keep up hopes of hitting climate targets

Letters

18, Nov, 2021 @6:00 PM

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