Banks and building societies

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City watchdog to ensure banks provide access to cash across UK
Regulator could fine banks failing to offer withdrawal and deposit facilities within ‘reasonable’ distance

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

18, May, 2022 @9:30 PM

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Mastercard launches ‘smile to pay’ system amid privacy concerns
The company’s stab at the biometrics checkout market has raised debate about data storage and tracking

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

17, May, 2022 @6:21 PM

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Scammers will hope to exploit cost of living crisis, say UK police
Warning as figures show record £101m worth of card and payment crime was blocked last year

Hilary Osborne

15, May, 2022 @10:29 AM

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‘It’s ridiculous’: the teens struggling to access NatWest child trust funds
Young people kept waiting for months after accounts mature because they cannot get in touch with the bank

Rupert Jones

07, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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What the Bank of England’s base rate rise means – in numbers
The interest rate going up to 1% has implications for borrowers and savers. Here’s how it could affect you

Hilary Osborne and Rupert Jones

05, May, 2022 @1:39 PM

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Klarna to start reporting UK customer debts to credit agencies
Move by Swedish firm, the UK’s leading buy now, pay later company, will begin on 1 June

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

04, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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A mysterious stranger has trashed my credit rating
As a result, a credit card provider has reduced my limit by 98%

Anna Tims

27, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Halifax tempts savers with special £1.35m prize draw
June promotion will include 10 top prizes of £100,000 rather than the usual three

Rupert Jones

23, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Looking for a mortgage? It’s time to get a move on
As inflation takes its toll, interest rates are rising and the best offers are drying up

Rupert Jones

16, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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High street banks warn of rise in UK customers defaulting on loans
Lenders expect wave of defaults this spring as cost of living soars, Bank of England survey finds

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

14, Apr, 2022 @12:07 PM

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Calls to end banks’ needless bureaucracy piling on the agony for the bereaved
A new report reveals the onerous tasks, insensitivity and long delays when people try to close the accounts of deceased relatives

Anna Tims

11, Apr, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Want to avoid card fees for cash withdrawals abroad? Here’s how …
Charges for taking out £250 at an overseas ATM can be as high as £15, but there are ways to avoid them

Hilary Osborne

09, Apr, 2022 @12:00 PM

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