More than £47m unarranged overdraft fees refunded to banking customers

In the last two years, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has secured more than £47 million in refunds for customers whose banks failed to properly warn them about unarranged overdraft charges.

Published 28 May 2020

Barclays and Santander profits plummet

Barclays and Santander have seen profits drop dramatically in the first quarter of 2020 as the two banks prepare for the economic difficulties stemming from the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 29 April 2020

Santander joins tranche of banks cutting interest rates for savers

Santander announced last week that it will slash the interest rate it pays to customers for its 123 current account from 1.5% to 1%.

Published 20 January 2020

HSBC and Santander to refund customers after CMA action

HSBC and Santander have agreed to refund customers after they both broke a legal order.

Published 29 November 2019

And finally... finger football

Santander has announced that it has developed a device which enabled blind people to experience football matches through their fingertips.

Published 21 November 2019

Five year mortgage loan fixes down to under 1.5%

Property owners can now fix a mortgage for five years for less than 1.5%.

Published 4 November 2019

Santander emphasises commitment to UK despite €1.5bn writedown

Santander's boss Ana Botin has insisted that Britain remains a "critically important market" to the bank despite its writedown of €1.5 billion.

Published 26 September 2019

One-third of Scotland's bank branches have closed in five years, survey finds

A survey conducted by Which? has found that more than one-third of Scotland's bank branches have closed down within the last five years.

Published 24 September 2019

Lloyds buys Tesco Bank's mortage book

Lloyds Banking Group has purchased Tesco Bank's mortgage book for £3.5 billion.

Published 3 September 2019

Best and worst student bank accounts revealed

Nationwide and Santander provide the best student bank accounts, according to a survey by consumer website Which?.

Published 21 August 2019