Tag: Banking

Barclays prepares to launch ‘video call’ banking

Barclays customers are to be the first able to conduct face-to-face video calls with their branch’s advisers from the comfort of their own homes, in the latest consumer-orientated move made by lenders aware of the flourishing digital age the world … Continue reading

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Under fire banks give the most to charity

New research reveals that despite the financial crisis, rate-rigging and tax-avoidance scandals the financial sector gives far more to charity than any other industry sector.

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Chancellor’s plans for fairer banking

A new arrangement designed to encourage fairer banking took a leap forward last week as the Government announced proposals for introducing competition-focused regulation for payment systems.

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Consumers against end to free banking

Earlier this year Lord Turner, the chairman of the Financial Services Authority, called for an end to free banking over concerns that the model stifles competition in the banking industry.

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