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Gordon Brown Steps Into Bank Overdraft Saga

Whether Gordon Brown is just looking to prompt the endgame to what has become a long-running saga or looking to curry favour with UK investors is open to debate, but his statement that UK banks...

Royal Bank Of Scotland Ordered To Sell Off Branches

In line with European Union state aid rules, Royal Bank of Scotland is rumoured to be on the verge of receiving a request to reduce the company's UK market share by around one sixth. The situation...

Lloyds Bank Under Pressure From EU Competition Commissioner

In line with the Royal Bank of Scotland situation, Lloyds bank is set to receive a notice from the EU Competition Commissioner with regards to state aid and the necessity to sell off part of the...

Is The Government Set To Remutualise Northern Rock?

The Building Societies Association has today issued a report suggesting that the UK government should remutualise Northern Rock to prevent a repeat of the company's collapse in the future. There is...

UK Banks Forced To Detail Overdraft Charges In The Future

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has today confirmed an arrangement with 95% of UK banks and building societies which will see overdraft charges detailed more clearly in future bank statements....

Barclays Chief Executive Apologises To Couple

Barclays bank chief executive John Varley has today apologised personally to two Barclays bank customers who have been proven to have received inappropriate investment advice. John Day, 76, and...

Royal Bank Of Scotland Set To Display Art Collection

The Royal Bank of Scotland has astounded shareholders and the government alike with news that the company is set to put its private art collection on public display. The collection contains...

What Can You Expect From Your Future Bank Account?

There is no doubt that the days of "free banking" (if it ever existed) are coming to a close but what can you actually expect from your future bank account and future banking arrangements?

UK Banks To Trial Living Wills

A small selection of UK banks will this year start trials of so-called "living wills" which have been encouraged by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) in the event of a collapse of a banking...

Does The UK Government Support Splitting UK Banks?

While Mervyn King's comments earlier in the week regarding a potential splitting of UK banks between risky and less risky operations received very short thrift from the UK government there is a...

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