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The use of contactless payments surged by 31% in 2018, according to the latest data from UK Finance. Read more…
NatWest and RBS are trialling a biometric bank card with fingerprint technology, allowing users to verify purchases over £30 without the need for a four-digit PIN. Read more…
Yolt users can now move money between accounts and send money to their friends directly from the app. Read more…
Digital banking app dozens is rolling out £1 million worth of bonds starting from tomorrow. They'll be £100 each, last 12 months and pay a 5% interest rate. Read more…
Revolut business customers can now get 24/7 support. This comes just a week after it finally introduced a dedicated app for business banking. Read more…
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Barclays is a multinational banking and financial services based in London. It is a universal bank with operations in retail, wholesale and investment banking – as well as wealth management, mortgage lending and credit cards. Barclays has operations in more than 50 countries and territories with around 48 million customers.
HSBC is another multinational banking and financial services company also headquartered in London. It is the world’s sixth largest bank by total assets and the largest in Europe.
Lloyds Bank is a retail and commercial bank with branches across England and Wales. The bank was founded in Birmingham in 1765. It expanded during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and took over a number of smaller banking companies.
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), is one of the retail banking subsidiaries of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, together with NatWest and Ulster Bank. The Royal Bank of Scotland has around 700 branches, mainly in Scotland though there are branches in many larger towns and cities throughout England and Wales.
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