Over half (51%) of Brits never leave home without their mobile phone with 44% claiming they couldn't live without it, according to research from BM Savings. In fact, a quarter (26%) of Brits confessed they would worry they would miss a call if they forgot their mobile.
From today Alliance & Leicester has increased the rate on its Online Saver Issue 7 for new and existing customers. The account will now pay a highly competitive 2.81 per cent gross/AER with a minimum opening balance of £1,000 and penalty free instant access available online.
Allianz Corporate Partner has secured a three-year deal with First Direct, part of HSBC Group, to provide mobile phone insurance for First Direct's 70,000 account holders as of 1st June 2010.
A new mobile phone service enabling UK customers to text for their credit card information has been launched by MBNA.
The Government is taking the fight to fraudsters, criminals and rogue traders who use the internet and email to con consumers.
It is just 12 years since internet banking began, but its popularity has grown so much that, in the first half of 2009, 22 million adults used internet banking on their main current account.
Ori Eisen, Chief Innovation Officer at 41st Parameter, highlights seven 'online sins' which, if addressed, can deter the use of stolen credit cards and reduce identity theft and fraud.
The Payments Council has created an online, interactive map to demonstrate the varied payment attitudes, preferences and behaviours that can be seen in the different regions across the UK.
Santander's Alliance & Leicester is re-introducing its £100 cash bonus for those switching to its Premier Current Account.
It’s a simple case of Mouse to Mayhem when the growing trend to shift money online has led to the next generation of theft that could cost 20 million online banking users a staggering £439m, and not even the Ombudsman can help get it back.
Leeds Building Society has re-launched its easy access online account paying a variable rate of 3.05%, combined with unlimited withdrawals at any time without notice or penalty.
NatWest and RBS have become the first of the UK's high street banks to introduce a leading online security solution to protect their online banking customers.
The dangers of internet scams are highlighted by the disturbing 207% rise in the number of facility takeover frauds recorded by Members of CIFAS - the UK's Fraud Prevention Service.
As Get Safe Online Week 2008 (17th-21st November) draws to a close new research from PayPal, the way to pay and be paid online, reveals that half of Britons (50%) who shop online are concerned about protecting their details online and avoiding fraud or identity theft (49%).
Moneybookers, one of Europe’s largest online payment systems, and Clickatell, leading provider of global mobile messaging solutions, have announced a partnership to offer mobile SMS alerts on transactions for over 5 million eWallet customers.
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