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TSB launches face id for mobile banking

TSB customers will be among the first in Europe to use facial recognition technology, Face ID, to unlock their TSB mobile banking app and make payments.

Lloyds Banking Group introduces online scam-blocker to fight fraudsters

Lloyds Banking Group has introduced a new online scam-blocker to help customers fight fraudsters attempting to steal their cash.

How to scale your business and leverage your time

How to scale your business and leverage your time

Growth is a necessary factor for every business; it is something that should be strived for.

Funding your business through EIS and crowdfunding

In this article, crowd investment specialist Current Capital underlines the funding opportunities offered by the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and crowdfunding.

Recent events which may affect the forex market

It is well documented that political and economic events can have a massive bearing on the way currency pairings on the forex market behave.

Cash jams threaten August Bank holiday misery warns Auriga

Cash jams threaten August Bank holiday misery warns Auriga

As the last summer bank holiday approaches, millions of Brits will be bracing themselves for traffic jams as they make their way to the beach.

Mixed year for the pound

The pound has had a mixed performance against the world’s major currencies over the past year1, according to latest research from Lloyds Bank Private Banking.

How did the BoE's decision to freeze interest rates impact on the pound?

In some respects, the Bank of England (BoE) have capped the base interest for so long that the level of speculation surrounding last weeks' so-called 'Super Thursday' suddenly seems unwarranted in retrospect.

Cash still king but crown is slipping as consumers turn to contactless

The number of cash payments decreased by 11% between 2015 and 2016, but it remains the most frequently used payment method in the UK, according to new data published today by UK Finance.

Halifax most switched to bank in 2016

Official figures released by Bacs today show that Halifax was the most switched to bank on the high street in 2016.

Halifax brings back £125 current account switching offer

Halifax has brought back its popular £125 current account switching offer with the return of its TV advertising campaign.

Beginner’s survival guide on Forex Trading

Beginner’s survival guide on Forex Trading

Forex trading is a decentralized global market where all the world's currencies trade.

5.5M over 50s poised to switch banks if their local branch closes

With reports suggesting that almost 500 high street banks are set to close in 2017, research by Saga has revealed that 5.5M (25%) over 50s will be forced to switch their account if their local branch disappears.

Value of the fiver declines by 96% in the past sixty years

As the paper £5 is withdrawn from circulation, Lloyds Private Banking looks at how the value of money has changed since the modern blue £5 note was first introduced in 1957.

The best ways to spend Bitcoin

The best ways to spend Bitcoin

It’s fair to say that Bitcoin, and cryptocurrency as a whole, has taken a while to work its way into the public’s conscience.