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Yorkshire Building Society announces further branch opening

Yorkshire Building Society has announced it is continuing its high street expansion plan with the opening of a new branch in West Yorkshire.

The new TSB launches across Britain

The new TSB Bank which has launched today - with more than 4.6 million customers and over £20 billion of loans and customer deposits - is one of the biggest changes ever seen in UK banking as ‘local banking' is brought back to the UK.

Virgin Money helps grow the entrepreneurs of the future

Virgin Money is reaching out to primary schools across the UK with the national roll-out of its successful Make £5 Grow scheme.

TSB prepares to launch on the high street

As TSB Bank prepares to become the eight largest bank on the high street when it launches next week, with 630 branches, Michael Ossei, personal finance expert at, looks at what this means for consumers.

Bank of England maintains interest rates at 0.5%

The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee voted to maintain the official Bank Rate paid on commercial bank reserves at 0.5%.

Halifax to open branches in Scotland

Halifax has announced plans to open branches in Scotland's biggest cities.

Metro Bank comes to the City

Metro Bank, the revolution in British retail and business banking, is beginning construction on its newest store at One Wood Street, Cheapside, City of London.

Co-operative Bank launches free banking for social enterprises

A new bank account designed to meet the specific needs of social enterprises is being launched by The Co-operative Bank.

The Co-op to roll-out ‘talking ATMs’

The Co-operative Bank have announced the launch of the first talking ATMs with high contrast screens for blind and partially sighted customers with the over 400 going live today (23rd May).

Brits use bank holiday to settle up finances

We can't deny that everyone loves a bank holiday weekend, but latest trend data from Barclays shows that Brits are taking this extra day to actually, well, bank.

Post Office becomes the biggest accepter of contactless payment in Europe

Post Office is leading the way in payment technology with today's announcement that it has installed contactless payment terminals across 30,000 counter positions in its unrivalled network of over 11,500 branches across the UK.

Metro Bank drives the banking revolution in Slough

Metro Bank continues its fast paced expansion with the grand opening of its 18th store in Slough, its first with a drive-thru facility, on Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th May.

Brits still wary of contactless payments

Large numbers of Brits remain wary of new payment technologies, with one in four saying they find the idea of contactless payments scary, according to research from

Nationwide brings mutuality to heart of London’s square mile

A new era of mutuality has been launched as Nationwide Building Society unveiled a new flagship branch in the traditional heartland of banking.

Metro Bank opens 17th store in Guildford

Metro Bank continues its expansion this week with the opening of its 17th store in Guildford, Surrey. To mark the opening, the UK's most revolutionary bank will be holding two days of celebrations on Friday 19th and Saturday 20th April.