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Online mortgage applications set to double

Nearly one in six homeowners applied for their current mortgage online (16%) and this is set to double, with 33% saying they are likely to apply for their next mortgage online, according to latest research from HSBC.

Mobile payments gain momentum with launch of Paym

Commenting on the launch of the new mobile payment system, Paym, Ernest Doku, telecoms expert at, says:

Mobile payments service ‘Paym’ to launch this month

From the 29th of April 2014 consumers will be able to use their mobile phones to make bank payments via the new Paym service.

Two out of five are banking on the phone

More than two out of five bank customers are using their smartphone to check balances and transfer funds, a new study from independent research firm Consumer Intelligence shows.

Nationwide and Zapp join forces to deliver new mobile payments technology

Nationwide Building Society has partnered with Zapp to develop a new and innovative mobile payment service for its five million current account customers.

New campaign urges people to be 'Cyber Streetwise'

A new campaign to change the way people protect themselves while shopping or banking online in order to avoid falling victim to cyber criminals is being launched today by the government.

Bank is all apps and ears

Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks have launched both Apple and Android mobile banking apps as part of a series of measures to support and listen to its customers.

HSBC launches new Mobile Banking app

HSBC has launched a new Mobile Banking app for customers, available now on iOS and Android devices*.

West Brom savers look to the web

Building society the West Brom has added a new easy access account to its online savings portfolio WeBSave.

Busy Brits embrace anytime banking

After hours banking has become commonplace for millions of busy Brits, according to research commissioned to mark the fifth birthday of Faster Payments, the UK's immediate internet and phone banking payment scheme.

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.

Santander launches mobile banking app for Android

Santander has launched a brand new mobile banking app for customers who use Android smartphones and tablets, including the Kindle Fire, as well as updating the iPhone/iPad app the bank originally launched in January 2012.

Don't get caught out like Corrie's Gail!

Coronation Street conman Lewis Archer's £40,000 internet banking scam could have been foiled if Gail McIntyre had been more security savvy, according to, the Payments Council's consumer education campaign.

Countdown starts to mobile payments for all

Paying a friend or business on your mobile as easily as sending a text is set to become a mainstream option in spring 2014, when the Payments Council's new mobile payments service launches.

Barclays launches mobile banking app

Barclays is introducing a free mobile banking app allowing its customers to have simple access and a way of managing their accounts whilst on the move.