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How to get high street discounts through your current account

Several banks are now offering dozens of high street discounts to current account customers. Earlier this month, First Direct joined Barclays, Santander, NatWest and Lloyds among the banks offering cashback...

Bank closures

Mapped: the 703 banks closing this year

Bank branch closures are occurring at a faster rate than ever, with 703 set to shut this year, new Which? research can reveal. Some 461 branches closed in 2015, while...

Revealed: which packaged accounts offer the best deal?

From mobile phone insurance to car breakdown cover, some current accounts offer a dazzling array of perks – but not all are worth their monthly fee. New research by Which?...

Barclays sort code switch: why your banking services will go down this weekend

Customers of Barclays won't be able to access telephone, online and mobile banking this weekend. Find out why.

Ask an expert: ‘I’m an ex-pat and struggling to open a UK bank account. What can I do?’

Every week, Which?’s money experts answer your financial queries. You can submit your questions to money-letters@which.co.uk, or via our Facebook or Twitter pages. Q. I’m an ex-pat returning to the UK. I’m struggling to open...

Current account switching war heats up

Banks and building societies are offering larger cash bonuses than ever to tempt people into switching current accounts. Nationwide and Halifax have both upped their switching incentives in recent weeks....

Is your bank changing your sort code? Find out what it means for you

Almost one million banking customers are being contacted to have their sort codes and account numbers changed as the UK’s biggest banks begin the process of ‘ring-fencing’ their accounts. The process...

Would you put your money in an ethical bank?

Triodos has launched an online-only UK current account, where it hopes to tempt customers with an interest in ethical banking.   The Dutch bank, which has 607,000 customers in Europe, differs itself...

Closed bank

Mapped: the 482 bank branches closing in 2017

More than 482 branches belonging to the major high street banks will be axed for good in 2017, sending the number of branch closures soaring to more than 1,500 over...

Are bumper cash deals for bank switchers starting to vanish?

Generous current account switching offers from HSBC and First Direct will close this week, but there are still decent cash bonuses on the table, and an improved sweetener for Halifax...

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