Shifting the cost of banking

February 13, 2020 0

You’ll have probably seen the recent outcry in the papers and online, following the decision by the main UK banks to radically increase the cost of borrowing for customers with an agreed overdraft facility. These rate hikes follow an overhaul imposed by the city regulator Read More

New bank authorised overdraft tariffs – what will it cost you?

January 29, 2020 0

Following recent intervention from the Financial Conduct Authority to stamp out excessive unauthorised bank charges, the banks have responded by hiking their overdraft rates for customers with agreed or authorised overdrafts – many lenders will now be charging between 35% EAR and 49.9%EAR – the Read More

FCA tells banks to simplify overdraft charging

December 18, 2018 0

The Financial Conduct Authority has today announced some wide ranging proposals to overhaul the overdraft market. The key changes it is looking for are: Ensuring the price for each overdraft will be a simple, single interest rate – no fixed daily or monthly charges. Tackling Read More

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