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  Halifax have advised us that they are currently implementing an upgrade to their online banking system, though their System Availability page on their site is still showing “Our Online service is currently operatin...

 
Website Issues
 

We’ve been advised by Halifax that they are currently experiencing an issue with accessing their Share Dealing service.  Fortunately it seems that it is just one method of accessing their service which is causing a proble...

 
Survey
 

First direct have recently released figures about their customer base for 2011, and whilst most statistics come from surveys, these are taken directly from First Direct’s online banking and text services and give a good r...

 
Website Update
 

As part of their recent site updates, Halifax have now updated their login screen to their online service.  The main aim of implementing these changes is to enhance the security of the sign in process, and to make it more secur...

 
Industry Updates
 

Following the financial crisis in 2008, The Independent Commission on Banking (ICB) was formed to scrutinise the UK banking industry to ensure nothing like this would occur again. They have released their interim “Consult...

 
Mobile Banking
 

HSBC are planning on providing a new text message alert service next month for all of it’s customers who currently have some form of overdraft facility.  When released in June 2011, this service will act as a warning syst...

 
Security
 

Following feedback from their customers, Barclays have announced plans to make it easier for their customers to log into Online and Mobile banking. PINsentry has been a requirement for accessing Barclays Online Banking service ...

 
Website Update
 

Back in 2008 all of Bradford & Bingley’s retail branches, as well as its customers savings accounts were transferred across to Abbey, which in January 2010 was re-branded to Santander. As a result of the merger of sav...

 
Industry Updates
 

Three of Britain’s biggest savings providers have thrown their support behind This is Money’s drive to get banks and societies to display customers’ individual savings rates on their online banking pages. Sinc...

 
Security
 

Kaspersky Lab has today announced that Kaspersky Mobile Security 9 is now available through Google’s Android Market. A lifelong license for one device costs £5.95. Owners of Android-based smartphones can now get comprehen...




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