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Bank account switches reach 4-year low

Savers snub campaign to change current account provider.

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Deposit compensation limit increased

As of 30 January 2017, the deposit compensation limit is £85,000, up from the previous limit of £75,000.

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Small firms making the move to online banking

Making the move to online banking? There has been a 35% increase in digitally active business banking customers the past 2 years.

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Budget 2016 - business announcements

The Chancellor George Osborne delivered his Budget statement to the House of Commons on Wednesday 16 March 2016.

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Peer-to-peer lending at record high in 2015

Peer-to-peer lending growth reached more than £2.2 billion in 2015, according to figures by Peer-to-Peer Finance Association.

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Consumers look to new payment technologies

Almost 4 in 10 current account holders think the rise of technology will eliminate the need to use cash in 10 years' time, research by Lloyds Bank suggests.

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Errors found in a third of credit reports

More than a third of people who have checked their credit report in the last 2 years have found errors, research by uSwitch has found.

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NI lending figures released for first time

Figures on how much Northern Ireland banks are lending to businesses and households have been published for the first time.

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SMEs reluctant to borrow

High growth small and medium-sized enterprises are reluctant to seek finance from banks to fund growth, a study by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland has found.

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Northern Ireland first-time buyers up 33%

The number of mortgages given to first-time buyers in Northern Ireland increased 33% in Q1 2014 compared to the same period in 2013, according to data released by the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

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