Tag: banks

UK Bank Holidays cancelled

We have Bank Holidays in the UK, they are called this because they were weekdays when the banks closed.  Most people used to have the day off and most shops were closed. Today Bank Holidays are shopping days, with most retailers open

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Surprise new: businesses ‘lack trust’ in banks

I’m really not quite sure how this made headline news today but… Businesses’ trust in banks and other financial institutions is falling, according to a survey from the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC). Half of the 1,560 businesses questioned said

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Cheques: Payments Council to be curbed

The government is punishing the Payments Council for trying to phase out cheques, but failing to come up with an alternative.The Council will lose its power to govern the payments systems for UK banks, under new proposals.The government wants to

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