Looking for a new bank account? Choosing the right account to switch to depends on what you're looking for.
The Switch Guarantee scheme was introduced by the government to make it simpler for consumers to switch accounts, without any hassle.
There’s hardly been a better time to switch your bank account – scroll down to see Uswitch's pick of bank account alternatives.
Advantages of changing accounts
Many remain loyal to their bank simply because they've been with them for years. However, it's important to see if you're actually getting the best rates from your account.
With many banks, they offer great incentives to move your account over to them, including monetary advantages and reward offers.
It can take just seven days to switch accounts and most of the work is completed by your new bank, including transferring over your current direct debits and standing orders.