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uSwitch comments on ONS Crime Survey stats

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Commenting on the publication of the Office of National Statistics (ONS) Crime Survey stats, which show that bank and credit account fraud make up over two-thirds of reported cybercrime incidents …

19th January will be Britain’s poorest day with a third of consumers unable to meet all their financial commitments

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Thursday 19th is poorest day of the year[1] as Brits wait up to 45 days between their December and January paydays[2] December is the highest spending month of the year …

uSwitch comments on CMA announcement that Bacs will deliver improvements to the Current Account Switch Service

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Commenting on the announcement from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) that it has accepted undertakings from Bacs Payment Schemes Ltd (Bacs) to deliver the improvements required by the CMA retail banking …

New uSwitch advertising campaign introduces the Coach character to show that switching is simple

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uSwitch, the price comparison and switching service, is launching a new advertising campaign to encourage more people to switch their energy and broadband supplier. The brand is also unveiling a …

Christmas debt hangover looming for nine out of ten Brits

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Nearly nine out of ten people with credit card debt (85%) will suffer a financial hangover[1] in 2017 – after consumers put almost £11 billion on plastic to fund Christmas[2] …

uSwitch comments on Lloyd’s acquisition of MBNA credit cards

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Commenting on Lloyds Banking Group’s buying MBNA credit cards, Tashema Jackson, money expert at uSwitch.com, says: “Today’s announcement is a mixed blessing for MBNA’s five million customers, as neither provider placed …

uSwitch comments on FCA market study on competition in the mortgage sector

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Commenting on the FCA’s launch of a market study into competition of the mortgage sector, Richard Neudegg, Head of Regulation at uSwitch.com, says: “Mortgages are the biggest and in many …

uSwitch comments on Money Advice Trust’s Christmas credit research

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Commenting on the figures from the Money Advice Trust, which runs National Debtline, that five million Brits regularly worry about money in the run up to Christmas, Tashema Jackson, money …

uSwitch comments on FCA review of high-cost credit

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Commenting on the Financial Conduct Authority’s announcement that it is looking for further evidence to continue its review of high-cost credit, including the impact of the payday loan price cap, …

One in five Brits to spend an average of £227 on Black Friday

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One in five Brits plan to bag a Black Friday bargain[1] with shoppers anticipating spending an average of £227 buying discounted items this year[2] Nearly a third of those who …