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BBShee the most sh*ittiest organisation in UK

August 30, 2015, 8:35 pm

BBShee the most sh*ittiest organisation in UK --------------------------------------------- The BBshee still the most sh*ittiest organisation in the whole of UK dishing out 2 million criminal reco... Read more »

Re: HSBC uses the old chestnut explanation of illiquidity (I.T. glitch)

August 29, 2015, 11:14 am

Still having debates with the man in the mirror I see. Next time, why hesistate, thump the bar steward! Read more »

Lack of £2 coins?

August 21, 2015, 5:44 pm

Anyone noticed you hardly ever get =A32 coins? Are shops not getting th= em from banks for their float? I always end up with loads of =A31 and n= o =A32. -- = A doctor held a stethoscope up to ... Read more »

Is weighing coins accurate?

August 7, 2015, 4:11 pm

I frequently deposit coins into a bank, after counting them with a mechanical counter. When each tube is full, that's the right amount for the bank's coin bag. The bank weighs the bag to check it's... Read more »

Tax reclaim on foreign divis

June 25, 2015, 8:45 pm

I have some shares in a German company and I note that the divis are taxed at 26% at source. Can I reclaim 6& tax to bring them in line with UK divis? They happen to be in an ISA but I don't know whe... Read more »

TD Direct Investing: Want to close account but they won't transfer out shar...

June 24, 2015, 1:58 am

Someone I know urgently wants to close his account with TD Direct Investing . The company recently bought Natwest Sharebrokers with whom he bought/sold his shares with. TD Direct Investing have l... Read more »

Financial companies pushing for Linux

June 21, 2015, 7:10 pm

Financial companies pushing for Linux ------------------------------------- Frank... Read more »

Campaign on corruption should focus on port corruption first

June 6, 2015, 11:59 am

Campaign on corruption should focus on port corruption first ------------------------------------------------------------ Cameron out there selling anti-corruption message after FIFA debacle. Corr... Read more »

British Land bond offering

June 5, 2015, 4:27 pm

Am I missing something here, or is this the worst bond offering ever? Duration 'till 2020 Coupon: 0 to 0.5% !!! Conversion at 2020: at 20-27.5% higher than launch share price. I would have thoug... Read more »

Wrong tax code for PAYE

May 29, 2015, 10:51 pm

Last year I changed jobs because I found something better and my last company weren't so good on admin. As expected, I didn't receive a P45. So I filled out a P46 form with the much better new em... Read more »

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Mortgage endowment complaint

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Can anyone advise on this please; I have been offered £15,698.44 (surrender value being £10,476.15) for an endowment policy from Friends Provident which I complained I was mis-sold. The policy ... Read more »


Independent Banking Advisory Service

Has anyone had any experience using this service or any similiar? Seem keen to want a help but want to charge up front which leaves me a bit suspicous. Any info would be appreciated John Read more »


Foreign accounts.

Does anyone have experience in setting up a bank account in a foreign country (in Europe, not US). Which is the best department to focus on - marketing, international banking, etc. Is it a hass... Read more »


Woolwich/Barclays OpenPlan Offset Tracker Mortgage

Hi All, I'm considering getting one of the above. I've seen several posts on this group suggesting that it is better to get the Offset Tracker mortgage through Barclays rather than the Wooli... Read more »


Sort Code

Hi, Is there anyway to find out which branch a sort code belongs to? The one I need at the moment is 30-84-41 TIA Read more »


sort code

I have the sort code but not the bank address, any ideas how to find it 40-37-19 Read more »


How long will it take? Halifax > HSBC

Hi, How long will it take to transfer funds from a Halifax account to a HSBC account? The funds was sent this afternoon around 5:30pm Read more »


Tracker Mortgage Rate Cut Advice

Hi, I have a lifetime tracker mortgage with HSBC which states that they cannot charge me more than 1% over the BOE Base Rate. However, last month's half-percent rate cut has still not been passed ... Read more »


John Bond HSBC Out of Touch

According to Inner City Press, HSBC, or at least its chairman John Bond, is deeply in denial. From the Financial Times of December 24, 2004: Household has faced accusations of predatory lending fro... Read more »


HSBC's Leadership in Private Label Financing

Claimed by HSBC: New Merchant Relationship Underscores HSBC's Leadership in Private Label Financing Facts behind the story: 1. HSBC's private label financing is by troubled predatory lender Hous... Read more »