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    1. April 30, 2016

      RBS sale of Williams & Glyn among most prolonged in history

      It is becoming one of the most drawn-out sales processes of recent times. Royal Bank of Scotland has already taken more...

    2. April 6, 2016

      HSBC to offer investment advice to savers with smaller sums

      HSBC is launching a new investment advice service for customers with at least £15,000 in savings, in a move aimed at...

    1. April 3, 2016

      Santander UK teams up with Kabbage to offer fast loans to SMEs

      Santander UK has joined forces with online lender Kabbage to provide small businesses with funding in a matter of...

    2. March 31, 2016

      Co-operative Bank on hunt for chief as Niall Booker set to depart

      The Co-operative Bank is to reveal on Friday that its search for a new chief executive is under way as Niall Booker...

    3. March 30, 2016

      Britain’s banks embrace new technology

      Video meetings and voice-recognition are set to replace passwords, pin numbers and lengthy branch visits as Britain’s...

    4. March 22, 2016

      Santander to spread the word about mobile banking via app

      Thousands of Santander customers will soon be able to task their mobile phones with monitoring and recounting their...

    5. February 17, 2016

      Banks behind a quarter of loans on peer-to-peer websites

      Banks now account for a quarter of the lending on peer-to-peer websites that connect investors directly with borrowers,...

    6. Fast FT

      January 27, 2016

      Opening Quote: 'It's grim up north' for Aberdeen AM, RBS

      It’s a Scottish lament for investors this morning as Aberdeen Asset Management reports another quarter of major...

    7. FT Alphaville

      January 27, 2016

      FT Opening Quote

      It’s a Scottish lament for investors this morning as Aberdeen Asset Management reports another quarter of major...

    8. January 6, 2016

      Issuers raise $15.8bn in first test of 2016 bond market

      US and European companies raised $15.8bn on Tuesday, in the first test of US capital markets since the start of the...

    9. January 5, 2016

      Santander revives investment advice services

      Santander UK’s decision to relaunch investment advice takes it back into a sector that has tripped up most British...

    10. January 4, 2016

      Santander UK to re-enter investment advice market

      Santander UK is returning to the investment advice market in the latest sign of a more assertive mood in the City just...

    11. December 30, 2015

      UK challenger banks need to take account of hurdles ahead

      With three lenders getting the green light to launch, Aldermore and Shawbrook floating and the acquisition of TSB by...

    12. December 28, 2015

      Smart bank chiefs put succession on their New Year to do list

      It is a natural year-end phenomenon to plan for the future. For boards and senior executives, that should involve...

    13. December 22, 2015

      UK banks: catching up with the spin

      British banks like to boast that they are fixing themselves — cutting costs, shrinking balance sheets, lifting capital...

    14. December 8, 2015

      RBS legal chief jumps ship to Santander UK

      Royal Bank of Scotland’s top lawyer has resigned after less than a year in the role to join rival Santander UK. John...

    15. December 2, 2015

      Santander UK faces headwinds after strong start

      Santander UK was the great hope for British retail banking. Launched on UK high streets in 2010, it quickly set out...

    16. December 1, 2015

      StanChart and RBS struggle in Bank of England stress tests

      The stress tests carried out by the Bank of England on the seven biggest UK lenders this year may seem reassuringly...

    17. November 24, 2015

      Capital rules choke challenger banks’ ability to compete

      On one of the busiest corners of London opposite Holborn station sits Metro Bank’s first branch, emblazoned with its...

    18. October 2, 2015

      Shawbrook poaches Santander executive as CEO

      Santander’s head of UK banking has left to join challenger Shawbrook as chief executive, in the second top management...

    19. August 6, 2015

      Homeowners warned low mortgages to end

      Homeowners are being urged to lock into low-cost mortgages amid signs the era of rock-bottom home loans is drawing to a...

    20. July 28, 2015

      Jones quits over Santander listing delay

      Santander UK’s chief financial officer has quit blaming a delay in the Spanish bank’s plan to publicly list its British...

    21. June 30, 2015

      Santander unveils plans for ringfenced UK business

      Santander UK has outlined clear plans to meet new ringfencing rules, appointing heads of the carved-out retail and...

    22. May 22, 2015

      Lloyds taps Oldfield to lead retail bank

      Alison Brittain was already a well-known figure when she arrived at Lloyds to head up its retail bank, having held...

    23. April 6, 2015

      Small housebuilders struggle to fill balance sheet holes

      Britain’s biggest housebuilders have constructed record profits on the back of rising property prices and government...

    24. April 5, 2015

      Bank systems creak under weight of digital transactions

      Pressure is mounting on the archaic technology systems that underpin some of the largest banks as they roll out online...

    25. February 3, 2015

      Santander UK boosted by current account growth

      Santander UK has attracted a quarter of current account customers that have switched from large high street lenders...

    26. February 2, 2015

      Democratising finance: Botín charts Santander’s digital course

      Santander gears up for digital“Anytime, anyplace, anywhere.” Ana Botín is repeating the catchphrase from a well-known...

    27. January 26, 2015

      Santander to offer services through Post Office

      Santander UK is joining forces with the Post Office as the government raises pressure on lenders to increase banking...

    28. January 22, 2015

      RBS strikes peer-to-peer alliance

      Royal Bank of Scotland has struck a deal with two peer-to-peer lending platforms to provide small businesses with wider...

    29. January 5, 2015

      Lloyds Banking Group seeks key ringfencing rule exemption

      Lloyds Banking Group is seeking an exemption to one of the key measures of the UK’s new ringfencing regime, as the...

    30. December 16, 2014

      BoE’s first stress exam signals issues ahead

      For most of this year, the Bank of England’s first ever public stress test exercise has been hanging ominously over the...

    31. FT Alphaville

      December 16, 2014

      The UK banking system, stressed

      Do click through for the full thing — the Co-Op is the loser of the bunch and was told to hand in a new capital plan...

    32. December 12, 2014

      Ex-minister Vadera to chair Santander UK

      Shriti Vadera has been appointed chairman of Santander UK, making the former Labour minister the first woman to chair a...

    33. November 29, 2014

      Banks fight back in mortgage price war

      Mortgage lenders engaged in fresh skirmishes on rates this week as the battle to win new borrowers in a flagging market...

    34. November 21, 2014

      Santander to launch investment platform

      Santander UK aims to launch an investment platform next year, which will include online guidance tools to help...

    35. November 13, 2014

      Challenger banks will wind up feeling challenged themselves

      Former boxer Terry Malloy claimed he “coulda binna contender” in the gritty movie On The Waterfront. Ex-contender...

    36. October 24, 2014

      UK banks axe branches in favour of digital model

      Britain’s biggest lenders are shutting hundreds of branches and culling thousands of staff in a push to cut costs and...

    37. October 17, 2014

      UK government plans Isas for peer-to-peer lenders

      The government is planning a new individual savings account designed for peer-to-peer lending, in the latest attempt to...

    38. October 12, 2014

      Lenders warn Bank of England over risks to mortgage market

      The Bank of England is being warned about the risks to the mortgage market as it considers proposals this week to...

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