Tag Archives: Co-operative Bank

The Co-operative Bank: time for stabilisation and consolidation before expansion?

The Financial Times is watching the Co-operative Bank closely. Today it reported that Niall Booker has been appointed as the new head of the bank and also ‘deputy chief executive of the lender’s parent group’. Some query the fact that … Continue reading

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Credit union practitioners are better fitted to educate the young

On a sister site came a comment on the amazing news (FT Money) that banks are to be invited into schools to educate children  . . . it ended: “Financial education – and lessons in the art of form-filling until … Continue reading

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Co-operative Bank News

This is Money reports that the Co-operative Bank is putting interest charges on hold for agreed overdrafts that qualify from January 5 to April 4. The offer excludes Cashminder and Student accounts, Business banking and Corporate banking current accounts. A current account … Continue reading

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Dan Hyde: the Co-op can change High Street banking for good

In This is Money earlier this month, Dan Hyde wrote about the Co-op Bank’s acquisition of 632 Lloyds branches and millions of new customers. A Lloyds spokesman said it hopes to finalise the handover by April 2012 after entering ‘exclusive … Continue reading

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