High Street Bank

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High Street Bank

A large bank in the United Kingdom with branches spread out in many towns all over the country. It takes its name from "high street," which is a term for a main thoroughfare.
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SIR Richard Branson's Virgin Money have asked an industry veteran to lead their push to become a high-street bank.
High-street bank machines don't charge for debit card withdrawals, so use these instead.
The research found that consumers needing as little as PS100 could be charged over 12 times more by major high-street banks than the amount the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) allows payday lenders to charge, when borrowing over the same period.
Looking at unarranged overdraft charges, the consumer group's research found that consumers needing as little as PS100 could be charged over 12 times more by major high-street banks than the amount the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) allows payday lenders to charge when borrowing over the same period.
The consumer group said unarranged overdraft borrowing charges from some high-street banks are 12-and-a-half times higher than the FCA cap if consumers borrow PS100 for one day.
Today, the confidence helped high-street banks with Barclays up 59p at pounds 21.
Jo Barnett, marketing director at Virgin One, said the Taylor Nelson Sofres survey showed the big four high-street banks were 'suffering from a fall in public confidence'.
WHEN Ross and Julie Laird, from Edinburgh, wanted a savings account with a good return, they side-stepped the big high-street banks.
BRITAIN'S top high-street banks were shamed in a Competition Commission report yesterday, after it emerged that Royal Bank of Scotland, Barclays, Lloyds TSB and HSBC have been overcharging small business customers and had formed a monopoly.