Fee-Free Bank Accounts

Published: 14/03/2016

Millions of bank customers across Britain stand to benefit by hundreds of pounds as nine major banks launch fee-free basic bank accounts from 1 January.

  • Barclays – Barclays Basic Current Account
  • Santander – Basic Current Account
  • NatWest – Foundation Account
  • Ulster Bank (Northern Ireland) – Foundation Account
  • The Royal Bank of Scotland (Scotland) – Foundation Account
  • RBS England & Wales – Basic Account
  • HSBC – Basic Bank Account
  • Nationwide – FlexBasic
  • Co-operative Bank – Cashminder
  • Lloyds Banking Group (including Halifax and Bank of Scotland brands) – Basic Account
  • TSB – Cash Account
  • National Australia Bank Group (including Yorkshire Bank and Clydesdale brands) – Readycash Account

The accounts will be available to anyone who doesn’t already have a bank account, is ineligible for a standard current account or who can’t use their existing account due to financial difficulty.

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