The current account switching service goes live this month and British banks are laying on incentives in a bid to reel in customers. But it is community banks that leading the rush for consumer cash – saying it will take more than marketing to encourage people to switch and stay. Kate Palmer reports
Banking and payments names have seen huge growth in online activity over the past year in a bid to gain a slice of the social audience. Kate Palmer talks Facebook tactics with some of the most-liked financial institutions in the RBI top 100 Facebook ranking 2013
Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) has become the first Islamic bank – which includes the likes of Emirates Islamic Bank, United Arab Bank and Mashreq Bank – to offer Visa Signature debit cards in the region of Central Europe, Middle East and Africa.