Can I spend Scottish money in England?

Yes, you can – but it doesn’t legally have to be accepted. Three banks in Scotland are authorised to issue notes: Bank of Scotland, Clydesdale Bank and Royal Bank of Scotland. There are also four note-issuing banks in Northern Ireland: Bank of Ireland; AIB Group (which trades as First Trust Bank in Northern Ireland), Northern […]
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M&S slashes cost of personal loans

Marks & Spencer cuts interest rate on some loans by five percentage points to bring it into line with other providersMarks & Spencer has become the latest lender to slash the rate it charges on personal loans, knocking five percentage points off the cost of borrowing between £5,000 and £7,499.Loans taken out over 12-60 months […]
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Yorkshire and Clydesdale banks to reduce presence in south of England

Account holders concerned as NAB announces shrinking of UK businesses to focus on Scotland and north, with loss of 1,400 jobsIf you are a customer of Yorkshire Bank or Clydesdale Bank and live south of Sheffield, you’ve got every reason to feel fed-up after the company that owns them pulled the plug on some of its […]
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