Belmont Thornton Logo
PPI Claims - About PPI

PPI Claim News

 
Bank charges news: More Britons compulsively checking their accounts

A growing number of Britons will be all too aware if they suddenly receive bank charges out of the blue, as more people are compulsively checking the balance of their accounts.

According to a study conducted by Halifax, such is the need for belt tightening across the UK, 38 per cent of consumers know what their bank balance is to the nearest £5.

In the past, some customers may not have noticed when their bank had taken money from their account for whatever reason, but the statistics showed that this may no longer be the case.

The survey also indicated that one in ten people admitted that money starts to get tight within one week of receiving their monthly salary.

Halifax chiefs believe the current economic climate has forced people to garner more control over their bank accounts.

Last week the Bank of England revealed that Britons were keen to reduce their debts in December 2011, with £377 million being paid off in total during the month.

Amir Hussain

Amir specialises in personal loans, consumer debt and debt management.ADNFCR-2776-ID-801288717-ADNFCR



Bookmark and Share
Tell a Friend
blog comments powered by Disqus

Enquiry Form

First Name 
Last Name 
Mobile Phone
Home Phone
Address Line 1 
Town
County
Post Code 
Email 
Circumstances
Claim Back Mis-Sold PPI Button

Belmont Thornton Limited is regulated by the Claims Management Regulator in respect of regulated claims management activities; our registration is recorded on the website www.gov.uk/moj/cmr number 18273

Belmont Thornton Limited is incorporated in England and Wales, Company number 6621233, whose head office at Unit B11, Kestrel Court, Harbour Road, Portishead, Bristol, BS20 7AN and registered office at Harwood House, 43 Harwood Road, London, SW6 4QP.

Belmont Thornton Limited is registered with the Information Commissioners Office. Registration number Z1728023.

Please note that calls may be monitored for the purposes of staff training.

* Belmont Thornton operates on a "No Win No Fee" basis. This means that there are no upfront costs to pay. Our fee only becomes payable on a successful outcome of a claim. A cancellation fee is payable if you decide that having instructed Belmont Thornton to act on your behalf, and after 14 days of signing your Letter of Authority, you do not wish to continue pursuing your claim with us. The cancellation fee is the reasonable costs incurred for the work undertaken. Please see our terms of engagement.

By using our web-site, you agree that we can place the types of cookies described in our privacy policy on your device.Hide