Monthly Archives: July 2010

Will “Simple Products” get people saving?

Mark Hoban, the Financial Secretary to the Treasury has announced a consultation into a possible new range of simple financial products.  In his speech he said: “simple products will help everyone make better choices, and we particularly intend to hep encourage saving”. But will it work? There’s no doubt that many UK household have a […]

What’s the point of the NatWest Customer Charter?

It seems that you can’t switch on the television at the moment without seeing an advert for the NatWest Customer Charter.  The Charter runs to 14 commitments spread across four categories like ” We are committed to making banking easy”. So what’s it all about and why are they doing it? For me NatWest is […]