Fully Booked!

Please note that our North West Regional Seminar which will be held at Lancashire County Council on the 07/10/19 is now fully booked up.
If you have not booked a place and would like to add yourself to the reserve list for the event please contact events@sparse.gov.uk

Calls for action over bank closures

The Banking Standards Board (BSB) has spoken out to say that small businesses suffer the most from the closure of bank branches and that British banks need to work together to mitigate the effects,

Reuters reports. Alison Cottrell, chief executive of the BSB, said that a ‘space’ for banks to collaborate and discuss branch sharing may be necessary to protect communities from increasing isolation.

UK Finance, the body that represents banks, said branch closures were never taken lightly and that banking services had been made available in 11,500 post offices across the UK.

Full article:

→ Reuters - British bank standards head calls for action over branch closures

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