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UK banks failing to deliver online services

British banks are not geared up to embrace online trading according to a survey by Bull Information Systems.

The information provider says that only 47 per cent of banks provide online facilities despite 70 per cent saying that they believe it is the solution to increasing volumes of business.

It found that only 23 per cent of UK banks were concerned about the consequences of not offering online facilities compared to 72 per cent in Germany.


PPP Lifetime Care calls for early resolution to care debate

PPP Lifetime Care is calling on the Government to set out a clear timetable for long term care policy following the Royal Commission report.Managing Director Barbara Reilly says:”We encourage the Government to establish a timetable on how they intend to progress the recommendations as soon as possible.”The health insurer has welcomed the Commission report saying […]

Chelsea posts 12 per cent rise in gross lending

Chelsea Building Society saw its gross lending increase 12 per cent to £739m in 1998.Retail funding was up 13 per cent to £448m. Its assets were up 15 per cent to £4202m. Pre-tax profits were up 12 per cent to £33.5m.Chief Executive Michael Bage says: &#34In a subdued market, the society lent a record £739m […]


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