Pocket Financial UK

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Regulation - UK

  • HM Revenue & Customs including Inland Revenue: all information and leaflets online (26 Sep 2005)
  • Charity Commission (15 May 2008)
  • Financial information services - UK

  • The Universal Currency Converter online service for major currencies from XE formerly Xenon Laboratories, site rebuilt (*22 Jan 2010)
  • UK bank Sort Code checker from Payments Council (16 Feb 2015)
  • Yahoo UK finance and FTSE 100 index (*16 Feb 2015)
  • British Bankers' Association information about banking and for bank users including codes of practice (*16 Feb 2015)
  • Financial Fraud Action, consumer page (116 Feb 2015)
  • UK - Banks and Building Societies

    Most offer a range of services including share dealing, insurance, etc. This isn't a comprehensive index.
    A list of banks authorised in the UK is published in PDF by the Financial Services Authority (FSA)

  • Nationwide (*3 Jan 2013)
  • log in to personal banking
  • Co-operative Bank (*3 Jan 2013)
  • log in to personal banking
  • business log in
  • Santander includes former Abbey National, Alliance & Leicester and others. English home page (*3 Jan 2013)
  • log in to personal banking
  • business log in
  • for Santander Group go to Santander.com (English page)
  • Lloyds Banking Group (*31 Oct 2013)
  • Lloyds Bank (*31 Oct 2013)
  • Logon to Lloyds personal banking" (*2 Dec 2013)
  • Lloyds business banking (*31 Oct 2013)
  • Lloyds Bank share dealing (*31 Oct 2013)
  • TSB - note, some pages may show "Lloyds TSB Scotland" (*31 Oct 2013)
  • Logon to TSB personal banking (*31 Oct 2013)
  • TSB business banking (*31 Oct 2013)
  • Halifax (*31 Oct 2013)
  • Halifax personal banking logon (*31 Oct 2013)
  • Barclay's Bank (*3 Jan 2013)
  • HSBC in the UK (3 Jan 2013)
  • UK - Credit and debit cards

  • Mastercard in the UK (29 May 2013)
  • Mastercard SecureCode
  • Visa UK (29 May 2013)
  • Verified by Visa
  • John Lewis Partnership Card (29 May 2013)
  • UK - Card Protection, Insurance and other

  • CPP Card Protection (10 May 2011)
  • Royal and SunAlliance (13 May 1999)
  • AXA Group including Guardian Royal Exchange (*5 Oct 2000)
  • Prudential UK (*8 Oct 2003)
  • UK - Shares, portfolio and registrars

  • Shareview at shareview.co.uk no longer appears to work as a direct URL. Try:
  • Shareview portfolio login (*17 Jul 2017)
  • or go via Equiniti (*17 Jul 2017)
  • Account holders ShareVote (26 May 2009)
  • or go via Equiniti for other services (*17 Jul 2017)
  • Computershare UK English (*27 Aug 2007)
  • Capita Registrars (*5 Oct 2007)
  • Price search London Stock Exchange (15 Sep 2006)
  • Stocktrade, division of Brewin Dolphin, execution-only but will handle one-offs without prior registration (*31 Mar 2011)
  • E*Trade UK free quotes, subscribe to trade (*8 Oct 2003)
  • Google Finance information (11 Feb 2014)

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