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HSBC has confirmed today that the head office of its UK ring-fenced bank, serving HSBC UK’s personal and business customers, will be located in Birmingham.   As a result, around 1,000 head office roles will move from London to Birmingham before the ring...


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Families going on holiday this Easter will benefit from new travel money deals with HSBC as it improves rates on over 50 currencies. New rates will be available from Friday 20th March, and Euros will be particularly competitive. Customers can order their currency online, over the telephone or at one of HSBC’s branches around the UK.


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Nearly a third (30%) couldn’t pay their mortgage if they lost their job A third (33%) of people in the UK – or 8.5 million[1] households – have £250 or less set aside as a financial safety net, new research from HSBC shows. The survey of over 2,000 people found that almost a quarter (24%) of all UK households have no savings at all...


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From today HSBC buy-to-let mortgages are available to HSBC Advance and Premier customers[1]. HSBC Advance is a free current account; to qualify customers must pay in £1,750 a month. Tracie Pearce, Head of Mortgages at HSBC said: “We’ve listened to our customers and have made it much simpler and easier for them to invest in buy-to-let properties with us.


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HSBC will launch its lowest ever 90% LTV mortgage rate on Monday 2nd March. Borrowers with a 10% deposit will be able to take advantage of a rate of 1.99% – a 1.95% discount compared to HSBC’s Standard Variable Rate (SVR). The 2 year discount product has a £1,499 booking fee and will be on sale until 19th April 2015. Peter Dockar...


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From 1 March HSBC launches Save Together. HSBC Advance customers who pay in at least £25 a month into a Loyalty Cash ISA  will receive an extra £10 a month for 12 months, on top of 1.5% AER interest. Customers who prefer to pay a lump sum can deposit a minimum of £300 and still receive an extra £10 a month.


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Independent research has shown that HSBC’s Advance Bank Account can save people money on mortgage payments, personal loans, overdraft usage and debit card use abroad, as well as earning 6% AER interest on regular savings. HSBC commissioned independent researcher Andrew Hagger, Moneycomms to compare HSBC Advance to its main competitors...


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HSBC today announces its new mortgage rates at 60-95% loan to value (“LTV”) including its two year fixed mortgage rate at 1.19% for borrowers who have a 40% deposit; it comes with a £1,499 fee. Other rates live from today include: 90% LTV 2.38% 2 year discount rate - £1,499 fee (or £999¹ or £1,199 fee²) 95% LTV 4.39% 2 year fixed rate...


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  Australia, USA and Canada the least affordable Poland is the most affordable destination for British students hoping to study abroad, according to research from HSBC. With over 20,000 students spending a semester or year abroad on an Erasmus (or similar programme)*...


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The long-term impact of the global economic downturn will be felt for many decades to come, as almost half (41%) of UK workers stopped or reduced their retirement savings during the economic downturn, according to a new report by HSBC. Despite recent signs of recovery, people’s retirement saving has been, and continues to be...


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