Pound vs. Euro up 4.31% over past year, giving buyers £4,900 extra per £100,000 Strength of Pound vs. US dollar gives buyers £6,500 more per £100,000 compared to Feb ‘13 Winter sun destinations offer overseas property buyers more for their money compared to ski resorts...
HSBC has launched a new Loyalty Cash ISA, which will give customers HSBC’s best possible on sale ISA rate (currently 1.4 - 1.6 per cent AER variable depending on type of current account held) for twelve months each time they top up their account.
Antonio Simoes, Head of HSBC in the UK, commented: “We understand the huge strain the floods are placing on our business and personal customers in affected areas and we want to make sure we are providing the support that they need now and in the future.
A service based in Cardiff that helps young people into work, education and training was formally launched on Friday 7th February 2014. 'Choices' engages very disadvantaged young people to support them to move and build sustainable futures for themselves. Choices is part of St Giles Trust Cymru that helps ex...
“Property haves” have a six year head start on the “have-nots” on the property ladder Property have-nots are unli7.5y to have the same flexibility as property haves to financially support their children in becoming first-time buyers The current generation of 25 to 36 years olds, the traditional age group for first-time buyers...
Students from two London schools have picked up the top prizes in the prestigious national final of the British Council and HSBC’s Mandarin Chinese Speaking Competition, winning themselves a trip to Beijing in the process. Ariel Reingold, from Highgate School, won the individual competition, taking first place in the advanced category.
The Sutton Trust is joining forces with four of the world's leading banks – Barclays, Deutsche Bank, HSBC and Lloyds – to launch a major new effort to improve social mobility and access to the banking sector for talented students from low and middle income backgrounds. The new initiative is supported by a study, Pathways to Banking...
As a responsible bank we must track all financial transactions. Cash presents more risk, and in particular financial crime risk, than other payment methods. It also leaves customers with very little protection if things go wrong. Therefore, we need to monitor particularly closely movements of cash in and out of the banking system.
HSBC’s Future of Retirement study shows one in five inheritances left by UK retirees is expected to top £250,000 Almost two thirds (64%) of British retirees expect to leave an inheritance to their children with an average* value of £182,144, according to HSBC’s study, The Future of Retirement: Life after work? HSBC’s research...
800,000 more households on the brink than in 2012 34% of the UK population have savings of £250 or less New research from HSBC has found that over a third of people in the UK – around 8.8 million households – only have £250 or less set aside as a financial safety net.