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Woolwich fixed rates tumble as mortgage competition grows

Embargoed until 00.01am 21 October 2009

Woolwich is today [Wednesday 21st October] cutting rates on its popular fixed rate mortgages by up to 0.5 percentage points, as it launches new two, three, and five year mortgages. This is the fourth rate r

Barclays contactless on film

Barclays has produced a short ‘vidcast’ to help customers looking to find out more about contactless – the new quick and easy way to pay for small transactions on debit and credit cards.

Battling UK businesses see some unexpected upsides

A surprising 61%* of UK small businesses feel the recession has made their business more efficient, and experience other positives including a greater focus on customer service (34%), according to new research conducted as part of the Barclays Take One Small Step Campaign.

Woolwich launches market leading tracker mortgages

Embargoed until 00:01am Tuesday 6 October

With competition mounting in the mortgage market, Woolwich is today [Tuesday 6 October] reducing rates by 0.45% on its leading tracker mortgage, down to 2.79% [base rate plus 2.29%, 70% LTV, £999 fee, 1% ERC for 2 years] from 3.24% [base rate plus 2.74%].