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    Market Harborough Online Incompetance

    The Market Harborough Building Society are writing to its members to register afresh for its new website. As an It Professional in cyber security this is incompetence, any new system requires a...
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    Have you tried Watchdog to investigate this...

    Have you tried Watchdog to investigate this criminality?
  3. Ipswich Building Society 1990's Website

    Do you remember those dreadful websites of the 90's. With terrible flash animations and insane user interfaces?
    The Kent Reliance had a particularly bad one until they saw sense. Who remembers their...
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    Update: Well Done to the Cumberland Building...

    Update:
    Well Done to the Cumberland Building Society/Bank of Beirut who are now rated 100%. Good work guys.
    The other institutions have raised their bar to average security, which is as bad as...
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    Obtaining information and hacking into accounts....

    Obtaining information and hacking into accounts.
    Both banks and building societies. I thought of posting in the general forum.
    If breached you can get address, account number and amount which is...
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    Banking and Building Society Security

    This is a hot topic at the moment and as you know I like to produce lists.
    My day job is in cyber security so I gathered together a list of the most insecure financial institutions
    using the...
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    Druids? I hadn't heard of them. Maybe I had to...

    Druids? I hadn't heard of them. Maybe I had to give the funny handshake and bare a nipple to get and account, something i would fail on.
    It looks like there was no benefit of joining them after all.
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    I think this relates to FATCA. ...

    I think this relates to FATCA.

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/analysis-and-features/why-americas-fatca-might-spell-disaster-for-britains-fatcats-8387007.html
    Why should UK Banks and...
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    Chorley Application Unusual Questions

    I have a new Chorley Building Society Account Application Form that has some new and invasive questions that I haven't seen on a form before. What do you guys think?
    On World Holocaust Day I shudder...
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    Lets link arms and sing For Ald Langs Aye.

    Lets link arms and sing For Ald Langs Aye.
  11. Damm I didn't hear of Teachers Provident.

    Damm I didn't hear of Teachers Provident.
  12. Hi 1User, I gave the sports centre example...

    Hi 1User,
    I gave the sports centre example because it was a council leisure centre not a private one and the customer was reporting that the sports centre was not acting in accordance to the...
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    Another things I'm wary about with Savings...

    Another things I'm wary about with Savings Champion are the banks I've never heard of such as Julian Hodge and Shawbrook.
    Any thoughts?
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    1User "Does tend to underline the emptiness of...

    1User "Does tend to underline the emptiness of Building Society's insistences they serve their members."
    That's a good point to raise at the AGM.

    I was about to post about the Leeds Unlimited...
  15. Maybe the whistleblowers law should be extended...

    Maybe the whistleblowers law should be extended to include customers.
    e.g. If I saw my privately run council leisure centre close down a public sports group due to getting more money from a private...
  16. Yes a great post. I was hoping to illicit such a...

    Yes a great post. I was hoping to illicit such a reply but was taken aback by its accuracy.

    By "declined to engage" do you mean take time off work to attend meetings? Under such circumstances I...
  17. BBC "he can no longer remain a customer of the bank"

    RBS 'wanted critic Tomlinson's mortgage back'

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-30146247
    This sounds like the Portman members that were excluded. I'm surprised the financial whistleblowers law...
  18. NFU Stakeholder Pension Poor Performance

    My "low risk" pension has dropped 2% this year in their safest fund "Fixed Interest series 2" losing me ~£200. This is more than what I would expect for a windfall.
    My Scottish Widows did a similar...
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    Okay I just called Leeds, you cannot directly go...

    Okay I just called Leeds, you cannot directly go via them just by the Sipp Administrator who does get a membership vote not the end customer.
    These are:-
    NM Pensions Trutees, SippCentre, AJ Bell,...
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    Leeds Unlimited Access SIPP Deposit

    This looks a good safe place for my pension. I know I have to go via a SIPP administrator
    but the web site doesn't tell which ones they do business with....
  21. I'm not a moneybags person that's my pension, the...

    I'm not a moneybags person that's my pension, the bits I could get into ISA. I don't go anywhere near pensions unless I am working for a company that contributes. I'm looking into SIPPs at the moment...
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    I wouldn't admit that amongst civilised company....

    I wouldn't admit that amongst civilised company. ;-)
  23. Online Payment Limit £25000 at lloyds

    I was just using my bank account to move money between different building societies and hit this limit. Obviously they get an extra days interest of my money for every £25000.:mad:
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    "This kind of deal demands further...

    "This kind of deal demands further investigation."
    It sounds like an investigation by the SFO rather than a journo.
  25. http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/Saffron-Building-S...

    http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/Saffron-Building-Society-CEO-conquers-fear-heights-charity-wing-walk/story-22821659-detail/story.html He may need a better disguise than this for when the savers catch...
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