This report, prepared for the government by the National Consumer Council, examines money transmission, access to banking services, new technology, banking and the law, disputes between bank and customer, saving and borrowing. There are special sections on Northern Ireland and Scotland and on bank executor and trustee work – all from a consumer perspective. It is based on the findings of two surveys of consumer attitudes to banking services and evidence from the banks and building societies themselves.
Introduction. Note on terminology. 1. Conclusions and Recommendations 2. Banking Services and the Consumer 3. Cash, Cheques, Credits, Debits and Charges 4. Access to Banking Services 5. New Technology 6. Banking Services and the Law 7. The Resolution of Disputes Between Bank and Customer 8. Saving and Borrowing 9. Competition and Regulation 10. Northern Ireland and Scotland 11. Executor and Trustee Services. Appendix.
Current interest in the history of money and banking remains strong and it is opportune to survey developments both in the UK, USA, Europe and Asia. This set provides historical analysis which incorporates research from the early twentieth century onwards in a form that is both accessible to students of money & banking and economists, economic historians and bankersThis set re-issues 38 volumes originally published between 1900 and 2000. It charts the history of early banking, discusses banking in the UK, Europe,Japan and the USA, analyses banks as multinationals, the UK mortgage market, banking policy and structure and examines specific sectors such as gilts and gold.