Mastercard transactions unavailable?

HI - I dont seem to be able to use my card physically or online? The following is displayed when i log into my account "MasterCard transactions currently unavailable. Due to technical reasons, we are currently unable to process your MasterCard transactions. The service will be again available soon."

Any help would be great!

thanks

Jamie Oliver's empire collapses – 22 UK restaurants to close

All but three of Jamie Oliver’s 25 UK restaurants are closing with the loss of 1,000 jobs after the business called in administrators.
The company, which includes 22 Jamie’s Italian outlets, plus the Fifteen and Barbecoa restaurants in London and Jamie’s Diner at Gatwick airport, appointed executives at advisory firm KPMG as administrators on Tuesday.

Switching form another UK bank

HI, Do you offer an account​ switching service? I would like to move my personal account to Fidor

Cryptocurrency soars 117% to $8,000 in just two months

Bitcoin hasn’t gone up this much, this fast since the heady days of 2017 — and no one is exactly sure why.

https://business.financialpost.com/investing/bitcoin-soars-117-to-8000-in-just-two-months-now-some-are-calling-it-the-new-safe-haven

M&S must hope Ocado will turn its food problems into trifles

Shareholders in Marks & Spencer might be forgiven for starting this week with a sense of scepticism. The stalwart of the British high street is set to announce its full-year results on Thursday, and expectations are already low.

Mis

Which big stor Asda Morrison Tesco the best for customer service?

Fundraising call by Metro Bank raises £375m in three hours

Metro Bank has raised £375m from a fundraising call that will strengthen its balance sheet. The bank hopes the move will quash rumours about its financial health that led to customers withdrawing cash last weekend.
A Metro Bank spokeswoman confirmed the lender had closed its share placing early on Thursday evening, less than three hours after it started.

Thomas Cook shares 'worthless' after Citigroup warning

Thomas Cook’s shares plunged by 40% on Friday, their biggest drop since the firm nearly collapsed in 2011, after a high-profile City analyst said the company’s shares were worthless.

BT staff to gain £500 a year in shares handout

BT is to give its 100,000 employees £50m in shares each year as part of a new scheme to boost morale and rebuild the telecom’s image following a troubled couple of years.
BT’s new chief executive, Philip Jansen, who took over from Gavin Patterson in February, said the “yourshare” scheme forms part of his plans to create a “new, re-energised” BT that includes changing the logo.

Tax statement 2019/20

I've now emptied my account and asked it it to be closed. How can I get a Tax Certificate for 2019/20 please?

Cashback when spending online/instore

Curve card - get 1% cashback at selected retailers for 3 months - get £5 free on signup

https://www.curve.app/en-gb/ Use refer code PN273KAD

Quidco - best cashback site in the UK - get cashback on most online/instore spends
https://www.quidco.com/raf/324/

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Greggs' vegan sausage rolls fuel profit boom

Greggs has raised its profit guidance for the third time this year, boosted by demand for its vegan sausage rolls and an increase in customers.
The bakery chain said a strong start to 2019 had continued in recent weeks after it ramped up production of its best-selling Quorn-filled roll following a failure to keep up with demand when it first launched in January.

Why zero % saving rate on all bonds?

Why are all saving bonds showing 0% interest?

UK economy rebounds in first quarter

I predict further good news with many staycations this year?

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-48225334

KPMG 'severely reprimanded' for audit failings at Co-op Bank

KPMG has been fined £5m and “severely reprimanded” by the financial regulator for a series of failings in its audit of the Co-operative Bank at the height of the financial crisis a decade ago.

Triodos Bank

https://www.triodos.com/

My vegan friend has an account. They strive for ethical banking and investment.
There is a monthly fee and limited features.
Anyone have any thoughts about this or ethical banking in general?

Revolut

Anyone excited for Revolut's cryptocurrency exchange?

The FREETRADE app

Has anyone tried the FreeTrade app?
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