uSwitch has announced that first direct has come top in 8 out of 9 categories1 in its 2014 Current Account Awards, based on votes from over 10,000 current account customers. The online and telephone bank, recently named Best Banking Brand by Which? And Most Trusted Financial Provider by Moneywise, ranked top in the Best Current Account...
7 Jul 2014Press Release
For the first time in its 25 year history, leading direct bank first direct is taking its brand onto the high street. Twelve first direct branded cash machines will be installed at various railway stations over the next two weeks. In line with the brand’s positioning as “the unexpected bank”...
1 Jul 2014Press Release
Today (26 June 2014) first direct has launched a Windows Phone 8 version of its ‘Banking on the Go’ mobile App. This follows on from its recently added BlackBerry 10 App and means the bank’s mobile offering is now available across four platforms (iOS, Android, BlackBerry 10 and Windows Phone 8).
26 Jun 2014Press Release
It’s been over a year since we announced the sponsorship of the first direct arena, and now we are once again proud to announce that the 13,000 capacity venue has been awarded the prestigious title of new venue of the year at the Stadium Business Awards in London. The award was judged by a panel of industry experts from around the world...
16 Jun 2014Blog
Almost a quarter would be happy with a £50k windfall Paying off debts more important than flashing the cash But 60% of women would use new-found wealth to change looks Despite the lure of multi-million pound National Lottery and Euromillions payouts, most Brits have more modest targets when it comes to a life-changing cash windfall, new research reveals.
13 Jun 2014Press Release