On Sunday 19 October, festival favourite Jake Bugg will bring his distinctive blend of indie, rock and folk to the first direct arena in Leeds in an exclusive event, presented by venue sponsor first direct. The gig marks the Leeds-based bank’s 25th anniversary and the first birthday of first direct arena, bringing Jake Bugg and an expected sell...
20 Oct 2014Press Release
From today, 14th October, first direct customers will be able to use Paym to make secure payments of up to £350 per day to friends, family and anyone else using the Paym service with just a mobile phone number from the first direct Banking on the go App.
14 Oct 2014Press Release
Tracy Garrad, CEO of first direct comments: “The world of banking has changed beyond recognition in the 25 years since we launched on 1 October 1989 and started a service revolution. Our future will continue to be based around our customers - which is exactly how we started all those years ago.
1 Oct 2014Article
1 September 2014 - New market leading 5 year fixed and 2 year tracker rates at 65% LTV plus borrowing costs reduced for 90% LTV mortgages From Monday 1 September, first direct is reducing all fixed rate mortgages in its range as well as launching a market leading 65% LTV 5 year fixed rate at 2.89% and a 2 year offset tracker at 1.69%...
1 Sep 2014Press Release
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