Banking

Protecting your money

Protecting your money. Find out how your eligible deposits are protected here by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.

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How many other banks come with a Satisfaction Guarantee? We'll give you £100 if you like us, another £100 if you don't. Find out more.
 

1st Account

A current account that works together with your life, with our satisfaction guarantee - we'll give you £100 if you like us, and another £100 if you don't.*

  • online, mobile and phone banking
  • interest free £250 overdraft
  • our dedicated switching team will help you switch your banking
  • talk to a real person 24 7 365
  • If after six months you do not pay £1,000 per month into your 1st Account you may have to pay a fee of £10.

*Conditions apply

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First Directory

A selection of services and benefits designed to work with your 1st Account;

  • Worldwide Travel Insurance
  • 24 hour Roadside Breakdown Assistance
  • ID Theft Assistance
  • Mobile Phone Insurance
  • £15 monthly fee applies
  • minimum 12 month contract
  • policy Terms and Conditions apply.

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Banking at the speed of life

Internet Banking
Mobile & Text Message Banking
UK-based phone banking, 24 7 365.

Discover a bank that helps you get the most out of your accounts - wherever you are, whatever you're doing.

 

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Learn more about First Directory

Discover a selection of useful services and benefits designed to work with your 1st Account. £15 monthly fee applies. Minimum contract is 12 months, and renewable thereafter.

Learn more about our awards

We've taken home a cabinet full of awards for our customer service - feel free to admire our collection!

Learn more about first direct

We're the UK's most recommended bank** - but we're about more than just banking. Discover how you can join the conversation today.

Learn more about our range of mortgages

Whether you're a first time buyer, remortgaging, or moving home, we've made the process of finding a first direct mortgage simple.

Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

** From March to August 2013 50% of first direct current account customers had actually recommended their bank in the last year. The closest brand over the same period had 40% of current account customers recommend their bank. Source: Charterhouse Research Customer Contact Survey, covering 8 major banks in England & Wales, based on 19,710 contacts.

Protecting your money

Your eligible deposits with HSBC Bank plc are protected up to a total of £85,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, the UK's deposit protection scheme. This limit is applied to the total of any deposits you have with HSBC Bank plc and first direct.

Any total deposits you hold above the £85,000 limit between HSBC and first direct are not covered.

 

 

 

 

 

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