Section: first direct uncovered.
*From February 2014 to July 2014, 63% of first direct current account customers had recommended their bank in the last year. The closest brand over the same time had 48% recommend their bank. Source Charterhouse Research Customer contact survey covering 9 major banks in England & Wales, based on 16,466 contacts.
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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