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Charlotte Sjoberg

Head of Media Relations

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Roy Beale

Roy Beale

Senior Media Relations Manager.

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Roy.Beale​@tsb.co.uk

Gillian Slater

Media Relations Manager.

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Claire Newell

Claire Newell

Media Relations Manager.

+44 (0) 207 0039 484
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Anthony Hua

Anthony Hua

Social Media Manager.

+44 (0) 207 0039 406
Anthony.Hua@tsb.co.uk

Retail and Business Banking

Claire Miller

Claire Miller

Senior Media Relations Manager.

+44 (0) 207 0039 363
Claire.Miller​@tsb.co.uk

Risha Parmar

Risha Parmar

Media Relations Manager.

+44 (0) 207 0039 390
Risha.Parmar​@tsb.co.uk

Rachael Snelling

Rachael Snelling

Assistant Media Relations Manager.

+44 (0) 207 0039 381
Rachael.Snelling​@tsb.co.uk

Latest news

These news releases are intended for the sole use of journalists and media professionals. They are not intended for use by customers or members of the general public.

18 August 2014 - TSB APPOINTS DAVID FENTON AS CHIEF ECONOMIST

TSB Bank plc is pleased to confirm the appointment of David Fenton as its new Chief Economist. Starting today, David joins from the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and is responsible for providing intelligence and analysis to senior management on economic issues impacting the business. Based in Edinburgh, Scotland, he will report to Candy Gil, TSB’s Director of Planning, Reporting and Analysis.

16 August 2014 - ALMOST HALF OF ASPIRING HOMEOWNERS ARE MYSTIFIED BY NEW MORTGAGE RULES

Only half (51%) of aspiring homeowners are aware of the Mortgage Market Review (MMR) according to new research by TSB. Of those that are aware of the MMR, many still don’t understand its impact as nearly a third (31%) have tried to find out more about it.

8 August 2014 - TSB raises over £400 from charity car wash in Royal Wootton Bassett for Alzheimer’s Live Well Campaign

TSB Bank plc is pleased to confirm the appointment of David Fenton as its new Chief Economist. Starting today, David joins from the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and is responsible for providing intelligence and analysis to senior management on economic issues impacting the business. Based in Edinburgh, Scotland, he will report to Candy Gil, TSB’s Director of Planning, Reporting and Analysis.

6th August 2014 - ALMOST TWO THIRDS OF BRITS DO NOT PROTECT THEIR LOVED ONES

New research* from TSB reveals that only a tenth (11%) of people think having life protection is a top priority when buying a new home.

23 July 2014 - SPORT IS AT THE HEART OF THE LOCAL COMMUNITY IN SCOTLAND

It’s ‘on your marks’ as Glasgow welcomes the Commonwealth Games today, 23rd July

23 July 2014 - PARENTS SET TO SPEND £250 ENTERTAINING KIDS THIS SUMMER

Nine in 10 parents opt for a ‘local’ summer to keep costs down

21 July 2014 - ‘NO FUN IN THE SUN’ IF YOU DON’T TELL YOUR BANK ABOUT YOUR TRAVEL PLANS

Over three quarters (77%) of holidaymakers who have had their credit card declined whilst abroad, failed to notify their bank that they would be going on holiday overseas, according to new research from TSB*.

16 July 2014 - SNEAK PREVIEW: TSB’S NEW WEBSITE COMING THIS SUMMER

TSB Bank plc has given its customers an exclusive sneak preview of its revamped website

11 July 2014 - TSB BANK PLC APPOINTS JATIN PATEL AS PRODUCT DIRECTOR

TSB Bank plc is delighted to announce the appointment of Jatin Patel as its Product Director. Jatin has been leading the Products team since the end of last year on an interim basis, having joined TSB at the beginning of 2013 as Personal Banking and Borrowing Director.

11 July 2014 - TAP, TAP AND AWAY: TSB CUSTOMERS GO CONTACTLESS

TSB has rolled out 2.2 million new contactless debit cards increasing the number of TSB customers able to tap and go by almost five times. In January 2014, TSB announced its commitment to issue contactless debit cards to all eligible TSB customers and in just six months, TSB has seen a huge surge in customers making more use of their contactless functionality.

30 June 2014 - BRITS GET MORE HONEST WITH AGE

As TSB launches the next in a series of animations designed to ‘lift the bonnet’ on how the Bank operates, new research reveals that the vast majority (95 per cent) of Brits still believe in the old adage that honesty is the best policy, while it would seem greater honesty is something that comes with age.

23 June 2014 - IS THE PROPERTY LADDER SLIPPING OUT OF REACH?

More than half (51%) of parents are worried their children won’t be able to get onto the property ladder without financial support, according to new research by TSB. Unsurprisingly, Londoners express most concern (60%), though even the least concerned Scots (43%) worry about the next generation’s ability to get onto the property ladder.

19 June 2014 - DES McDAID JOINS TSB AS HEAD OF SAVINGS

TSB Bank plc today announces that Desmond McDaid (Des) has joined the Bank as Head of Savings.

16 June 2014 - Savers can beat the tax man with an ISA – especially as the tax-free allowance is increasing to £15,000

Whether you’re saving for a home, a new car, a rainy day or some other reason, putting some money aside on a regular basis is often a good idea. But it’s not always a straightforward process, as there are many different types of accounts to choose from and lots of jargon to decipher.

5 June 2014 - TSB BANK ANNOUNCES NEW REWARD STRATEGY

TSB Bank plc today announces its new reward strategy – including its Executive Remuneration Policy – which it plans to implement post IPO. This is another important step in TSB’s mission to bring more competition to UK banking and deliver the sort of bank that consumers tell us they want.

26 May 2014 - Brits think 'Do it yourself or do it local'

With DIY season in full swing, more than a third of home improvers (35%) plan to enlist the help of a local tradesperson this spring, according to new research by TSB1. While almost two thirds (63%) expect to do the bulk of the work themselves, about a third (32%) look to rope in their partner and nearly a fifth (17%) will call in favours from friends and family.

22 May 2014 - TSB Bank PLC accounces non-executive board appointments

TSB Bank plc today announces that Philip Augar, Dame Sandra Dawson, Sandy Kinney Pritchard, Stuart Sinclair and Polly Williams are to join its Board as Non-Executive Directors, with immediate effect.

26 Apr 2014 - 82% of Brits avoid calling service providers due to sky-high call charges

TSB has become Britain’s first national bank to replace all of its 0845 numbers with 0345 numbers. From today, TSB customers can contact their Bank on a local rate number from anywhere in Britain.

23 Apr 2014 - Mark Fisher to join TSB Bank plc as Non-Executive Director

TSB Bank plc is pleased to confirm the appointment, subject to regulatory approval, of Mark Fisher as a Non-Executive Director. Mark Fisher, Director of Group Operations at Lloyds Banking Group is expected to leave his position on 31 May 2014.

11 Apr 2014 - TSB gives mortgage customers a boost

TSB is remodelling its mortgage range to address the needs of different homeowners. TSB understands that the home plays a central role in people's lives, which is why it's vital all homeowners – from the first-time buyer to the home improver – can access a good deal that suits their individual needs.

08 Apr 2014 - TSB launches new campaign reinforcing its commitment to none of the usual funny stuff

TSB Bank launches a multi-channel advertising campaign today featuring its first new product, TSB Classic Plus current account, paying 5% AER variable interest on balances up to £2,000 with none of the funny stuff.

06 Apr 2014 - TSB launches 'Truth and Banking'

TSB Bank has launched Truth and Banking - a new web hub designed to help people understand exactly how the bank works, and how it uses its customers' money.

31 March 2014 - Is Britain saving enough? New research from TSB reveals two thirds of Brits haven’t opened an ISA this tax year

TSB’s latest research reveals that almost two thirds (63%) of Brits still haven’t used their ISA allowance this tax year. Just 15% of people have used their full 2013/14 ISA allowance, with only a fifth (22%) investing a partial amount.

31 March 2014 - TSB: Travel Fund to provide financial support to school football teams across Scotland

TSB has today launched the TSB Football Travel Fund, a new initiative which will provide vital financial support to school football teams across Scotland.

12 March 2014 - TSB: 5% interest from the bank account that’s not like other bank accounts

TSB Bank plc has today announced the launch of its new Plus bank account. The account, which will be available to customers at the end of March, offers a market leading 5% credit interest without all of that usual funny stuff.

03 March 2014 - TSB is investing in its branch network

TSB is installing 80 new ATMs right across Britain from Aberdeen to the Isle of Wight, Swansea to Norwich. All of the new ATMs will be free to use and installed before the end of April 2014.

01 March 2014 - A Quarter Of First-Time Buyers Are Unprepared For The Cost Of Stamp Duty

Almost a quarter (22%) of first-time buyers are not considering the cost of stamp duty before making an offer on their potential home, according to new research by TSB. Alarmingly, one in seven (14%) people buying their second or third homes do not consider stamp duty either.

28 Feb 2014 - TSB launches its longest ever balance transfer offer 0% interest for 28 months on all balance transfers

From today, Friday 28 February 2014, TSB is extending the balance transfer offer on its Platinum credit card from 24 to 28 months.

20 Feb 2014 - STATEMENT ON TSB BANKING GROUP PLC

A TSB spokesperson said: “Lloyds Banking Group intends to sell TSB Bank via an Initial Public Offering (IPO) in 2014.

18 Feb 2014 - Ysbryd Cymunedol Yn Ailgodi Yng Nghymru

Yn ôl ymchwil newydd gan TSB* mae awydd yn bodoli i ailddeffro ysbryd cymunedol ac mae pobl yn dweud ei fod eisoes yn teimlo’n gryfach nawr nag y mae wedi teimlo yn y 30 mlynedd diwethaf.

14 Feb 2014 - TSB Bank PLC Confirms Appointment Of Will Samuel As Chairman

TSB Bank plc is pleased to confirm the appointment of Will Samuel as its new Chairman. Will Samuel, whose appointment was revealed earlier today by Lloyds Banking Group’s Chairman, Sir Winfried Bischoff, will join the Board of TSB Bank plc immediately.

12 Feb 2014 - Community Spirit Is Making A Comeback

New research from TSB reveals there is a desire to reignite community spirit with people saying it already feels stronger now than it has for the past 30 years.

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