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    • Nextonal
    • By Nextonal 4th Oct 17, 1:24 PM
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    Nextonal
    Offer £250 to switch to Clydesdale, Yorkshire or B
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    • 4th Oct 17, 1:24 PM
    Offer £250 to switch to Clydesdale, Yorkshire or B 4th Oct 17 at 1:24 PM
    Update: This is now live nationwide, switching to Clydesdale, Yorkshire Bank or 'B'

    Hello,

    First post here though I do lurk elsewhere in the forums and thought I'd post this up having bypassed this yesterday. Yorkshire Bank have recently opened a new colourful branch on New Street, Birmingham and as a result are offering a generous £250 to switch.

    As the title suggests, the offer is subject to switchers who set up their account in the Birmingham branch only. Apologies if already submitted or is in the wrong forum area.

    Full T&Cs here: XXX.youandb.co.uk/resources/ca5d4166-3541-4222-a983-1a00b6623b91/B+Birmingham+T%26Cs+FINAL.pdf

    Note: T&Cs suggest that the offer may be withdrawn at any time so those who wish to take up the offer might want to move fast.
    Last edited by Nextonal; 24-10-2017 at 11:30 PM.
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    • harz99
    • By harz99 8th Jan 18, 1:55 PM
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    harz99
    Quick question - I currently have two BOS current accounts with DD's feeding into a Tesco Bank Account I just have money in each account but interest on them has ended now and am wondering what to do next. My question is would I be able to switch to say First direct with one of them to gain the £125 bonus and set up a regular savings amount? Would I be penalised by First Direct as all as they were was a glorified savings account? What would people recommend to do
    Originally posted by tomthered




    You'll get more response if you start a separate thread instead of posting here...
    • wiseonesomeofthetime
    • By wiseonesomeofthetime 8th Jan 18, 6:53 PM
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    wiseonesomeofthetime
    You'll get more response if you start a separate thread instead of posting here...
    Originally posted by harz99
    He has, and he did
    • wiseonesomeofthetime
    • By wiseonesomeofthetime 8th Jan 18, 6:56 PM
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    wiseonesomeofthetime
    Like PhilStation, MABLE and adam81, my switch date was also 06/11/17.

    No email or funds yet.

    70 days is next Monday, so hopefully it will arrive soon and I can then get rid of that gawd awful app.

    Sick of seeing a back-flipping chicken every time I check my accounts!

    I can get the same Pots feature, without chickens, with Starling!
    • R34GTT
    • By R34GTT 8th Jan 18, 7:10 PM
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    R34GTT

    70 days is next Monday, so hopefully it will arrive soon and I can then get rid of that gawd awful app.

    Sick of seeing a back-flipping chicken every time I check my accounts!

    I can get the same Pots feature, without chickens, with Starling!
    Originally posted by wiseonesomeofthetime
    Agreed, seems very unprofessional, Halifax’s app is annoying enough with an ugly dog greeting me every time I open the app

    Not to forget TSB with their cheesy little animations depending on time of day.
    • bottleandahalf
    • By bottleandahalf 8th Jan 18, 9:03 PM
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    Aw man. I paid in the 1st 1000 before the switch. I though it was the first 31 days after opening.
    I guess that counts me out?
    • BoGoF
    • By BoGoF 8th Jan 18, 9:15 PM
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    BoGoF
    Aw man. I paid in the 1st 1000 before the switch. I though it was the first 31 days after opening.
    I guess that counts me out?
    Originally posted by bottleandahalf
    Possibly depending on your switch date and when you paid your 2nd £1000
    • bottleandahalf
    • By bottleandahalf 8th Jan 18, 9:17 PM
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    bottleandahalf
    I paid the first 100 in before switch. Switch was on 15/11, 2nd 1000 was paid in on 19/12.

    I thought the 1000's could be paid in when the account opened and the 2nd 31 days after opening account.
    • BoGoF
    • By BoGoF 8th Jan 18, 9:24 PM
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    BoGoF
    Unfortunately you do not appear to meet the conditions then. Didn't you get an e-mail from Clydesdale with a 'checklist'. To be fair to them it did clearly state the first £1000 was 31 days from the switch date.
    • bottleandahalf
    • By bottleandahalf 8th Jan 18, 9:27 PM
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    bottleandahalf
    Unfortunately you do not appear to meet the conditions then. Didn't you get an e-mail from Clydesdale with a 'checklist'. To be fair to them it did clearly state the first £1000 was 31 days from the switch date.
    Originally posted by BoGoF
    Yeah, I just checked it in my emails now. Ahhhh. I guess I was just thinking it was same as all other switches I've done which just required pay ins from when account opened.

    Wonder can I open a 2nd account and try with that?
    • BoGoF
    • By BoGoF 8th Jan 18, 9:32 PM
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    BoGoF
    Not sure if the offer is still on?

    Perhaps a grovelling phone call would do the trick?
    • aah
    • By aah 9th Jan 18, 12:00 AM
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    aah
    Oh I have had a nightmare with this.
    I followed the conditions to the letter. Paid in 1000 just after the switch date checked that I had organised switching 3 dds. They refused to accept one of them. One is fine, has paid out twice since switch date. HOWEVER Yorkshire bank cancelled my other dd, (paying my Halifax cc) WITHOUT MY PERMISSION. There is loads of money in that account. I phoned them and they raised a complaint on my behalf - I havent seen the wording of that complaint but I think it centres on
    The app - it constantly tells me I have entered the wrong details and I know I havent (those details work on internet banking)
    Refusing to transfer my 3rd dd
    The worst one - cancelling my dd without my permisssion - rendering me ineligible for the incentive as it could not be reinstated in time
    Their primitive transfer rules - I can't transfer more than 500 at a time (unless I use the app which they have locked me out of).

    I have an email from their complaints department which states that they will allow me the incentive as the dd cancellation was not my fault. I have paid in the 2 x 1000 and have a dd which is working fine. I have my doubts as to whether this will hold water. I have no confidence left in this dreadful bank.

    I am regularly getting letters from their complaints department to say that sadly they have not managed to address my complaint (the one I dont know the content of).

    I now need to wait till the 70 days is up (switched 7th November) get ratty with them again if I havent got the incentive money and as soon as I get it, depart.

    Never again
    • soulsaver
    • By soulsaver 9th Jan 18, 12:14 AM
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    Oh I have had a nightmare with this.
    I followed the conditions to the letter. Paid in 1000 just after the switch date checked that I had organised switching 3 dds. They refused to accept one of them. One is fine, has paid out twice since switch date. HOWEVER Yorkshire bank cancelled my other dd, (paying my Halifax cc) WITHOUT MY PERMISSION. There is loads of money in that account. I phoned them and they raised a complaint on my behalf - I havent seen the wording of that complaint but I think it centres on
    The app - it constantly tells me I have entered the wrong details and I know I havent (those details work on internet banking)
    Refusing to transfer my 3rd dd
    The worst one - cancelling my dd without my permisssion - rendering me ineligible for the incentive as it could not be reinstated in time
    Their primitive transfer rules - I can't transfer more than 500 at a time (unless I use the app which they have locked me out of).

    I have an email from their complaints department which states that they will allow me the incentive as the dd cancellation was not my fault. I have paid in the 2 x 1000 and have a dd which is working fine. I have my doubts as to whether this will hold water. I have no confidence left in this dreadful bank.

    I am regularly getting letters from their complaints department to say that sadly they have not managed to address my complaint (the one I dont know the content of).

    I now need to wait till the 70 days is up (switched 7th November) get ratty with them again if I havent got the incentive money and as soon as I get it, depart.

    Never again
    Originally posted by aah
    You'll be fine then.... why did they refuse to accept one DD?
    Last edited by soulsaver; 09-01-2018 at 12:17 AM. Reason: spelling
    • tempus_fugit
    • By tempus_fugit 9th Jan 18, 12:19 AM
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    tempus_fugit
    I paid in the required amount and then used some of the money to pay my bills via the debit card. I think so far I have paid in about £3,000 and any remaining balance happy to leave there until they pay the bonus. I will then continue to use this account for some bill payments.

    Also very impressed with their APP
    Originally posted by MABLE
    Me too. I have not had any of the issues that others are reporting, and the app works great for my needs anyway. Just need to see if/when I get the incentive - if that comes in on time then it has gone very smoothly indeed.
    Retired at age 56 after having "light bulb moment" due to reading MSE and its forums. Have been converted to the "budget to zero" concept and use YNAB for all monthly budgeting and long term goals.
    • MABLE
    • By MABLE 9th Jan 18, 7:12 AM
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    MABLE
    Me too. I have not had any of the issues that others are reporting, and the app works great for my needs anyway. Just need to see if/when I get the incentive - if that comes in on time then it has gone very smoothly indeed.
    Originally posted by tempus_fugit

    Email just received.

    MABLE, get ready for your £250 hello!

    Get ready to treat yourself!
    Bring on the celebration – your £250 hello is coming. Now you’ve completed your switch to Yorkshire Bank, your £250 will be in your account in the next seven working days.
    Shopping trip, weekend away or added to your savings - whatever you choose to use it for, we hope you enjoy. Thanks again for coming on board.
    Last edited by MABLE; 09-01-2018 at 8:44 AM.
    • Bluefire
    • By Bluefire 9th Jan 18, 8:29 AM
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    Bluefire
    Logged in this morning to find the £250 waiting in the accounts of both myself & my DH. Switch date was 02/11, email confirming the bonus received 06/01.

    Time to pay the mortgage off!
    Mortgage: 08/13 £28,896.49 01/18 £0

    • wiseonesomeofthetime
    • By wiseonesomeofthetime 9th Jan 18, 9:07 AM
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    wiseonesomeofthetime
    Happy to report that I too have received the Congratulations email in the last half hour.

    Cash not there yet, however, clearly on it's way.

    • Mchambers
    • By Mchambers 9th Jan 18, 9:14 AM
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    Mchambers
    Happy to report that I too have received the Congratulations email in the last half hour.

    Cash not there yet, however, clearly on it's way.

    Originally posted by wiseonesomeofthetime
    Got the email as well. As soon as I get the bonus, I will be closing the account via switching it elsewhere.
    • PhilStation
    • By PhilStation 9th Jan 18, 9:43 AM
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    PhilStation
    Like those above, I received the email this morning. To say I am delighted would be an understatement! Just waiting for my wife to receive her email now but her switch date was a couple of weeks after mine so that'll be a little while longer.

    No more switches for me with a mortgage application coming up in the next 6 months, then it's back to Nationwide to grab a second RAF offer and waiting for TSB to introduce another incentive. I'm quickly running out of banks to switch to!
    • AlpineF30
    • By AlpineF30 9th Jan 18, 9:47 AM
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    AlpineF30
    Just a heads up to everyone who may be in a similar situation to me.

    I switched on the 28/11

    I get paid on the last day of the month so thats the first £1000 sorted.

    But due to Christmas I got paid earlier than normal and got paid on the 18th Decemeber, this means my second payment didn't meet the criteria of the second £1000 payment as it has to be 31 days after the switch but due to the pay day falling earlier it was within the 31 days of the switch.

    I rang today and had to transfer in another £1000 to qualify.
    • bottleandahalf
    • By bottleandahalf 9th Jan 18, 10:20 AM
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    bottleandahalf
    Not sure if the offer is still on?

    Perhaps a grovelling phone call would do the trick?
    Originally posted by BoGoF
    Tried a sympathetic seeking phone call this morning, but to no avail.
    Ah well, live and learn.
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