first direct has added new payment functionality to its Banking on the go App, allowing customers to create new beneficiaries and Standing Orders from their mobile device. Customers now have the ability to set up and make payments to major beneficiaries and to family and friends by accessing the mobile banking app using Touch ID or a Digital Secure Key.
20 Jan 2017Press Release
first direct has cut rates across selected two and five year fixed rate mortgages, giving homebuyers a wider choice of mortgage products to suit different financial needs. The revised mortgage range, which is available from today (17 January 2017)...
17 Jan 2017Press Release
One in five are happy to use contactless for purchases of less than £1 Majority of consumers now withdrawing cash once a week or less As the Boxing Day sales get underway, new research reveals that for purchases of £30 and under we’re more likely to ‘tap to pay’ rather than hand over cash...
26 Dec 2016Press Release
first direct has launched fdesign, an exciting new platform which allows customers to become directly involved in developing new products and services. After a successful pilot where first direct worked alongside a group of customers to develop improvements to the website firstdirect.com, fdesign is now being rolled out to more customers.
13 Dec 2016Press Release
first direct has completed its first year of support for Maggie’s, the charity which offers free practical, emotional and social support to people with cancer and their family and friends, by presenting a cheque for £30,000 made from historic fortuitous gains. first direct’s people have really thrown themselves into fundraising this year...
12 Dec 2016Press Release