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first direct has seen a significant increase in the rise of overseas contactless transactions made by UK customers this summer, as the rest of the world catches up with the contactless revolution.


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As the National Tour Sponsor of Northern Ballet, first direct has committed to helping keep the Leeds-based Company’s three lorries on the road over the next year as they travel the length and breadth of the UK. The Northern Ballet is the UK’s widest touring ballet company, performing a combination of full...


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According to data collected in an independent consumer survey required by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), first direct customers would recommend the bank for its personal current accounts.


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first direct bank is thrilled to be the official platinum partner of the 12th Leeds LGBT Pride celebrations on Sunday 5 August. For 28 years first direct has been part of the community in Leeds, working with a bunch of open-minded, creative people to create a bank like no other. We’ve been a proud supporter of Leeds Pride for three years now...


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One third don’t take any foreign currency abroad Almost two thirds of the 6.5m Brits who will head off on holidays abroad over the next month are worried about not having enough spending money, according to new research. Researchers for first direct bank found that 63% of UK holidaymakers say their biggest worry is not having enough cash to spend.


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