Review your banking needs in advance of Danske Bank Closure
With just over a month to go until the Danske Bank Larne and Ballynahinch branches close, The Consumer Council is urging all affected customers to check the new arrangements meet their banking needs.
John French, Chief Executive of The Consumer Council, said; “Whilst some consumers will find it easier to access banking services in different ways such as the internet, apps, and over the phone; it is important to remember that there are still many people, and small businesses, who continue to rely on face-to-face banking services to manage their finances. Before the local Danske Bank branch closes we would advise customers to liaise with the branch and discuss their banking needs and options available.
“If visiting a branch is still important, there might be alternative banking options available in the area to include accessing banking services at the Post Office. To check what banking services are available in your area, see our financial services maps available on our website (www.consumercouncil.org.uk),” said John.
The Consumer Council has produced a range of materials and guides to help customers including a branch closure factsheet, a personal banking guide, a guide to switching banks, and a current account comparison table. All of these are available free of charge by contacting The Consumer Council on 0800 121 6022 or emailing [email protected]. Alternatively they can be downloaded from www.consumercouncil.org.uk.