Dumb. The recent tirade against banks and their activities knows no end it seems. To add to click here for example here is another. My wife had a saving account with the Woolwich. As most of us know The Woolwich was aguired by Barclays, and in recent time Barclays have been shedding the Woolwich brand an passing accounts into Barclays with new numbers /Cheque books etc.
To day in the post came an interest earned in the Saving account which has been credited to........ you've guessed it ---- The now defunct Woolwich account.
As my father did my brother did and my self for a few years before I saw the light, and for what is is worth The Old Lady/Midland/Nat Pro And I stand by what I wrote. And generally I say generally- not always The higher up the pole the more complacent and set in their ways- Hence the mayhem current at various institutions