The Co-operative Bank Comments On Today's Confirmation That It Will Be Part Of The Incentivised Switching Scheme

19 December 2018

1 min read

Co-operative Bank Commercial Director Darrell Evans says, 

"We are delighted to have been selected - we believe our ethical brand and strong service culture will be attractive to many of the SME customers that are part of the scheme.  We want to be a part of helping deliver greater competition in the market as a whole so this is great news for the Co-operative Bank."

The Co-operative Bank currently looks after the banking needs of circa 90,000 SMEs, 700 co-operatives, 5,000 charities, and 279 credit unions. The Co-operative Bank’s award-winning Business Directplus Current Account was rated Five Stars by Moneyfacts in 2018 and offers 18 months of free banking to eligible customers.


Notes to Editors:

About the Co-operative Bank

the Co-operative Bank plc provide a full range of banking products and services to almost 5 million retail and SME (Small and Medium Sizes Enterprises) customers. The Bank is fully committed to values and ethics in line with the principles of the co-operative movement.

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Nicki Parry, Head of Media Relations

The Co-operative Bank Press Office

Tel: 07734 002 983


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Lesley McPherson, Director of Communications

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Head of Media Relations

Nicki Parry

Mobile: 07734 002 983

Email Nicki Parry

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