Help me become a Londoner!

Peter Corlett abuse at
Fri Nov 20 15:14:38 GMT 2009

On 20 Nov 2009, at 13:50, James Laver wrote:
> By no means unique to Barclays. I've got much worse horror stories
> about Natwest. Including the time I tried to close my account (oh,
> they *really* don't want to let you go).

I don't recall NatWest being particularly hard to leave. Abbey's  
pisspoor business banking offering, on the other hand...

> Telephone banking is usually quite
> easy to get along with unless you're making international payments,
> which becomes a major headfuck.

I'm not sure this is a failing of the telephone banking. International  
payments are a pain in the arse, otherwise PayPal would have gone bust  
years ago.

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