The UK Fintech company simply called “B” is an intuitive digital banking service for people who want better control of their finances. In 2018 B teamed up with Clydesdale Bank, Yorkshire Bank and Virgin Money to bring the brands together under Virgin Money, making it the largest challenger bank in the UK. Soon the brand name will change and B current accounts will be called Virgin Money Current Accounts and the B Instant Saving Accounts will be called Virgin Money Instant Savings Accounts. The Fintech giant will be able to offer customers a current account backed by mobile app, online, in-store and telephone service. B is authorized by Prudential Regulation Authority (registration number: 121873). The B mortgages and credit agreements are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority while other credit features of B are not regulated.
The super-smart B app allows you to manage your B Current Account; B Instant Savings Account and your cards from one platform. The B app aims to make managing your money easy letting you track your spending and savings. You can sign into your B account from a laptop or desktop but to get all the features of the B app you will need to use your compatible tablet or smartphone.
Products and Services Offered by B:
- Current account
- Instant savings account
- B contactless debit card
- Compatible with Apple Pay and Google Pay
- A single timeline showing spending across all transactions of all accounts
- Mobile app with Touch ID
- Interest on current accounts with a balance up to 2,000GBP
- Telephone customer service 24/7; Live Chat and in-app secure messaging
How Does B Differ from Traditional Banks?
As an intuitive digital bank B learns more about you, the more you use it so that it can cater for your personal needs. Unlike traditional banks which are often inflexible, B is not only easy to use but also offers many tools to help manage your money. With B you can set financial goals and watch as you progress towards them; get insights about your spending patterns and get an overall picture of your finances at a glance – B is not only a bank but also a kind of financial life coach!
Can I access B from my Smartphone?
Yes, B is optimized for mobile devices and tablets. You can also access B from your desktop or laptop via most popular browsers.