Firstdirect sucks

First direct sucks

I’ve been moaning about Internet banking Web applications for awhile now. However this aggressively marketed HSBC Firstdirect banking service couldn’t escape the blog treatment.

Honestly get a clue HSBC. I was interested in getting an HSBC account, because I heard (unconfirmed) you could do international transfers in their Web banking application. That would save me a ton of hassle, as I currently need to go to my Barclays high street branch to do a transfer to the EU. And pay 20GBP for the privilege of filling forms over and over again.

However that killer “international transfers” feature is missing from the ‘innovative’ firstdirect Web banking feature list. The Internet is global and I want a decent Web banking application!


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