Highly-rated banks in England include HSBC Holdings, Lloyds Banking Group, Santander, Royal Bank of Scotland Group and Standard Chartered. Some toprated banks in the country also include TSB Bank, The Co-operative Bank, Barclays, Nationwide and National Westminster Bank.
HSBC Holdings is one of the major banking and financial services companies in the United Kingdom with headquarters in London. A multinational bank, HSBC Holdings has a large customer base worldwide with around 6,100 offices in 72 countries. The bank provides four major business services, including commercial banking, retail banking and wealth management, private banking, and global banking and markets. With commercial banking, HSB provides insurance and investments, global capital finance, global trade and cash management services to small and large companies.
Santander, which operates mainly in the United Kingdom, provides personal, business and corporate banking services. The bank’s personal banking services include current accounts, mortgages, loans, credit cards and mobile banking. Santander provides cash individual savings accounts such as Easy, Junior, Direct ISA Saver and fixed rate.
Lloyds Banking Group is a leading U.K.-based financial institution that offers various personal and commercial services. It provides business activities such as retail and corporate banking, general insurance and consumer finance. The group features brands such as the Lloyds Bank, Black Horse, Halifax and Birmingham Midshires.