Co-operative Bank

No laughing matter as Smile and Co-op online banking goes down

The customers of the UK’s Co-operative Bank and its digital arm, Smile, have been affected by an online banking glitch that is preventing access to accounts. As with all these problems the banks say they are investigating. There are no more details on specifics or when the systems will be back up. However, the mobile […]

Investors to the rescue for UK’s Co-op Bank?

The UK’s Co-operative Bank’s life may not be over just yet as it reveals it is in advanced discussions with existing investors over a rescue package. As reported in February, the bank was put up for sale – with the minority investor Co-op Group saying it is “supportive of the plan to find the bank […]

Unisys revamps New Zealand’s Co-operative Bank IT infrastructure

Unisys Corporation’s New Zealand subsidiary has revamped the Co-operative Bank’s IT infrastructure using Unisys ClearPath Forward systems. Unisys says ClearPath Forward provides “enhanced security” for client and business information, as well as scalability to support the addition of new services. In addition, it says ClearPath ePortal, an automated application modernisation solution, will support the bank’s […]