IT glitch at bank
Lloyds hit by payment ‘difficulties’
It said in a twitter post that is “currently experiencing difficulties with Faster payments and apologise(s) for any difficulties this may cause. We are working to fix this and will update you as soon as we can.”
There was no statement from its subsidiary Bank of Scotland.
Faster Payments issued a statement saying: “The central Faster Payments system is operating normally, however we are aware that Lloyds Banking Group is currently experiencing technical issues connected to its Faster Payments service.
“This is the system that is used to process telephone, internet, mobile and standing order payments. We are working to support Lloyds to ensure the issue is resolved as quickly as possible. Anyone experiencing problems should contact their bank or building society”