Terms and conditions:
Switching your current account to HSBC
1. If you meet all the following requirements, you will qualify for the special offer and HSBC Bank plc (described as we, us, or our below) will pay the incentive described below:
a) you must apply for a new Bank Account,HSBC Plus Bank Account or HSBC Premier Bank
Account (the New Account) between 4 January 2010 and 14 February 2010 (inclusive)
b) you must be switching a current account to us from another UK bank;
c) you must not have another current account with us at the time you apply for the New
Account. Where the New Account is a joint account, at least one of you must not have
another current account with us at the time you apply for your New Account;
d) the New Account must be fully opened by 14 March 2010. This means that you must
have met all our identification and verification requirements and the account eligibility
requirements if you have opened a new Bank Account.
e) between 9am on 4 January 2010 (or the applicable branch opening time, if different)
and 5pm on 14 March 2010 (or the applicable branch closing time, if different), you must have correctly completed and signed a Switching your Account to HSBC form in respect of your New Account, and have returned it to one of our branches. Where your New Account is a joint account, this requirement must be met by one of the joint account holders who does not have a current account with us at the time you apply for the New Account; and
f) at least one of the Direct Debit(s) and/or standing order(s) you have transferred to your New Account must be set up on your New Account by 14 April 2010 (we will complete transfers of direct debits and standing orders within 30 days of the date you return the Switching your Account to HSBC form to one of our branches).
2. Within 3 calendar months of the date you return the Switching your Account form as described in clause 1(e) above, we will pay;
an incentive of £50 directly into your New Account if you have opened a new Bank Account
or HSBC Plus Bank Account, or an incentive of £100 directly into your New
Account if you have opened a new HSBC Premier Bank Account. Only one incentive will be paid per customer and per New Account.
3. This special offer is available on a first come first served basis and we may withdraw it
without notice before the end of the Sale Period if the money we have allocated to this special offer is exhausted.
4. The definitions in our General Terms apply to these Offer Terms.
5. All credit is subject to status.