Do you really want “bank grade” security in your SSL? UK edition

I recently read Troy Hunt’s article (Do you really want “bank grade” security in your SSL?) regarding how shocking the SSL security is on the banks down under. Damien Guard has written a similar post looking at the US financial institutions (Quality of SSL protection for US financial institutions). This got me wondering how the UK banks (and building societies) fair and what the low scores actually mean to their security.

So here are the results after running them through Qualys SSL Server Test (25/06/2015):

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