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From 1 July 2017, the finance and banking industry operating in the UK will be represented by a new trade association, UK Finance. It will represent around 300 firms in the UK providing credit, banking, markets and payment-related services. The new organisation will take on most of the activities previously carried out by the Asset Based Finance Association, the British Bankers’ Association, the Council of Mortgage Lenders, Financial Fraud Action UK, Payments UK and the UK Cards Association.x
In this section our policy experts give their views on the latest news and developments in the banking industry
BBA Policy Advisor Ariane Poulain discusses the rise of digital innovation across the banking sector.Read more
The growth in regional banking jobs means that cities across the country are becoming banking hubs in their own right, write BBA Research Analyst Aneta Dyakova and BBA Policy Advisor Ariane Poulain.Read more
The Bank of England has revealed its latest plans for the ringfencing regime. Paul Chisnall, the BBA’s Executive Director for Financial Policy and Operations, considers what the proposals will mean for the banks affected.Read more
The European Commission’s proposals for simple, transparent and standardised securitisations will help businesses and investors to take advantage of the funding opportunities that securitisation can bring, writes Simon Hills, the BBA’s Executive Director for Prudential Regulation and Capital.Read more
Sarah Wulff-Cochrane, BBA Director of Financial Policy and Operations, blogs about how the new Personal Savings Allowance could make understanding tax liabilities easier for savers.Read more
Did you know that the UK is Europe’s leading location for FinTech investment? BBA Policy Advisor Ariane Poulain discusses London’s place as a global FinTech hub.Read more
You can now withdraw cash, pay in cheques and do many other counter transactions at thousands of post offices across the UK. Eric Leenders says that’s good news for customers – and for the many post office managers now offering banking services.Read more