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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
The disappearance of a loved one is a distressing experience, often compounded by the fact that no one can legally manage the missing person’s financial affairs in their absence. The BBA’s Walter McCahon examines the Government’s recent proposals to change this.Read more
Written by Walter McCahon, Policy Advisor, Retail
The BBA’s Simon Hills explains how the results of the Bank of England’s stress tests confirm that the UK banking system remains resilient, even in the face of severe distress.Read more
The BBA’s Eric Leenders explains how the improvements announced to basic bank accounts today will expand financial inclusion and end the fear of unforeseen charges.Read more
Richard Woolhouse and Victoria Powell explain how Capital Markets Union could help promote sustainable economic growth across Europe.Read more
Eighteen months on from their creation, Simon Hills looks at how Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority are settling down.Read more