The BBA is now integrated into UK Finance. Please go to www.ukfinance.org.uk for new content and updates from UK Finance.
Material published by BBA prior to 1st July 2017 is still available on this website.
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 experts provide in-depth analysis of the important themes and issues facing the banking industry
Holly Whitehead, Research and Development Manager at International Compliance Training, writes that investing in training for compliance staff after breaches are discovered is too little, too late.Read more
Rob Colwell, Partner, Strategy & Customer Advisory, Financial Services at EY blogs on what banks can learn from Fintech start-ups when it comes to customer experience.Read more
Stilpon Nestor, calls for ESMA and the EBA to refine their proposed governance guidelines, or risk bank boards simply becoming talking shops.Read more
Welcome to my newsletter. Despite the various bank holidays, it’s been a busy period, with elections at home and across the Channel dominating the political and media agenda. The snap General Election announcement following the Easter holiday was certainly a surprise. While purdah has commenced we are continuing to focus our activity with ongoing engagement with policymakers across the EU.Read more
Written by Anthony Browne