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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 experts provide in-depth analysis of the important themes and issues facing the banking industry
Jean Rodrigues, strategy consultant at Advicent solutions, blogs about how robo-advisors can help consumers manage their money.Read more
Steve Aspinall, Director of Corporate Development, Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) discusses the newly created Certification Regime and its implications for banks and financial advisers.Read more
Sulabh Agarwal, Accenture’s UK & Ireland Payments practice lead, blogs about what the changes to payments infrastructure mean for the banking industry.Read more
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The UK’s relationship with Europe
The UK’s membership of the European Union has been dominating the headlines since the Prime Minister came back from Brussels with the Government’s ‘new settlement’.
The upcoming referendum will present a once-in-a-generation opportunity for voters to have their say on this crucial issue in June. Both sides have been campaigning vigorously but, ultimately, the question of membership of the EU is rightly a matter for the British people.
Banking is the UK’s biggest export industry and makes a major contribution to the economy. The sector’s views should form part of a broad informed debate on the UK’s relationship with Europe.
The BBA has agreed to survey members on their position on the EU referendum and to publish the results in due course. The outcome of this survey cannot be prejudged because, as I am well aware, there are a wide range of views.Read more
Written by Anthony Browne
Stephen Humphreys, Head of Propositions at Huntswood, spoke at the BBA Vulnerability Forum on 23 February 2016. Here, he blogs about the current state of vulnerability in the industry and gives his insight on how firms can identify and embed meaningful change in this area.Read more
Gareth Wilson, the Accenture Banking Practice lead for the UK & Ireland, blogs about what banks need to do to adapt to the digital capability of consumers.Read more
Kashif Khan, Senior Managing Director in the Accenture Financial Services Group, looks at how restoring trust is crucial for banks as they use technology to better serve their customers.Read more