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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
In the latest blog from governance risk and compliance specialists Hitec, journalist Gaynor Pengelly highlights the steps organisations can take to implement a single global standard of business practice that is dynamically communicated, strictly enforced and passed on to employees, suppliers and agents.Read more
Written by Gaynor Pengelly, Journalist, Hitec
Marketing & Business Development Manager for ALMIS International, Gordon Gray, blogs about fair value accounting.Read more
Read a blog by Jaywing’s Data Management Practice Director, Inderjit Mund, on the complex challenges that businesses face when it comes to measuring and managing data.Read more
There were a record number of breaches globally and in the UK in 2015, many of which involved highly skilled attackers leveraging sophisticated techniques. While the hackers of the world are becoming more advanced, so are the cybersecurity programs and technologies we employ to combat the threats. However, it has never been more important to remember the basics. While the security controls and safeguards that were being broadly adopted 10 years ago are now considered security basics, they are still being overlooked or not implemented with appropriate rigor.Read more
Gareth Wilson, the Accenture Banking Practice lead for the UK & Ireland, blogs about new research that provides an insight into the digital capability of consumers across the country.Read more
Richard Koch, Head of Policy at The UK Cards Association, blogs about a new report being published to market the 10th anniversary of the UK introducing a Chip & PIN–based card payments system.Read more
Kevin Daly, Senior European Economist in Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research, blogs about the improving credit conditions for the UK’s SME sector.Read more
Luke Scanlon, Out-Law Consultant, and Yvonne Dunn, Pinsent Masons Partner, blog about how blockchain could reduce transaction cost and improve compliance.Read more