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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
It’s time to wave goodbye to this parliament as the general election on 7 May draws closer. Even though the pollsters cannot agree on the election outcome, whoever forms the next government will struggle to top the number of new laws passed by the Coalition that have affected our industry in the last five years.Read more
Written by Anthony Browne
Marcus Stuttard, Head of UK Primary Markets & AIM, at the London Stock Exchange, champions Britain’s most inspiring businesses and explains why these firms need more diverse funding and support.Read more
In this complimentary White Paper, Jeroen Van Doorsselaere, Global Market Management Director at Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, suggests ways that businesses can pre-empt regulatory demands and reinvigorate the planning process.Read more
With digital innovation coming from many directions, where is the next disruptor or challenger brand going to come from? Antony Mayfield, Founding Partner at strategic digital agency Brilliant Noise, considers the unusual places these risks may appear from.Read more
The Bank Workers Charity is the only charity in the UK that supports and advises all current and former bank workers and their families. The BWC needs your help to improve its services. Click here for more information.Read more
The IBFed and 12 industry associations met last month to discuss the consultation paper on the Revised Standardised Approach to Credit Risk. Debbie Crossman, Director of Financial Affairs at the Canadian Bankers Association, explains more about the proposals.Read more
Did you know that the Appeals Process has unlocked millions of pounds of lending for businesses through overturns? Professor Russel Griggs, Independent External Reviewer of the Appeals Process, tells BBA Insight about the findings of his latest report.Read more