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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
Is it really possible for bank bosses to know everything that’s happening in their organisation? Ruth Finch, a solicitor specialising in financial service regulation, argues that culture is no longer a nebulous subject, but one that is increasingly a crucial part of senior management’s system and controls toolkit.Read more
Written by Ruth Finch
Far from replacing the human touch, digital technology can complement it by allowing banks to have better, richer conversations with their customers, says Tom Roberts, digital and analytics director at KPMG.Read more
Simone Meloni, a director of Parker Fitzgerald’s Markets and Regulatory Strategy practice, says that firms should be ready to show the regulator some action when it comes to conduct risk.Read more
There aren’t many ways most of us can earn ourselves £100 in a few minutes, just by making a couple of phone calls.
But so vigorous has competition now become between major banks for your custom that many of these firms are now making such payments – and other golden hellos – to the growing number of us prepared to move our current accounts elsewhere.Read more
Written by Anthony Browne