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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 six years since its launch the Faster Payments service has helped millions of customers make payments in real-time. Craig Tillotson, Managing Director of Faster Payments, explores ways to make this revolutionary service even better.Read more
As StepChange launches a new Action Plan on Problem Debt, the charity’s chief executive, Mike O’Connor, explains why the next government needs to take steps to help consumers manage their finances.Read more
How will European compliance teams meet the new disclosure requirements needed for CRD IV? Ed Royan, Chief Operating Officer for EMEA at AxiomSL, explores more.Read more
The landmark deal on basic bank accounts will help customers across the UK. StepChange’s Mike O’Connor welcomes the agreement, and says banks will be providing the plumbing for the nation’s lifeblood.Read more
BNY Mellon’s Mariano Giralt and Lorraine White discuss the range of projects the OECD is working on in the area of international taxation.Read more
The Lending Standards Board has confirmed that Professor Russel Griggs will undertake an independent review of the Lending Code. Robert Skinner, the Board’s Chief Executive tells BBA Insight more.Read more