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Material published by BBA prior to 1st July 2017 is still available on this website.
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
The BBA corporate and business finance team is at the heart of business and growth policy development. It provides direction on key policy issues affecting all business types from start ups, to SMEs, midcaps and larger firms, including key industrial sectors relevant to the UK economy and banking industry. The work of the team spreads across UK government departments and regions and with the EU.
The BBA understands the objectives behind the proposals in the consultation and we support the overarching goals of the proposals in the context of responsible lending and the desire to Read More
The banking industry is committed to encouraging competition within the sector in order to benefit businesses through product choice and improved customer service. Our consultation response outline’s the BBA’s support Read More
Set up by the major banks in 2010, Better Business Finance (BBF) is focused on small and medium enterprises providing support for starting, growing and expanding businesses through mentoring, outreach Read More
The BBA is working with the Government on the evolution of the Funding for Lending Scheme, the British Business Bank and its programmes, the Small Business Strategy; engagement in the Read More
Getting the right credit data framework and regulatory frameworks to support business finance is essential. The BBA is working with its members and the credit reference agencies under Business Information Read More
The BBA has strategic partnerships and referral programmes with many associations of alternative finance and of course banks support alternate finance forms. Together we promote alternative sources of finance as Read More
The BBA’s members are the leading banks in international trade and have an active Export Committee that undertakes a comprehensive programme of engagement with the UK government to ensure its Read More
The SME Finance Monitor, run by BDRC Continental, provides a comprehensive analysis of lending and the availability of external finance for the UK SME market. The monitor further provides specialist Read More
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