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Diversity and inclusion in financial services: the expectation gap

July 29, 2021

UK regulators are developing diversity policies and planning to roll them out in a way that will affect every corner of every bank.

UK banks’ outlook steady amid bumpy operating environment

July 23, 2021

Bank profitability forecast to improve in the near term on the back of a decline in provisions after a pandemic-related spike in 2020.

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The DoJ’s power to subpoena foreign banks expands as the SFO’s diminishes

July 22, 2021

Recent legislation signals the US government’s determination to root out financial crime, regardless of where it may originate.

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Can UK banks adopt a Morgan Stanley-style approach to returning to work?

July 7, 2021

The US investment bank is looking to bar non-vaccinated staff from its New York offices, allowing it to remove remaining restrictions.

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Lessons for banks from subprime lender Amigo’s woes

July 1, 2021

A UK high court decision means that if a bank wants to bind customers into a compensation scheme, it needs to consider what is a ‘fair level’ of compensation.

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UK consumers drawn to neobanks during pandemic – but trust issues remain

June 30, 2021

Demand for digital-only services has flourished, but many people still prefer to pay their salaries into an incumbent high street bank. 

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UK banking vacancies surge in May

June 9, 2021

IT and compliance roles are in demand, as banks digitalise operations and grapple with the post-Brexit regulatory landscape.

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Investing in sustainable fashion

May 26, 2021

How investors, big brands and the government can improve British fashion.

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The implications of the UK’s anti-corruption sanctions for banks

May 26, 2021

The broad definition of ‘involvement’ in corruption should give banks pause for thought.

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Pandemic has boosted UK consumer trust in incumbent banks

May 26, 2021

Only 20% of respondents to an EQ Credit Services survey are willing to borrow from an alternative lender in 2020, down from 62% in 2019.

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