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What legacy will Covid-19 leave for UK businesses and banks?

August 28, 2020

The UK needs a proactive supervisor and community banks to deal with the aftermath of the pandemic, says Philip Sinel.

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Despite mounting loss provisioning UK banks can take more pain, says Bank of England

August 13, 2020

Bank of England estimates that the UK banking system is well capitalised enough to get through a severe recession.

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UK banks ordered to plan for climate change risks by 2021

July 17, 2020

Financial firms warned reporting climate-related information will soon become mandatory.

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UK government to tackle tough legacy Libor contracts

July 7, 2020

FCA to be given power to manage orderly transition from Libor to alternative rates.

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Bank of England tells UK banks to prepare for ‘hard Brexit’

June 11, 2020

Bank governor Andrew Bailey warns chiefs to be ready for ‘no deal’ scenario at end of 2020.

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Al Rayan Bank: Islamic finance has key role in ESG boom

June 10, 2020

More than a third of bank’s customers not from Muslim faith, says Al Rayan CEO Peter Horton.

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UK trade commissioner seeks strong UK-Africa ties

May 13, 2020

UK trade commissioner Emma Wade-Smith remains optimistic about UK-Africa trade.

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How is the UK going to pay for Covid-19 recovery?

May 1, 2020

The UK government vow of doing ‘whatever it takes’ to prop up an economy battered by the coronavirus pandemic could mean a legacy of debt for the country.

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Identifying the opportunity in impact investing

January 2, 2020

Impact investing is still developing but the UK's newly launched Impact Investing Institute is working to accelerate this, as its CEO Sarah Gordon tells The Banker.

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How digital disruption is bringing banking to UK SMEs

June 3, 2019

SMEs have largely been neglected by banks, but this is beginning to change in the UK as digital challengers step in to give the sector the attention it warrants. 

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