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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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Currency concerns could derail Scotland’s independence bid

May 25, 2021

As Scotland inches closer to independence, it’s worth examining the immediate fiscal and monetary hurdles the fledgling country would face. 

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A strong and simple framework for the regulation of UK banks?

May 19, 2021

The UK regulator wants to simplify the rules for banks and building societies. How might this work?

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How to regulate SPACs

May 14, 2021

Listing reform promises hope for UK special purpose acquisition companies, but is it enough?

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