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Chetwood Financial rethinks banking business models

February 1, 2021

Chief executive Andy Mielczarek on how UK challenger bank is seeking to offer a personalised service –  that is 99% digital.


Will there be a post-Brexit fintech boom?

January 21, 2021

The UK’s departure from the EU has created uncertainty. But the picture around fintech is more nuanced.

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Has open banking reached maturity?

January 19, 2021

As the UK marks its third year of open banking the promised shake-up of financial services is still to come – but it could be on its way. 


BoE official revives negative rate speculation

January 18, 2021

No evidence that below-zero rates have reduced bank profits overall, says external MPC member Silvana Tenreyro.

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UK faces tough battle for EU equivalence on financial services

January 8, 2021

With Brexit complete, UK negotiators are now striving to reclaim access to EU financial markets.

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Third UK lockdown ‘credit negative for banks' asset quality’

January 6, 2021

Additional lockdown measures will add negative pressure to banks' profitability, says Moody’s.

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What next for the UK economy?

January 4, 2021

It remains unclear whether Boris Johnson’s government can overcome the challenges ahead.

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Financial services left in the cold amid Brexit turmoil

December 7, 2020

The UK and EU positions on this economically vital industry have become tangled and confused.

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Financial services redundancies loom in wake of Brexit

December 2, 2020

As the UK prepares to leave the EU single market, many banking employees face uncertainty. 

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Banks take stock of UK financial services bill

November 17, 2020

Leaving the EU poses problems and opportunities for banks under the UK’s new regulation framework.

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