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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

British SMEs have often been neglected by banks, but this is changing as digital challengers give the sector attention. 

How Brexit could affect UK financial services exports

May 1, 2019

New research shows the extent that leaving the EU might affect British financial services exports, with shocks likely to be felt beyond London. 

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Lloyds enterprise transformation chief eyes up the bank of the future

March 1, 2019

The enterprise transformation director at Lloyds Banking Group explains to Joy Macknight how building a diverse and flexible IT architecture will serve the UK bank well in the future. 

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