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Challenger banks receive shot in the arm from Tory opposition

Labour has joined forces with the Challenger Banks to oppose the ‘punitive’ 8% levy imposed in the July budget, now forecast to raise £12bn

Can the UK Become FinTech Global Central?

Global banking is in recovery, but unrest remains even in Germany and America. Is the time right for the UK to become Global FinTech Central?

Would Total Transparency Kill Banking Competition?

The EU took centre stage in George Osborne’s Mansion House speech, but was he clear about banking changes the UK needs to affect negotiations?

Firms jumping through hoops for business loans

According to a recent report from regional agents from the Bank of England, companies in the UK have had to jump through smaller and smaller hoops in order to secure business loans from banks in the form of increased security demands and rising costs.