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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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UK regulators looking to make ‘quick fixes’ to MiFID II

May 6, 2021

Authorities have launched a consultation on the treatment of investment research and reporting requirements.

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UK leads Europe in exploring the use of CBDCs

April 27, 2021

The UK ranks fifth in the world in efforts to establish a central bank digital currency, according to PwC.

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Goldman Sachs to open Birmingham, UK office

April 14, 2021

US investment bank plans to employ hundreds of people at its largest UK office outside London.

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