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Gina Miller

Gina Miller: the UK is stronger and safer in the EU

May 31, 2016

Gina Miller, the founder of SCMDirect.com and True and Fair Foundation, says that while there are issues that need to be resolved within the EU, the UK will not escape these problems by leaving the union. 

John Longworth

John Longworth: Brexit will benefit British businesses

May 31, 2016

John Longworth, former director-general of the British Chambers of Commerce, currently campaigning for Vote Leave, explains why British trade and business will be better off outside the EU.

London's Brexit future

What would a Brexit mean for the City of London?

May 31, 2016

The UK’s relationship with the EU may be coming to an end, with British people voting on whether to leave the bloc on June 23. Silvia Pavoni looks into the uneasy alliance, the financial regulation that clouds the picture and the prospects for the City of London outside the single market. 

Cyber crime: a clear and present danger

May 23, 2016

UK banks must work together to boost their defences against cyber attacks, says a new report.

Challenger banks rise to the challenge

May 11, 2016
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Loans and deposits are growing at challenger banks while they shrink at larger lenders

Who is using the Bank of England’s funding for lending scheme?

April 14, 2016

Lloyds is revealed as the largest participant in the Bank of England's funding for lending scheme, having drawn nearly half of all funds since the scheme began in 2012. 

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Bonus clawbacks and the buy-out dilemma

April 1, 2016

The UK regulator has proposed rules that would enable a former employer to refuse deferred bonus payments or claw back the bonuses of former employees accused of misconduct or mismanagement. Gary Freer of law firm Bryan Cave looks at the hurdles these rules will have to clear.

Banks engage in AML fight

Banks engage in anti-money-laundering fight

April 1, 2016

UK fraud investigators have realised that banks are well placed to identify illicit financial activity and have set up a partnership with major European financial institutions to share information about money laundering and terrorist financing. But how motivated are the banks to participate?

Clydesdale brings it back home

Clydesdale Bank brings it all back home

January 4, 2016

An initial public offering by Clydesdale Bank in February will see the lender – currently owned by National Australia Bank – independently managed from its home market of Scotland. This will, say its senior staff, help it to focus on its positions of strength, such as SME funding and agriculture.

Chinese investors take aim at UK

Chinese investors take aim at UK

January 4, 2016

China's outward direct investment will outpace foreign direct investment in the country for the first time in 2015. Stefania Palma maps where this investment is going in the UK.

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