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Treasury to Look At Fintech Sector For Growth Opportunities

Treasury to Look At Fintech Sector For Growth Opportunities

Posted 3 months ago


Owing to the coronavirus pandemic, the Treasury has announced it will be launching an independent review into the fintech sector to identify growth opportunities. The review was originally mentioned..

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Global Fintech Lending Expected To Be Worth £230bn At The End Of 2020

Global Fintech Lending Expected To Be Worth £230bn At The End Of 2020

Posted 5 months ago


According to new research by Norwegian financial services company AksjeBloggen, the global fintech lending industry will be worth a global $291.4bn (£230bn) by the end of 2020, with peer-to-pe..

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Fintechs Could Lose £1bn Worth Of Investment As A Result Of Covid-19

Fintechs Could Lose £1bn Worth Of Investment As A Result Of Covid-19

Posted 5 months ago


Research from TechUK and Qadre has revealed that 68 percent of Fintech founders have reported missing out on crucial funding rounds as a result of coronavirus. The report ‘Making Fintech work ..

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What Fintechs Are Currently Offering Government Loans?

What Fintechs Are Currently Offering Government Loans?

Posted 6 months ago


At present, just over £4.1bn worth of CBILS has been handed out to over 25,000 businesses, with over 65+ lenders accredited under the scheme. But as NextFin has reported, Fintechs are often be..

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International Women's Day.  A Push For Progress

International Women's Day. A Push For Progress

Posted 3 years ago


The working world has undergone radical change in the last 30 years thanks to technology and the internet. Remember faxes? Teletext? Dial up internet? When you only had a landline? Looking ahead the..

Tagged: International women's day Fintech


Will USA trump regulation for impact on UK Alternative finance market? Asks our CEO Sacha Bright

Posted 4 years ago


 Will USA trump regulation for impact on UK Alternative finance market? Asks our CEO Sacha Bright   It is a little early to say quite how Trump’s Presidency will impact Alternative..

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CMA Puts Pressure on High Street Banks to Step Up

Posted 4 years ago


The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) have spent the last 2 years inquiring into the technological state of high street banks and the ease of switching between accounts. The CMA have announced..

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UK Treasury Committee Express Concerns over Peer to Peer Lending

Posted 4 years ago


Recently the chairman of the UK Parliament Treasury Committee wrote to the head of the FCA and Andrew Bailey, Deputy Governor of the Bank of England for Prudential Regulation, expressing concerns ov..

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