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In this second instalment of a two-part piece, Derek Usher and Chainanalysis published a report that claimed criminal activity accounted

April 13, 2021
Package holiday provider Jet2 said that it would make a loss of up to £385m for the full year after it cancelled all trips until 23 June due to Covid-19.

British holiday company Jet2 said this morning that it has raised £422m through a new share issue to bolster the

February 12, 2021
Revolut-fintech-uk

Challenger bank Revolut is bolstering its business offering as it moves into merchant acquiring allowing businesses to accept online card

December 4, 2020

The global pandemic has cast a new light on priorities across many different industries.  Suddenly, the most important asset a

September 29, 2020
A Day at the Parque dos Atletas (Athlete's Village) Field Hospital Amidst the Coronavirus (COVID - 19) Pandemic

Covid-19 has us all living through a live, catastrophic event. It is dramatic but makes the non-life insurance world a

September 1, 2020
universal basic income

Is now the time for the UK to trial a temporary Universal Basic Income? YES, says Julian Jessop, an economics

March 18, 2020
education

The UK has one of the most thriving and competitive finance industries in the world — a fact that is

January 9, 2020
wealth management

The year ahead has the potential to be a defining one for the wealth management industry, following a difficult 12

January 8, 2020
Islamic finance

Islamic finance is one of the fastest-growing sectors in the world, targeting a vast portion of the global population that

October 1, 2019
innovation

Innovation is the key to growing the economy and creating prosperity. It creates new industries, transforms old ones, and often

August 30, 2019

Now nudging £5 billion a year, peer-to-peer and crowd lending platforms have entered the mainstream during a post-financial crisis era

March 6, 2019

When Cormac Leech, chief executive of new crowd funding litigation platform Axiafunder, is questioned about the potential 20-30 per cent

February 11, 2019

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