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Passport control at Gatwick Airport

Earlier this month, it was reported that applications for the Tech Nation visa into the UK spiked almost 50 per

November 30, 2020
public cloud, UK financial services, banking,fintech

In a year that demonstrated the importance of operational resilience, major UK banks have migrated less than 10% of business

November 24, 2020
PwC takes over from KPMG as M&G’s external auditor.

Big four auditor PwC has sold its in-house data capture software to private equity house Souter Investments as auditor independent

November 16, 2020

London fintechs have secured $3.6bn in venture capital investment this year with more than half coming from US investors.  Fintechs

October 16, 2020

In this episode Christian talks to David Mercer, CEO of LMAX Group, the fast-growing fintech firm and FX and institutional

October 15, 2020
A woman inspects an exhibit featuring ne

Let’s begin with the pretty bold claim: that digital technology has altered us forever. Over the past decade, an enormous

October 12, 2020
monument fintech digital bank

A London-based digital lender targeting Britain’s affluent savings market, has received a restricted banking licence from UK regulators.   Monument, which

October 8, 2020

Everyone has felt the wrath of Covid-19. The pandemic blindsided businesses earlier this year and has forced organisations to rapidly

October 5, 2020

Last month, a new funding round gave buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) fintech Klarna a headline valuation of $10.65bn. At a stroke, Klarna

October 2, 2020

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

September 29, 2020

Is there a future for tech hubs after Covid-19? Gavin Poole, chief executive of Here East, says YES. For centuries,

September 3, 2020
fintech bubble

Should we be worried about a tech bubble, particularly in emerging markets? Tatjana Puhan, managing director and deputy chief investment

September 2, 2020

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