It is no secret the economic situation is in a bit of turmoil. People face a cost-of-living crisis and having just recovered from the impact of the pandemic, businesses are once again preparing for a tough market where survival is a priority. SME lending is their saviour.
A survey by the APPG on Challenger Banks and Building Societies has found the pandemic has directly driven the digital transition in banking services and working practices.
In a world that is continuing to become more connected and less restricted by place, there are growing challenges surrounding the increasingly fluid nature of financial crime. Prior to 2020, financial crime in the digital world was already growing. However, with the onset of the pandemic, this practice was set to skyrocket.
When Covid-19 swept the world at the start of 2020, no one had any idea how much the pandemic would change the way we live and work. As in-person restrictions continue to fester two years on, how has the opportunities provided the pandemic impacted the RegTech industry?
During a year of heightened financial crime, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) handed out £568m in fines during 2021.
When the coronavirus pandemic spread like wildfire in the early months of 2020, many companies and individuals alike had no idea what was to come – and how their work lives would change. With widespread vaccines, many companies are beginning to open up again, but what will be the ‘new normal’ for the financial sector in terms of working arrangements?
A survey by Accenture has found almost three-quarters of financial sector workers in the UK would prefer a flexible working policy once the pandemic has come to an end.
A study by Swedish open banking platform Tink has found 41% of European financial executives believe the shift online caused by the Covid-19 pandemic is permanent.
The UK could be increasing the contactless payments limit from Â£45 to Â£100, as one of its first moves away from the European Union.
Challenger bank Revolut will give its employees the option to work remotely permanently after having asked its staff for its thoughts on the matter.
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