The Development Bank of Wales officially opened its doors on 18th October this year to support the W...
United Trust Bank (UTB) has secured an ENABLE guarantee via the British Business Bank (BBB), which w...
The international trade secretary Liam Fox has announced that SMEs can now access government-backed...
The British Business Bank has announced Hitachi Capital as the first accredited lender for its new a...
The British Business Bank has provided £60m of structured capital to UK challenger banks through it...
British Business Investments has reported a pre-tax profit of £55.1m in its annual results for the...
The British Business Bank has announced a new £15m fund to support businesses in the North West...
Tesco Bank CEO Benny Higgins (pictured above) has been appointed to develop the remit of the new Sco...
The specialist banking sector has a whole host of events offering opportunities for education, netwo...
The British Business Bank has announced the first wave of its £250m Midlands Engine Investment Fund...
Commercial mortgage brokers positive despite Brexit concerns
Almost four-fifths of commercial mortgage brokers (78%) said they felt confident about the lending environment in 2018, up from 72% in 2017, according to new research.
Metro Bank names new commercial banking director
Metro Bank has appointed Jamie Sim (pictured above) as a commercial banking director within the commercial real estate team.
The launch of Open Banking
The launch of Open Banking at the weekend is clearly an important milestone in opening up the UK retail banking industry to much-needed competition.
Aldermore appoints specialist vehicle valuations head
Tim Bearder has joined Aldermore as its new head of specialist vehicle valuations.
Millennial banking app secures FCA approval
Emma Technologies Ltd has received approval from the FCA.
Open Banking goes live: industry reacts
The launch of the Open Banking scheme last week has presented many opportunities, but as one bank has stated, data sharing alone will not revolutionise the market.
EIB and Bankia to allocate €800m to SMEs and mid-cap projects
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed a €400m loan with Bankia which will provide finance for Spanish SMEs and mid-cap (up to 3,000 employees) projects.
Open season on Open Banking
Reading the national media on Open Banking, I get the sense of an impending cock-up of England World Cup football proportions.
Charter Court agrees to sell its interest in mortgage securitisation
Charter Court Financial Services Group PLC has agreed to sell its entire economic interest in the Charter Mortgage Funding 2017-1 PLC securitisation (CMF 2017-1) for £26.5m.
Monzo opens API to third-party companies
Monzo has announced that it has made an interim API accessible to third-party companies authorised as Account Information Service Providers (AISPs) by the FCA.
SMEs anticipate little impact if free movement of labour restricted
Almost nine out of 10 SMEs in the UK (86%) will either benefit or feel little to no impact if free movement of labour is restricted post-Brexit, according to new research.
Revolut launches pay-per-day travel insurance
Mobile banking platform Revolut has announced the launch of its pay-per-day travel insurance service.
Al Rayan reduces rates on BTL product range
Al Rayan Bank has reduced rental rates by 1% on its buy-to-let product range.
Banks start immigration checks on current account holders
Banks and building societies have started to carry out checks on the immigration status of all personal current account holders
Gatehouse Bank appoints head of home finance
Gatehouse Bank has announced the appointment of its new head of home finance amid a wider recruitment drive.
Adam Tyler to head up FIBA
Adam Tyler (pictured above) has been appointed as the first chairman of the Financial Intermediary & Broker Association (FIBA).