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Nationwide launches £50m fund for fintech businesses

UK building society Nationwide has launched a £50m fund aimed at financial technology businesses in the UK. The fund will…

Lloyds Banking Group to become first founder of LORCA

Lloyds Banking Group is set to become the first founding partner of a government-funded cyber innovation centre that has opened…

Magpie businesses could boost UK economy by more than £100bn

The Confederation of British Industry’s Director-General Carolyn Fairbairn has highlighted the importance of businesses taking a magpie approach and seeking…

French banking group to offer business loans to UK SMEs

French banking group BNP Paribas is to offer business loans to small and medium-sized businesses in the UK for the…

SMEs could boost UK economy by £57bn by improving productivity

Research released by NatWest and conducted by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) has shown that SMEs could…

UK business angels favour fintech, according to report

A report from British Business Bank has shown that fintech is popular with business angels in the UK, with 24%…

Department for International Trade launches FinTech investment drive

Britain’s Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox MP is to boost the UK’s FinTech sector by launching a FinTech investment drive.…

British Business Bank launches investment programme to boost business growth

British Business Bank has launched a £2.5bn investment programme to help businesses have access to the finance that they need…

Technology firms to invest £2.3bn into UK economy

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that technology firms are to invest more than £2bn into the UK economy, which…

UK employment rate remains at record high, ONS figures show

The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have shown that the UK employment rate remains at a…

Freelancers expected to boost UK’s economic growth

A study from Instant Offices has shown that women and millennials have helped to boost the UK’s freelance economy over…

Northern Powerhouse to be boosted by new airport routes

An announcement has been made by two airlines – Ethiopian Airlines and Jet Airways of India – regarding the launch…

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