Archive for November, 2015

Comprehensive Spending Review – summary

Comprehensive Spending Review – summary

Today the Chancellor outlined in the Autumn Statement and Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) projections for government expenditure in the next five years. The biggest surprise announcement was that the proposed changes to the tax credit regime which were rejected by the House of Lords were scrapped in their entirety. Whilst this will be of great […]

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Fintech disruption needs to open door for UK underserved

Fintech disruption needs to open door for UK underserved

This week saw the release of a report from the Fintech innovation Lab and Accenture called ‘The Future of Fintech and Banking: Digitally disrupted or reimagined?’ which showed the massive ongoing shift in financial services towards fintech. Investment in financial-technology (fintech) companies grew by 201% globally in 2014, compared to 63% growth in overall venture-capital […]

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