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How has Covid-19 affected fintech trends?

Andrea Melville, Managing Director of Commercialisation and Propositions, Global Transaction Banking, Lloyds Bank, explores how the adoption and development of fintech solutions has been affected by Covid-19. Covid-19 has underlined how fintech enabled solutions can support businesses. This year, business leaders have reached for tools that give th...

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Paige McNamee

Paige McNamee Senior Reporter at Finextra

Challengers: True threat or paper tiger?

It seems that the challengers really are showing their teeth. A recent report by Deposit Solutions, research found that the UK’s largest retail banking brands’ stronghold across the savings market may be under threat. The research shows that up to 20% of British consumers are considering switching their savings account provider over the next 12 mo...

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Mike Elliff

Mike Elliff CEO at Tyl by NatWest

Changing Face of Retail: Why retailers should tap into contactless

It goes without saying that the retail industry has changed dramatically over the past few years and that the high street is a very different place now compared to what it was ten – or even 5 – years ago. While many cynical naysayers have predicted the death of the high street year on year, the retail apocalypse is yet to come to fruition. More re...

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Paige McNamee

Paige McNamee Senior Reporter at Finextra

Why consumer demand is at the heart of fintech innovation

The ability of incumbents to innovate with the agility of disruptors has long been perceived as an uphill battle with unmatched opponents clambering to take lead position. Alex Bannister, director of strategic partnering at Nationwide Building Society, argues that rather than being borne strictly out of competition, the best innovation comes from ...

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Paige McNamee

Paige McNamee Senior Reporter at Finextra

Briefcase babies: How financial apps are helping kids learn about much more than money

Give a man a fish and he’ll eat for a day, give a child a user-friendly-savings-encouraging-card-app-account-overseen-by-parents and they will bank well for life. Equipping children and young adults with the tools and education to develop skills in their formative years means they will be positioned to reap the benefits of financial literacy once ...

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Jamie Crawley

Jamie Crawley Reporter at Finextra

Australian neobanks face a sterner challenger than their UK equivalents did

A number of neobanks in Australia, such as Volt and 86 400, are trying to make dents in an extremely consolidated banking market dominated by the four major incumbents – CommBank, ANZ, Westpac and NAB. Comparisons may be drawn between this digital banking shakeup and that which occurred in the UK in 2014-15, but Australia’s incumbents have set a h...

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