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Insights

Time machine: Financial innovations through the centuries

Nov 04, 2019
Juno Baker
This year's Financial Innovation awards take place on 21 November, but banking and finance has always innovated to find better ways of doing business, with calculating machines, coin counters, perforating machines and more.
Time machine: Financial innovations through the centuries
Adding machine

Time machine: Financial innovations through the centuries

Nov 04, 2019
Juno Baker
Time machine: Financial innovations through the centuries

Time machine: Are these the scariest moments in banking history?

Oct 31, 2019
Juno Baker
Financial services can be frightening! A Halloween special - we take a look at some of the moments in banking history when stock markets, banks and finance houses gave the whole world the jitters.
Time machine: Are these the scariest moments in banking history?
Cat against a blood red moon

Time machine: Are these the scariest moments in banking history?

Oct 31, 2019
Juno Baker
Time machine: Are these the scariest moments in banking history?

Beware the balance sheet zombies

Oct 30, 2019
Ouida Taaffe
Beware the balance sheet zombies
zombie

Beware the balance sheet zombies

Oct 30, 2019
Ouida Taaffe
Beware the balance sheet zombies

Five key trends in banking and finance

Oct 28, 2019
Juno Baker
The future of banking and finance will mean a big role for tech, digital payments, data and a change in the way consumers bank. How are competitors and challenger banks changing financial services?
Five key trends in banking and finance
Stack of coins balancing on building block tower

Five key trends in banking and finance

Oct 28, 2019
Juno Baker
Five key trends in banking and finance

Talk money, talk pensions: The importance of being financially capable

Oct 24, 2019
David Anderson
Get ready for Talk Money, Talk Pensions week! Financial capability is an important part of education from the perils of car finance to the joys of air miles, buying property and retirement.
Talk money, talk pensions: The importance of being financially capable
piggy-bank

Talk money, talk pensions: The importance of being financially capable

Oct 24, 2019
David Anderson
Talk money, talk pensions: The importance of being financially capable

Time machine: The first woman bank manager in the UK

Oct 21, 2019
Ouida Taaffe
The first female manager of a UK clearing bank – Hilda Harding – was appointed by Barclays in 1958, a defining moment for women in banking and finance
Time machine: The first woman bank manager in the UK
Hilda Harding

Time machine: The first woman bank manager in the UK

Oct 21, 2019
Ouida Taaffe
Time machine: The first woman bank manager in the UK

Talk Money, Talk Pensions: Shop around for quotes

Oct 17, 2019
Dominic Vallier
It's nearly Talk Money Talk Pensions week so our Financial Capability team are sharing their tips for managing money better. Find out about real-life good, and bad, investment decisions and haggling with suppliers.
Talk Money, Talk Pensions: Shop around for quotes
Family-and-piggy-bank

Talk Money, Talk Pensions: Shop around for quotes

Oct 17, 2019
Dominic Vallier
Talk Money, Talk Pensions: Shop around for quotes

Can regulators stop data exploitation?

Oct 14, 2019
Ouida Taaffe
Behavioural economics isn't new, but following the Behavioural Exchange Conference we look at data, bias and regulation of the markets, and ask whether firms are developing new ways to exploit our biases faster than regulators can react.
Can regulators stop data exploitation?
pc-screen-with-data

Can regulators stop data exploitation?

Oct 14, 2019
Ouida Taaffe
Can regulators stop data exploitation?

What are the challenges of green finance?

Oct 10, 2019
Dr Paul Fisher
How to create a green and sustainable economy? Should financial markets and policymakers be looking at the supply of finance or the demand to borrow? Paul Fisher looks at encouraging green investment.
What are the challenges of green finance?
Green-Grow---time-for-a-shift-of-focus

What are the challenges of green finance?

Oct 10, 2019
Dr Paul Fisher
What are the challenges of green finance?