Finance News

Within the Open Access Government Finance News section, you can find a wide variety of information on the changes in the financial sector.

We often explore the development of digital banking and the future of Fintech, along with the World Bank and World Trade Organisations (WTO) stories. You can also find expert opinions on many popular topics within this category along with insights into the financial changes in other countries.

This category also covers poverty and pensions in the UK along with any legal changes to financial law. Up to date articles are available on fiscal policy and trade wars within the sector.

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How can we save the NHS Pension Scheme?

Gary Smith, chartered financial planner at Tilney, responds to the Government’s proposals to deal with the current crisis facing members of the NHS Pension Scheme.

Financial risk forecasting in the era of big data

Francesco Audrino, Professor of Statistics at University of St. Gallen explains financial risk forecasting in the era of big data and underlines the role of investors’ sentiment and attention.
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What could PM Boris Johnson’s tax reforms mean for you?

Paresh Raja, CEO, Market Financial Solutions, highlights Prime Minister Boris Johnson's tax reforms and reviews what impact they could have for investors and taxpayers.
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Taxation and consumption: The reaction of consumers to an unanticipated tax change

Bernd Hayo, Professor at the University of Marburg discusses the reaction of consumers to an unanticipated tax change.
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School teachers to receive 2.75% pay rise

The Education Secretary has accepted all the recommendations from the independent School Teachers’ Review Body, to raise the upper and lower boundaries of all pay ranges by 2.75%.
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Thousands of NHS doctors and dentists to receive pay rise

The Health and Social Care Secretary has announced one of the biggest pay rises in a decade for thousands of NHS doctors and dentists.
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What is the process of inheriting a property?

Here, The Property Buying Company offer expert advice on the process of inheriting a property, providing all of the information that you need to know.
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How digital transformation can reinvent banking

Roland Bloesch, VP and Global Head of Regulation Industries at SAP Customer Experience highlights how digital transformation can reinvent banking as banks become forward-thinking, recognising the need to partner with fintechs.
green mortgages

£5 million government funding awarded to develop green mortgages

Households could cut mortgage rates, save money on their energy bills and reduce emissions under new funding to roll out green mortgages.
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Home Secretary asks migration experts to advise on future salary thresholds

The Home Secretary Sajid Javid has asked the Migration Advisory Committee to review and advise on salary thresholds for the future immigration system, which will start to take effect from 2021.
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Where to start in pursuing the ‘American Dream’ of prosperity

The pursuit of the ‘American Dream’ of prosperity and success is an attractive aim for many business leaders: How do they get there?
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Complacency is jeopardising the innovation economy

Adam Kene, MD at Kene Partners, R&D tax incentive advisors, details how complacency is jeopardising the innovation economy here.
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NHS senior clinicians to be given more flexible pensions

High-earning senior clinicians will be able to save into their NHS pension without facing significant tax charges, under plans launched by the government today.
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Portugal in the limelight of companies looking to expand in the EU region

Companies are continuing to expand into Portugal and the country is reaping the economic benefits of the added exposure, Bernardo Trindade, President of the Executive Committee of Portugal IN explores.
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Tenants to be protected from unfair letting fees under new law

Tenants will be protected from unfair letting fees with most seeing tenancy deposits capped at 5 weeks’ rent thanks to a new law which has now come into effect (1 June 2019).
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Multi-factor authentication isn’t always the answer in FinTech

In this article, Brian Costello discusses the current state of Open Banking, explaining how multi-factor authentication may not be the right answer in FinTech.
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The impact of FinTech trends on different industries

In this article, Sergey Lypchenko discusses some essential elements that you should know in order to understand the complex impact of FinTech trends.
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Intelligent technology can transform corporate banking

In this article, Roland Bloesch discusses his perspective on how intelligent technologies like AI, IoT, and Bots can transform corporate banking whilst the world of finance is quickly digitalising.
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3 tips for staying relevant in the world of digital banking

Here, Ramesh Ramani shares his perspective from the world of digital banking, focusing on how to survive in the new financial landscape.
pension schemes

New tools allow pension schemes to deliver greater value for savers

New tools helping pension schemes deliver greater value for money for millions of savers have been launched by the Cost Transparency Initiative.

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