The future of fintech is in payment innovations

A series of innovations in the payments sector is driving change elsewhere in the UK economy and beyond

Open banking is coming, but it’s taking its time

Slow to take off, open banking could yet transform financial services and offer better deals for banking customers

Are UK fintech firms ready for Brexit?

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The UK’s financial technology sector may see strong investment, but access to the global market will determine its success post-Brexit

Five ways fintech is improving access to financial services

Fruit and vegetable stall at the Kawangware market on the outskirts of Nairobi

Firms around the world are providing fintech solutions to many local problems, including financial inclusion, microfinance and online payments

Why fintechs are missing out by ignoring older generations

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Older people are turning to financial technology, so why aren’t fintechs targeting consumers aged over 45 and is their focus on the millennial market holding the sector back?

Fintech is giving small businesses access to finance

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Cut off from finance by big lenders, financial technology platforms are coming to the rescue for cash-starved small businesses

How a cashless society affects consumer spending

As the nature of money changes in a cashless era of big data, consumers must become financially self-aware or risk getting into debt

Open banking: the struggle behind bank-fintech partnerships

Collaboration between financial technology startups and established banks sounds good in theory, but may be difficult in practice