HSBC buys SVB UK, saving thousands of firms

HSBC buys stricken SVB UK for symbolic £1, saving thousands of UK technology businesses from financial turmoil

Financial Management

How to sidestep your bank and find the best exchange rate for bank transfers

Banks may not offer the best exchange rate on bank transfers – here's how to find the right provider who can get you better rates


Co-operative Bank to revolutionise small business banking offer

Co-operative Bank plans to bolster its small business banking offer through re-introducing relationship managers, revamping its technology and easing up cash flow facilities


B-North to open national small business bank by end-2020

B-North plans to open network of eight offices across England, combining face-to-face lending with cutting-edge technology


Jane Galvin, HSBC UK head of corporate banking – Q&A

HSBC has positioned itself as the international bank for scale-ups that want to expand overseas. HSBC UK head of corporate banking Jane Galvin sees her role as much wider than just being a corporate financier


Sharia start-up funding boom as UK leads in Islamic finance

Assets of banks offering Islamic finance growing at 7% per year, according to Thomson Reuters


Banking – the future for small to medium sized businesses

Small to medium sized businesses feel banks don't understand them or offer the service they need. Daniel Meere of Axis Corporate recognises the problems and observes some solutions

Venture Capital Funding

Money transfer firm TransferGo raises new Series B funding

The firm will use the new funding to increase its market share in existing markets and boost its international expansion.


UK SaaS firm receives £10 million in investment from big banks

UK tech firm picks up investment from major banks to help growth in new markets.


Entrepreneur interview: Andrew Bud, CEO and founder of iProov

We talk innovation, personal data and biometric ID in the crucial world of internet security with iProov founder and CEO Andrew Bud.


Richard Reed backs fintech firm Countingup in multimillion pound fundraising

Startup is taking on Tide and Starling in the growing business account market.


Interview: David McCarthy, CFO at Atom Bank

David McCarthy, chief financial officer of Atom Bank talks institutional investment, fintech and fundraising.