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SMEs Are Being Let Down by Banks: NEO CEO

There have been reports on both sides of the Atlantic that some banks are pumping the brakes on providing credit to smaller businesses. While there are multiple reasons why this may be the case, a gap in lending has helped to boost alternative lending platforms… Read More

CEO of NEO Reflects on PM Rishi Sunak’s Vision of the UK Becoming a Tech and Science Superpower

At today’s opening of London Tech Week, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said he sees the UK as an “island of innovation.” Sunak reported that the UK has created 134 unicorns in the last ten years, stating that the UK is one of the most “digitally… Read More

Spring Statement: Jeremy Hunt Aims to Boost Retirement, Tech Investment, and More – Fintechs Respond

Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt delivered the Spring Statement today, making several big announcements, including a huge change in retirement planning. Hunt said that the Conservative government’s approach to the economy is “on the right track” while noting they “remain vigilant” and will take… Read More

Autumn Statement: Chancellor Outlines Tough Future as Economy Now in Recession

Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt delivered the Autumn Budget today, and once again, there is a bundle of adjustments and announcements aiming to improve the UK economy that is struggling with high inflation, unsustainable energy costs, and a recession. The UK government has already… Read More

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