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Lab statement: Treasury Committee echoes civil society calls on future of finance

Over the last fortnight, the House of Commons Treasury Committee has published a series of important reports on the future […]

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Over 50 leading economists highlight dangers of the government’s major financial reforms: Lab response

59 leading economists have written an open letter to the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak MP, and the Economic Secretary to the […]

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Queen’s Speech 2022: Poll shows widespread concern over Chancellor’s financial reforms

This week’s Queen’s Speech, marking the start of the parliamentary year, has at its heart a landmark Financial Services Bill, […]

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Five reasons you should care about the new regulatory framework for financial services

The financial services sector – which includes activities like banking, investment and insurance services – underpins the UK’s economy. Following […]

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‘Competitiveness’ and the battle for financial regulation

It’s time to confront the ‘competitiveness’ agenda that is driving the government’s financial sector reform, argues the Lab’s Head of […]

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Open Finance and Vulnerability: A policy discussion paper

The Lab’s new report ‘Open Finance and Vulnerability: A discussion paper‘, based on the insights of the Open Finance Working […]

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Purpose-Driven Banking: What hope for the UK?

Our new discussion paper Barriers to Growing the Purpose-Driven Banking Sector in the UK by Senior Fellow Dr Gemma Bone […]

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Report launch: Lifting the Lid on Fintech

Lifting the Lid on Fintech, our new report, examines the acceleration of technology-driven innovation in finance – fintech. It looks […]

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Open finance, ‘open X’: What’s the use?

On 24 June, the Lab and StepChange Debt Charity held an online workshop to build understanding of open finance and […]

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Is ‘open’ finance enough?

At the end of last year, regulators opened up a conversation about ‘open finance’ – a major new programme of […]

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Open Banking: An introductory guide for credit unions

Open Banking has been hailed as a revolution in financial services. But what does it mean for organisations, like credit […]

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Lab Fellowship 2019 Demo Day

After nine life-changing months, our programme to support innovators pioneering the responsible use of data in finance – Lab Fellowship […]

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We’re joining the #ClimateStrike – will you?

Join us in supporting the #ClimateStrike! This Friday, 20 September, millions of people across the world will take to the […]

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What if we put the power of financial innovation to work on our most urgent social challenges?

Last year, the Lab held a series of ideation events around the UK. Supported by Barrow Cadbury Trust, the events […]

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Revealed: A data revolution for people and planet

We’re excited to reveal the 16 entrepreneurs selected to take part in Lab Fellowship 2018-19, a groundbreaking incubation programme for financial innovators with […]

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