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Technology can improve access to financial support for low-income people and challenge the dominance of exploitative, high-interest lenders.
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The founder and director of Worker Info Exchange looks at how big datat can be used in the service of workers and citizens, not just large multinational corporations
Peter Dowd, shadow chief secretary to the Treasury, promised tough action on tax avoidance, and reiterated plans to force high earners to publish their tax returns.
The effective analysis of financial data can stimulate SME growth.
The social media giant’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, has met with Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, to discuss his plans for a new means of digital payment.
Mark Carney says they’re “not going anywhere”, but academics and traders say they’re changing fast.
If the bill is passed, banks in towns with more than 5,000 residents would have to install new machines on certain streets.
Cryptocurrencies can never live up to their libertarian, anti-establishment promise.
The UK’s history of early uptake bodes well for future technologies and financial progress.
Digital and debit card payments are overtaking cash in the UK, but what impact could this trend have?