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UK tech reacts to the arrival of the Fourth EU Money Laundering Directive


Inbound investment into UK tech ‘reaches 10 year high’


Starling Bank expands to Ireland as it eyes Europe

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Queen’s Speech outlines UK government proposal for ‘new digital charter’
posted on June 21, 2017

The government has pledged to introduce a new ‘digital charter’ to ensure the UK “is the safest place to be online” and that it retains “its world-class regime protecting personal data”.

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UK chancellor wants to guarantee firms’ access to funding post-Brexit
posted on June 20, 2017

The chancellor of the exchequer wants to make sure that UK firms’ access to funding will continue following Brexit.

UK tech industry airs concerns as official Brexit talks begin in Brussels
posted on June 19, 2017

The UK’s Brexit secretary David Davis is to call for a “deal like no other in history” as official Brexit talks begin in Brussels today.


Hold tight but have faith: Why tech firms shouldn’t panic about Brexit and the hung parliament
posted on June 12, 2017

Britain’s tech success may have been helped by its membership of the EU, but the UK no longer relies on it – and will outlive it. Ross Fabian, partner at accountancy firm HW Fisher, explains how.


General election 2017: what happened and what’s next for UK businesses?
posted on June 9, 2017

Britain has seen its second political jolt in a year. Following Brexit, we now have a hung parliament. But what does it mean for UK businesses?

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Startups must constantly evolve if they are to succeed
posted on May 28, 2017

Simon Calver, partner at VC firm BGF Ventures, believes the secret to success in business is the ability to adapt and evolve.

British robot firm moves production to Madrid to maintain EU base post-Brexit
posted on May 25, 2017

The Shadow Robot Company, a London-based firm that produces robotic hands and graspers, is set to outsource the bulk of its production to Spain after opening a new office in Madrid.

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The Conservative manifesto: What does it mean for UK tech?
posted on May 24, 2017

Philip Salter of The Entrepreneurs Network explores what the Conservative Party manifesto means for UK tech.

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UK startups predict difficult times ahead following EU tech funding freeze
posted on May 22, 2017

British tech entrepreneurs have expressed fears that UK startups could be seriously damaged by a loss of funding from the European Investment Fund (EIF) following Britain’s exit from the European Union.

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Top tech stats: UK FinTech, Brexit, cybersecurity and more
posted on April 22, 2017

This week we look at the global FinTech landscape, including the UK’s outlook after Brexit and international FinTech rankings. We also look at cybersecurity, ransomware, and chatbots.


GP Bullhound: UK’s ranking in FinTech declines slightly as China takes the lead
posted on April 21, 2017

China solidified its position as the rising leader in the world of FinTech last year, with four more of its firms reaching a billion-dollar valuation, while the UK’s position declined slightly.

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Top tech stats: Global FinTech playing field, rising digital appetites and much more
posted on April 16, 2017

Welcome to your round up of some of the past week’s most interesting surveys, statistics and reports relevant to those involved in the UK tech industry.

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UK tech reacts to the arrival of the Fourth EU Money Laundering Directive
posted 5 hours ago

Inbound investment into UK tech ‘reaches 10 year high’
posted 6 hours ago

Starling Bank

Starling Bank expands to Ireland as it eyes Europe
posted 10 hours ago

FinTech startup Yoyo Wallet gets £12m to expand across Europe
posted 12 hours ago

Survey: 22% of female tech founders not heard by male investors
posted 13 hours ago

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Your employer brand: How to be more attractive to tech professionals
posted on June 25, 2017