Equifax and consents.online have announced that they have launched an Open Banking platform which for the first time allows UK consumers and small businesses to manage the sharing of their financial information. The alliance has been established to develop solutions for the UK’s Open Banking initiative which gives online banking customers the ability to share their…

Six months into Open Banking, online research from Equifax has revealed that two fifths (40%) of consumers willing to share their bank transaction data with a new lender would do so if it provided them with product recommendations which save them money. Other motivations to share transaction data through Open Banking include the ability to…

New regulation aimed at opening up the UK’s current account market could lead to an influx of new players and services for 32.7 million consumers and 4.8m small businesses by 2022, according to new PwC research on Open Banking. New rules came into effect in January 2018 requiring UK banks to share current account holder…

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published an update on its Strategic Review of Retail Banking Business Models. The Review is an in-depth and wide-ranging piece of work to give the FCA a greater understanding of retail banks’ business models, and how these may change in the future. This includes looking at how personal current…