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Metro Bank co-opts Zopa to extend lending

Following its recent tie-up with Uber, Zopa's new alliance with Metro Bank will be a win-win deal for both parties. Zopa will enjoy a significant gain in lending capacity, while Metro Bank will benefit from a cost-effective new distribution channel.

Published By Datamonitor
21 May 2015
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The UK is ready for robo-advisors

Hargreaves Lansdown is yet another UK wealth manager to enter the direct-to-consumer simplified advice market. Thus far UK competitors have been hesitant to follow the exact business model US robo-platforms use, but this will change.

Published By Datamonitor
21 May 2015
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9 to 5 not working for commercial customers

Insurance brokers have expressed a reluctance to break from the traditional 9am to 5pm working model; however, more flexible working hours are required to accommodate the modern consumer.

Published By Datamonitor
20 May 2015
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Are insurers ready for road to driverless cars?

The age of driverless cars is still some way off. However, the path there will be laden with evolutionary steps rather than one giant leap. Insurers must start considering the opportunities and consequences this new space will offer.

Published By Datamonitor
19 May 2015
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Zopa chalks up another win for P2P lending

The peer-to-peer (P2P) lender Zopa's new partnership with on-demand car service Uber to provide vehicle financing to its UK drivers marks another step in the evolution of P2P into a mature source of credit.

Published By Datamonitor
19 May 2015
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PLA Innovation of the Week: a new gin with the bite of lobster, literally

Liquor is probably not the first type of alcoholic beverage one would try to pair with food, but that may be changing. Lobstar gin is not only made with real lobster, but is intended to be served alongside the crustacean. New in Belgium, this product is the Datamonitor Consumer Product Launch Analytics innovation of the week.

Published By Datamonitor
19 May 2015
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Analyst Interview: Distribution in Retail Asset Management Event

In May our Wealth Management analysts, Helen Allingham, Bartosz Golba, and Katri Tuomainen, attended the Distribution in Retail and Wholesale Asset Management event organized by FC Business Intelligence. Here the analysts discuss what they learnt.

Published By Datamonitor
18 May 2015
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UK regulators aim to change banking culture

The Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority are strengthening their stance on senior managers taking responsibility for banking culture by ensuring they have both the skills and the character to serve customers correctly.

Published By Datamonitor
18 May 2015
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Barclaycard prepares for wearables race

Barclaycard's plan to relaunch its bPay band alongside other wearable devices will see it tap into a lucrative opportunity ahead of growing competition.

Published By Datamonitor
18 May 2015
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Wealth managers beware: MiFID II is coming!

"Regulation" was one of the most frequently used words at the 2015 Distribution in Retail and Wholesale Asset Management conference. This bodes well for European high net worth (HNW) investors, but wealth managers may need to rethink their offerings.

Published By Datamonitor
18 May 2015

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