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UK’s NCSC unveils new guidance to help fight phishing scams

The UK’s National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) has published new guidance for companies to follow when speaking with customers through phone calls or SMS.

UK lawmakers underline key stability and privacy risks of CBDCs

A report by the House of Lords’ Economic Affairs Committee has warned how a digital pound could harm financial stability, raise credit costs and erode privacy.

Could 2022 be the year of the CBDC?

With the rise of cryptocurrencies showing no signs of slowing down, the growth of central bank digital currencies (CBDC) appears to be another trend on the ascendancy. Will 2022 prove to be a red-letter year for CBDC adoption?

Ransomware the most significant cyber threat facing the UK, report finds

The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) claims it has fought off a record number of digital intrusions this year driven by a surge in ransomware.

UK to force financial institutions to publish net zero transition plans

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has revealed that the UK will force financial institutions to publish its plans on how they will transition to net zero.

BNPL regulatory crackdown on the horizon as UK Treasury launches consultation

The Treasury has unveiled a consultation on the policy options for the buy now, pay later (BNPL) sector as potentially firmer regulation on the market comes into sight.

UK to invest £5bn in cyber unit to perform retaliatory cyberattacks

The UK will invest £5bn into the creation of a Cyber Force unit that will strike back on cyberattacks with retaliatory hacks.

UK Chancellor Sunak eyes regulatory reform in wake of Greensill crisis

Rishi Sunak has demanded two reviews of the country’s financial regulation linked to supply chain finance followed the collapse of Greensill Capital earlier this year.

UK contactless payment limit set to climb to £100 by October...

People in the UK will be able to make contactless payments up to a new limit of £100 from the 15th of October 2021.

Rio Ferdinand-backed Sokin unveils subscription payments platform in UK, Europe

London-based PayTech firm Sokin has introduced the first subscription-based global payments solution in the UK and European markets.

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