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AFB responds to the Spring Budget

AFB welcomes the Chancellor’s focus in today’s Spring Budget on increasing economic growth, against the backdrop of an improved economic outlook. We support in particular the proposal to introduce full capital expensing for investment in plant and machinery. We also support the measures

Financial Services Skills Commission launch Future Skills Framework 2

On 23 November 2022, AFB, as a partner member of the Financial Services Skills Commission (FSSC), attended the launch of the expanded Future Skills Framework, which you can access on its website here. The online tool has been updated for 2022 with five

AFB CEO, Giles French responds to Autumn Statement

“The Chancellor had a difficult job balancing stability, growth and public services, but his statement today will reassure international investors. The changes to the Bank Surcharge and the increase of the threshold help international banks in the UK to compete internationally.

AFB CEO, Giles French responds to Mini Budget

“AFB welcomes today’s Government announcement on making the City more internationally competitive. These changes will benefit non-UK headquartered banks, which play a vital role in helping the UK deliver on its ambitions for the economy, jobs and growth. They align with one of our members’

The Queen’s Speech – AFB Response to the New Financial Services and Markets Bill

The AFB welcomes the announcement in the Queen’s Speech of a new Financial Services and Markets Bill. We support the objective of the Bill – to maintain and enhance the UK’s position as a global leader in financial services – and the proposed measures, including updating the objectives

FCA publishes new 2021/2022 Business Plan

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Save the Date – AFB Annual Regulatory Conference

We are delighted to invite you to the AFB’s Annual Regulatory Conference in partnership with Latham & Watkins on 13 May 2021. The conference will focus on the changing regulatory environment following the end of the transition period and the prospect of differing regulations in the UK and the