May 2021

In May’s cover feature, Norman Chambers explores how the coronavirus pandemic has forced an upward gear shift towards the adoption of opening banking. Likening opening banking to F1, the article asks: is open banking a good thing?

The latest issue also features insight from headline sponsor Lloyds Bank, as well as Just Cashflow on linking the right facility to the right requirement, the NACFB compliance team on the dos and don’ts of financial promotions, Square 1 Media on making your voice heard, Aldermore on merit-based lending, Allica offers a guiding hand, Paragon Bank asks if factoring is still considered a funding option, Arbuthnot on unlocking potential, BloomSmith on perspective in the pandemic, Reliance Bank looks at COVID’s impact on the third sector, Trevor Williams on the UK’s rollercoaster recovery, Signature Property Finance talks green-fingered solutions, Cornerstone Finance Group on the challenges facing Welsh SMEs, Elmfield Commercial Finance highlights the importance of working together, Assetz Capital on maintaining confidence, Russ Lewis introduces PAL, and we spend five minutes with Redwood Bank’s Leon Marklew.