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The CEO member newsletter is a monthly communication designed to provide members with a detailed update of the work being undertaken by UK Finance, from engagement with government and regulators, to reports and thought leadership. The newsletter also covers ongoing developments within the industry, our response to these and media coverage received. The newsletter also provides a forum to highlight the wide range of training and events available to members.

Distance Learning

UK Finance delivers a range of distance learning training programmes which can fit around your work commitments. Our programmes include an extensive library of eLearning modules in our award-winning Learning Hub and our more in-depth certification and diploma courses.


The Invoice Finance and Asset Based Lending Distance Learning Programme is comprised of three layers of qualifications - the Foundation Course, the Certificate Course and the Diploma Course (Inc Personal Development Module). The online aspects of the courses are delivered through our new Learning Management System (LMS). The full courses can be booked below or certain modules can be studied independently.


UK Finance produces and oversees the development of a wide range of industry-relevant guidance designed to help members operate as effectively as possible in a rapidly changing financial services environment.

We work with members, government and regulators to ensure the guidance produced is timely and accurate and helps members to ensure they operate in the best interests of their customers and to the benefit of the industry. Our guidance includes toolkits and standards and covers areas including small business banking, vulnerable customers, European and UK regulation and payments directives.

Small Business Account Opening Guide

Small business owners preparing to open or switch to a new business current account can now do so more easily, as account providers now require the same basic set of information from new customers.

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UK Finance receives a substantial amount of coverage in the press, with regular mentions in national, regional, specialist and trade media across print, broadcast and online.

The UK Finance press team is available to coordinate industry responses to breaking news and to answer queries from members and journalists.

Press office

Journalists and media outlets can contact the UK Finance press office on 0207 416 6750 or email

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About us

UK Finance is the collective voice for the banking and finance industry.

Representing more than 250 firms across the industry, we act to enhance competitiveness, support customers and facilitate innovation.

We work for and on behalf of our members to promote a safe, transparent and innovative banking and finance industry. We offer research, policy expertise, thought leadership and advocacy in support of our work. We provide a single voice for a diverse and competitive industry. Our operational activity enhances members’ own services in situations where collective industry action adds value.

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UK Finance is a member-focused organisation that supports members to help them achieve the best outcomes for their customers.

We provide insight, expertise and guidance to members, and advocate on their behalf with the industry, government and regulators. We lead and promote initiatives in the banking and finance industry which enhance standards, facilitate innovation and increase competitiveness to the good of members’ customers. We work with our members and the industry to lead and develop customer-focused solutions in payments, lending, fraud prevention and many other areas. We act always in the best interests of consumers, businesses and wider society.

Take Five To Stop Fraud

Take Five offers straightforward and impartial advice to help everyone in the UK protect themselves against financial fraud.

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News and Insight

At UK Finance we are expertly placed to analyse and share the latest industry news and insights on behalf of our members and other external stakeholders.

We produce regular blogs, reports, publications and a daily News in Brief newsletter in response to industry news and trends. Our expertise and insight on the latest issues and developments is read by the wider industry, policymakers, regulators and the general public. We produce regular blogs on a wide range of issues and topics affecting the banking and finance industry. We also publish blogs by our members. The News in Brief update shares the most important news stories of the day that concern the banking and finance industry. In Reports and Publications our policy papers, thought-leadership pieces and research reports address the issues and topics that affect the banking and finance industry.

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