The All-Party Parliamentary Group on FinTech was set up to raise awareness in Parliament of the growing importance of Financial Technology (FinTech) to the UK economy, to policy-making and to consumers. It aims to promote a regulatory framework that encourages a growing, inclusive and competitive FinTech industry, and seeks to investigate the potential applications of FinTech including peer-to-peer lending, crowdfunding, digital currencies, internet banking etc.
Reports & Meetings
The Covid-19 pandemic has led to an increasing reliance on digital infrastructure and payments, with contactless payments increasing by 44% under lockdown. New demographics are also beginning to adapt to a more cashless society, with over 50s proved to be the fastest growing segment of digital payments. While these forms of payments can be leveraged […]
The APPG on FinTech is delighted to have recently sat down with the Lord Holmes of Richmond, Vice-Chair of the Group, to better understand his perspective on the response of the Government and the FinTech sector to Covid-19. Lord Holmes is a passionate advocate for the sector both in and outside of Westminster so we […]
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on FinTech recently hosted a webinar on ‘The response of the FinTech sector to Covid-19’, on Tuesday 30th June from 3.00pm to 4.00pm. This APPG discussion featured Charlotte Crosswell, CEO of Innovate Finance, who presented in more detail how the wider FinTech sector has responded and adapted. The event also featured presentations from three […]
Publication Date: April 2019 The FinTech State of the Nation is a comprehensive summary of the UK’s FinTech industry to help inform stakeholders for trade and investment and demonstrate the UK’s attractiveness as a FinTech destination. The brochure convenes knowledge and perspectives from industry leaders across the domestic FinTech ecosystem. This collection of expert views broadly [...]
The annual general meeting (AGM) for the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on FinTech was held between 12.30-13.30 on 5 February 2020. The AGM is open to all Members of both Houses and will see the election of next year’s officers. For Minutes please see here.