The Chartered Banker Blog features articles that investigate key issues, both in the UK and globally, providing insight into current and topical sector news, and offering focused reports to support professional development and understanding of wider banking matters.

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Chartered Banker Blog

26 November 2021

Tech and humanity – creating better customer experiences

Fintech and Innovation in Banking

22 November 2021

Cash Vs. Crypto Blog

Fintech and Innovation in Banking

22 November 2021

Making progress on push payment fraud

Financial Crime Prevention | Professionalism and Ethics

19 November 2021

Micro-finance? It’s so much more…

Fintech and Innovation in Banking

15 November 2021

Seeing double

Financial Crime Prevention | Thought Leadership Insights

11 November 2021

Financial education starts earlier than you might think

Wealth Management

27 October 2021

The Role of Mentoring in a Post Pandemic World

Career Development

27 October 2021

Credit and the human connection

Fintech and Innovation in Banking

25 October 2021

Bridging the digital divide

Fintech and Innovation in Banking

20 October 2021

Mentoring – Making Connections That Matter

Career Development | Professionalism and Ethics

18 October 2021

The shift to green – and how COVID-19 has transformed the delivery of financial products

Green Finance

14 October 2021

Pathway to COP26: Combatting climate change post covid-19 - how can responsible finance ensure we build back better?

Green Finance | Thought Leadership Insights

5 October 2021

Digital technology: the challenge and the opportunity for financial exclusion

Fintech and Innovation in Banking

1 October 2021

Banks have further to go to achieve customer service excellence

20 September 2021

Levelling up – the role of banks

Regulation & Compliance | Thought Leadership Insights

17 September 2021

The ethics of AI

Fintech and Innovation in Banking | Thought Leadership Insights

16 September 2021

Leadership for all Series: Ethical decision making

Career Development | Thought Leadership Insights

16 September 2021

Pathway to Cop26: What next for central banks and supervisors?

Green Finance | Thought Leadership Insights

6 September 2021

The Purpose and Practice of Mentoring

Career Development

1 September 2021

Skills: The alchemy of employability?

Career Development | Leadership & Strategy | Thought Leadership Insights

23 August 2021

Bringing everyone on board

Thought Leadership Insights

17 August 2021

Learning a lesson

Regulation & Compliance

17 August 2021

My career journey: Theo Ceres

Career Development

12 August 2021

Pathway to COP26: Financial service organisations are vital to unlocking the green economy

Green Finance | Thought Leadership Insights

10 August 2021

The Magic of Mentoring

Professionalism and Ethics

9 August 2021

Ethics and sustainability: Financial services through the eyes of customers

Leadership & Strategy | Professionalism and Ethics

5 August 2021

What is the Difference between Coaching and Mentoring?

30 July 2021

The triple challenges of a post-covid world

Green Finance

26 July 2021

The tech safety net

Fintech and Innovation in Banking

19 July 2021

Banking beyond the Big Four

Fintech and Innovation in Banking

15 July 2021

Pathway to Cop26: We can get to net zero by unleashing the productive power of our pensions

Green Finance | Thought Leadership Insights

13 July 2021

Connecting stakeholders with (their) capital

Green Finance

12 July 2021

It’s good to talk

Managing People | Thought Leadership Insights

9 July 2021

Young Banker goes global

Career Development | Thought Leadership Insights

8 July 2021

Advocate Spotlight: Lauren Fuller

Career Development

6 July 2021

Can COVID-19 encourage a better gender balance in finance?

Regulation & Compliance

5 July 2021

Building a business on trust, sustainability and an instinctive stakeholder view

Green Finance

2 July 2021

Stakeholder credit: why widespread access to finance is a force for good

Green Finance

1 July 2021

Remote working should no longer be remedial

Managing People

24 June 2021

The Crypto Factor: Convenience, trust and safety – a closer look at the future framework to regulate cryptoassets

Fintech and Innovation in Banking

23 June 2021

Show fear of whistleblowing the red card!

Professionalism and Ethics

22 June 2021

Why CDFIs (Community Development Finance Institutions) matter?

Professionalism and Ethics

18 June 2021

Re-thinking well-being

Managing People | Professionalism and Ethics

17 June 2021

Pathway to Cop26: How can finance professionals actively encourage changes in consumer behaviour to achieve society's goal on climate change?

Green Finance

15 June 2021

Why the net zero transition needs to be a just one for all

Green Finance | Thought Leadership Insights

11 June 2021

Whistleblowing on workplace sexual harassment

Managing People | Professionalism and Ethics

9 June 2021

Beyond the green: The changing face of sustainable finance

Green Finance | Thought Leadership Insights

8 June 2021

Tackling the poverty premium - a case study of the potential positive impact of stakeholder capitalism

Green Finance

3 June 2021

Opening the door to formal finance

Fintech and Innovation in Banking | Leadership & Strategy | Thought Leadership Insights

2 June 2021

The Financial Implications of the Dasgupta Review on the Economics of Biodiversity

Professionalism and Ethics

1 June 2021

Lack of action on bias can stem from boardroom fear

Managing People

26 May 2021

An inside job

Financial Crime Prevention | Leadership & Strategy | Managing People

26 May 2021

How can retail banks do what matters to drive the post-covid recovery?

Green Finance

25 May 2021

Expecting better: Labour's renewed relationship with business

Green Finance

21 May 2021

In Defence of Bankers: Buy now, pay later!

Professionalism and Ethics

21 May 2021

Why smart working is here to stay

Leadership & Strategy

20 May 2021

A step change for capitalism

Green Finance

19 May 2021

Young Banker of the Year 2021 - Congratulations to our quarter finalists

Career Development | Green Finance

13 May 2021

Banking on Building Back Better How can a stakeholder economy help rebuild the UK after COVID-19? Foreword

Green Finance

11 May 2021

Green Finance: Success lies in focusing on the day-to-day

Green Finance

11 May 2021

Reading the small print: Terms, Conditions and Duty of Care

Financial Crime Prevention | Regulation & Compliance

10 May 2021

Mental Health Awareness Week: Resource Pack

Professionalism and Ethics

7 May 2021

A Cashless Reality: Essential Stats and Data on Cash Usage and Spending Habits Around the World

Fintech and Innovation in Banking

6 May 2021

Hong Kong: is cash still king?

Fintech and Innovation in Banking | Thought Leadership Insights

30 April 2021

What makes a banking experience stand out today?

Professionalism and Ethics

23 April 2021

How green partnerships are powering the future

Green Finance

20 April 2021

How transformation leads can lean into the complexity of financial services to unlock agility at scale

Thought Leadership Insights

14 April 2021

Why pensions are the key to protecting our planet

Green Finance | Managing People

14 April 2021

Pathway to Cop26: Green Gilts: It's easy being green

Green Finance

6 April 2021

Simple steps to creating a successful mentoring relationship

Career Development

31 March 2021

The Khalifa Review– Outlining the future of UK Fintech

Fintech and Innovation in Banking

30 March 2021

What Behavioural Economics can teach us about Financial Wellbeing

Professionalism and Ethics | Wealth Management

29 March 2021

International Women's Day 2021 blog series: Joanne Murphy, MBA, MCBI, Assoc CIPD

Professionalism and Ethics

25 March 2021

International Women's Day 2021 blog series: Alison McGregor

Professionalism and Ethics

23 March 2021

International Women's Day 2021 blog series: Sandra Benn

Professionalism and Ethics

18 March 2021

International Women's Day 2021 blog series: Marlene Shiels

Professionalism and Ethics

16 March 2021

With customer satisfaction at its lowest since 2015, financial organisations must make service a boardroom priority

Managing People | Thought Leadership Insights

11 March 2021

International Women's Day 2021 blog series: Lynn McManus

Professionalism and Ethics

10 March 2021

Pathway to Cop26: Green Skills for Greener Finance

Green Finance

8 March 2021

Digital Pound Currency: Time for the UK banking sector to be involved in CBDCs?

2 March 2021

Banking Banana Skins 2021

Green Finance | Professionalism and Ethics

15 February 2021

Pathway to Cop26: Building a Net Zero Economy That is Fair for All

Green Finance

8 February 2021

Building the Future - Simon Thompson

Blog

1 February 2021

Sharing knowledge to make banks safer

Financial Crime Prevention

22 January 2021

Blockchain in action

Regulation & Compliance

22 January 2021

A force for good – why we need ethical banking now

Green Finance

18 January 2021

ESG’s mainstream integration – how can advisers help?

Green Finance

15 January 2021

Why we need to make both technology and finance inclusive

Fintech and Innovation in Banking | Retail Banking

14 January 2021

Career Development - A CV Masterclass

Career Development

14 January 2021

Pathway to Cop26: The importance of shifting norms in supporting climate action

Green Finance

14 January 2021

Career Development

Career Development

12 January 2021

Mark Carney's Reith Lectures 2020 – How We Get What We Value

Green Finance

12 January 2021

Open Banking ecosystem – relevant, timely and appealing to customers

Green Finance

8 January 2021

Power to the people – how empathy is the most important of human touches

Career Development | Managing People

5 January 2021

'Phygital banking’: the new normal in a post-COVID world?

21 December 2020

Shaping and safeguarding the banking industry

Career Development

16 December 2020

Purpose is important, but so is brand heritage

14 December 2020

Support during COVID-19

11 December 2020

The Sophomore Slump

11 December 2020

Platform for change

Professionalism and Ethics

4 December 2020

The Rockstar Banker’s Christmas hit

30 November 2020

Who’s Watching the Watchers?

Fintech and Innovation in Banking

25 November 2020

What it means to be a mentor

Career Development | Volunteering Opportunities

17 November 2020

Now and next: the transition

13 November 2020

Over the Horizon

Green Finance

9 November 2020

Presenting a better future

Career Development

20 October 2020

Community banking and SMEs: a needed engine for growth

Fintech and Innovation in Banking

6 October 2020

Radical uncertainty: thriving in the new normal

Leadership & Strategy

30 September 2020

Green and fair recovery? It’s in our hands.

Professionalism and Ethics

23 September 2020

Let’s talk about ‘vulnerability’

Professionalism and Ethics

17 September 2020

Less debt, more equity?

Leadership & Strategy

11 September 2020

2025 Foundation Scholar Blog – Emma Dullaghan

Career Development

10 September 2020

Humans in the AI loop

Fintech and Innovation in Banking

7 September 2020

2025 Foundation Scholar Blog – Vincent Jan Cordenio

Career Development

3 September 2020

Green is the New Finance Podcast

Green Finance

3 September 2020

Supporting customers during a pandemic

Managing People

2 September 2020

Why we need professional bankers now more than ever

Professionalism and Ethics

27 August 2020

AI needs an interest in explanations; not interesting explanations

Fintech and Innovation in Banking

25 August 2020

Five skills that really matter in a banking crisis

Career Development

20 August 2020

Successful Virtual Meetings

18 August 2020

Not just another financial crisis

Leadership & Strategy

17 August 2020

A new social contract

Managing People

13 August 2020

Could Do A Lot Better

Career Development

12 August 2020

The Bank That Doesn’t Lend

Fintech and Innovation in Banking

3 August 2020

There is no pandemic playbook

Leadership & Strategy

30 July 2020

How to speak AI?

Fintech and Innovation in Banking

21 July 2020

Stakeholder vs shareholder value in a COVID-19 world

Leadership & Strategy

10 July 2020

Mentoring for the 2025 Foundation by Irene Grant

Career Development

7 July 2020

The British Academy Future of the Corporation - Purpose Summit

6 July 2020

Investing in People

Career Development | Leadership & Strategy | Managing People

1 July 2020

Whistleblowing, bullying & harassment and breaching conduct rules

Professionalism and Ethics

22 June 2020

Training, leadership and building healthy cultures in banking post Covid-19

Career Development | Leadership & Strategy

19 June 2020

THE FUTURE OF BANKING

Fintech and Innovation in Banking | Professionalism and Ethics

16 June 2020

Can gaming teach children about money management?

8 June 2020

Investing in People

Leadership & Strategy

5 June 2020

Taking Action on Climate Change

Green Finance

29 May 2020

Coronavirus Fraud

Financial Crime Prevention

27 May 2020

Coronavirus Support for Advisers

26 May 2020

How are UK banks and bankers responding to the coronavirus crisis?

21 May 2020

Given the pandemic, is now the right time to act on climate risk?

Green Finance

20 May 2020

Covid-19 Pandemic presents challenges for us all but whistleblowing is a key weapon

18 May 2020

Our top tips for online learning

Career Development

15 May 2020

What is next for sustainable finance and banking post Covid-19?

Green Finance

11 May 2020

How to activate mentoring and career development during the pandemic

Career Development

30 April 2020

A new framework for professionalism

Leadership & Strategy

23 April 2020

Banking on change

Green Finance

21 April 2020

How could the RegTech revolution help you?

Fintech and Innovation in Banking

20 April 2020

The Bank Workers Charity – here to support you and your family

14 April 2020

What is ‘Nudge Theory’ – and why should we care as bankers?

Fintech and Innovation in Banking

7 April 2020

What can a Hopi Indian text teach us about leading change?

Regulation & Compliance

3 April 2020

Climate risk will continue to pose serious problems - and opportunities - after the devastating COVID-19 crisis

Green Finance

31 March 2020

Risk and the art of softer skills

Risk Management

30 March 2020

Learning Lessons from our Past

Professionalism and Ethics

30 March 2020

A Message From Our CEO

26 March 2020

Where next for financial regulation?

Fintech and Innovation in Banking | Regulation & Compliance

25 March 2020

The rise in strategic partnerships – traditional banks and FinTechs

Fintech and Innovation in Banking

23 March 2020

Simon Thompson – Our Duty of Care

Professionalism and Ethics

17 March 2020

Can Sweden go cashless without weakening consumer confidence?

Green Finance

13 March 2020

2020 Vision: What role for banking professionals?

Career Development

12 March 2020

Insuring Women’s Futures

Career Development

9 March 2020

LendingCrowd’s Helen McKay makes global Women in FinTech Powerlist

Fintech and Innovation in Banking

9 March 2020

Banking on women for business growth

Professionalism and Ethics

27 February 2020

Professional and Responsible Banking in a Digital Age

Career Development

18 February 2020

Young Banker revisited: Lynn McLeod on the importance of asking – and answering – questions

12 February 2020

Global action on climate adaptation

Green Finance

10 February 2020

A career-defining idea: Q&A with Young Banker of the Year 2005 Audrey Connolly

5 February 2020

Charlotte Finney on her Apprenticeship experience

5 February 2020

Banking that wins with women

Professionalism and Ethics

29 January 2020

A new dawn for green bonds

Green Finance

18 December 2019

Tali Shlomo speaks on our Diversity and Progression event

Leadership & Strategy

16 December 2019

Making banking more socially mobile

Professionalism and Ethics

3 December 2019

The diversity agenda and why it matters

Professionalism and Ethics

26 November 2019

AI ethics in the context of financial services

19 November 2019

Principles and Practice of Green Finance

Green Finance

12 November 2019

Diversity and progression - your views?

Professionalism and Ethics

5 November 2019

Green Finance Strategy

Green Finance

28 October 2019

The ethics of artificial Intelligence in 10 letters

15 October 2019

The 3rd Age of Banking Reform

Retail Banking

3 October 2019

New York New York

Green Finance | Professionalism and Ethics

27 September 2019

FCA Innovate and the Green FinTech Challenge

Fintech and Innovation in Banking

23 September 2019

Financing a Just Transition: connecting climate change action with an inclusive economy

Green Finance

19 September 2019

How do we best speak and act to best help finance tackle climate change?

Green Finance

17 September 2019

What gets in the way of purpose?

Professionalism and Ethics | Retail Banking

16 September 2019

What role for banks in financing a green transition?

Green Finance

12 September 2019

The Trillion Dollar Question

Green Finance

9 September 2019

Banking Regulation and Climate Change

Green Finance | Regulation & Compliance

5 September 2019

Environment and Climate could be sources of Financial Risk

Green Finance | Risk Management

4 September 2019

The future of lending: how technology is shaping the industry

Fintech and Innovation in Banking

3 September 2019

Personal Financial Advice

Professionalism and Ethics

29 August 2019

The Potential of Green Finance

Green Finance

22 August 2019

How do we align capital markets with the transition to a low-carbon economy?

Green Finance

16 August 2019

Leading the green finance debate

Green Finance

15 August 2019

Can insurance help drive a greener future?

Green Finance

13 August 2019

Climate Financial Risk Forum

Green Finance | Regulation & Compliance

12 August 2019

Green Finance: The Role of the Regulator

Green Finance | Regulation & Compliance

8 August 2019

How banks can contribute to the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals

Green Finance

8 August 2019

Can UK Banks Deliver the Value Consumers Crave?

6 August 2019

Banking on an IoT future

30 July 2019

Principles for Responsible Banking: Consultation Response

Professionalism and Ethics

29 July 2019

Is climate change important to consumers?

Green Finance

23 July 2019

What is climate risk and why does it matter?

Risk Management

22 July 2019

Green Finance: Harnessing the power of markets

Green Finance

16 July 2019

Cash is king for older people

10 July 2019

James Kirkup - Director of the Social Market Foundation

Green Finance

9 July 2019

Global standards for sustainable finance

Green Finance | Professionalism and Ethics

28 June 2019

A Sense of Purpose

Professionalism and Ethics | Retail Banking

25 June 2019

Building integrity and trust in Malaysia’s banking industry

24 June 2019

A note from our new President

18 June 2019

Green Finance is Here to Stay

Green Finance

11 June 2019

Bankers for Climate Campaign

Green Finance

4 June 2019

How Mentoring Will Help You To Improve Your Performance

Managing People

28 May 2019

The Certificate in Professionalism and Ethics Blog

Professionalism and Ethics

21 May 2019

Responsible Banking: From Betamax to Netflix

Professionalism and Ethics | Regulation & Compliance

16 May 2019

Who’s watching the robots?

Fintech and Innovation in Banking | Professionalism and Ethics

14 May 2019

Does Cash Have a Future?

Fintech and Innovation in Banking

10 May 2019

Contemporary Mentoring

Career Development | Managing People

7 May 2019

Consumer Manifesto for Open Banking

Fintech and Innovation in Banking | Professionalism and Ethics | Regulation & Compliance

30 April 2019

Changing Attitudes Towards Mental Health

Managing People

23 April 2019

Unarranged Overdraft Fees in Focus

Professionalism and Ethics

18 April 2019

Managing Money in the Millennial Age

16 April 2019

Open Banking for Small Businesses

Fintech and Innovation in Banking

11 April 2019

Australian Royal Commission - Key Takeaways and Outcomes

Regulation & Compliance

9 April 2019

Access to Cash review

5 April 2019

Social Value Could Unlock Transformational Change

Leadership & Strategy

2 April 2019

Future Banking: Empower employees to deliver customer centric outcomes and innovation

Managing People

28 March 2019

Back to the Future

Green Finance

26 March 2019

Building Loyalty in a Digital Age

Fintech and Innovation in Banking

21 March 2019

Is ‘Work the Room’ and ‘Be Yourself’ bad advice for networkers?

Career Development

19 March 2019

Introducing Breathing Space for Those in Debt

15 March 2019

The future of cash in an increasingly cashless society

Fintech and Innovation in Banking

13 March 2019

Are we getting to the root of what will drive change?

Regulation & Compliance

12 March 2019

Don’t Overlook Older Workers for Digital Dexterity

Managing People

5 March 2019

Avoiding FinTech Flashpoints

Fintech and Innovation in Banking

26 February 2019

Stepping Up to the Challenge of Responsible Banking

19 February 2019

Vulnerable Consumers in Focus

Regulation & Compliance

12 February 2019

New Single Financial Guidance Body Goes Live

5 February 2019

Does the future lie with FinTechs or incumbents?

Fintech and Innovation in Banking

29 January 2019

Higher Apprenticeships

18 December 2018

Banking Insight's: Operational Resilience

4 October 2018

Propositions with Purpose

Fintech and Innovation in Banking

2 October 2018

Tone from the Top

Professionalism and Ethics

7 September 2018

Why pay, diversity and inclusion matter.

Professionalism and Ethics

8 January 2018

Excel at Your Next Interview

Career Development

2 January 2018

A CV Masterclass

Career Development

1 November 2017

Mentoring: Mutual Benefits

Career Development | Managing People

5 September 2017

Making Connections

Career Development

3 July 2017

Grow Your Online Network

Career Development

1 March 2017

Stay on Track

Career Development

16 November 2007

Calculating the Minimum Price