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Fintechs and the Smart Data Right

Today – we’re publishing a new paper on expanding open banking in the UK through a new Smart Data Right: ‘The Smart Path to Open Finance.’ You can read our report in full here. Over the last four years the UK has established itself as the home of Open Banking...

The Digital Markets Unit: On The Side of Startups?

Today, we're publishing new research and recommendations on the delivery of digital competition policy in the UK. You can read the paper in full here. Startups thrive in competitive markets. At Coadec, we have always said that startup friendly competition policy is...

BNPL: Regulate Now, Reform Later

Today - we're publishing a new paper on Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL): 'Regulate Credit Now, Reform it Later.' You can read our report in full here. It's a market that has exploded in recent years - providing consumers with a more flexible version of credit often denied...

Finding a NEET Solution: How Government can fund the skills of the future

Recommendations published today by The Coalition for a Digital Economy (Coadec) advises the creation of a new £100m “Future Skills Fund”, in order to enable those wishing to retrain or upskill to access funding, structured as Future Earnings Agreements (FEA)..  Report...

Making the Most of Help to Grow

Research commissioned by The Coalition for a Digital Economy (Coadec) shows that the Government’s attempt to boost the productivity of small businesses lacks the necessary ambition to claw back some of the £92 billion worth of productivity gains up for grabs. Report...

The Internet and Digital Economy Parliamentary Scheme

The COVID crisis has underscored the importance of digital technology for people, society, the economy and our planet. Digital technology has been at the heart of the response to the public health emergency and it has played a vital role in keeping people connected...

Breaking Banks: A blueprint for Open Finance that puts customers first

Recommendations published today by The Coalition for a Digital Economy (Coadec) advises the UK Government and regulators to take a new approach to Open Finance, otherwise it will be another damp squib. Simply broadening the remit of Open Banking won’t solve the...

Coadec’s Plan to Give Startups Liquidity

Yesterday, along with a wide range of startup ecosystem and community partners we launched a new campaign called ‘Save Our Startups’ - asking the Government to protect our early stage tech startup ecosystem through this crisis. You can read more about it and sign up...