Winners in lockdown: some firms see new business jump 30%

The figures support data collected by the Financial Conduct Authority in June, which found a mere 14 advice firms believed the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic threatened the survival of their business.


Pandemic changing payment culture

The combined effect of lockdown restricting people’s movement and shops having shut their doors has necessitated a change in behaviour,” said Neil Davies, CEO, Close Brothers Asset Finance and Leasing.