We'd all be better off if 'open banking' wasn't stymied by the banks

13/09/2020
The recently announced new top tax rate, and regulation of PayWave, are unsurprising election promises by the Government. Sam Stubbs thinks of the two, regulating Paywave fees is the more interesting as it sends a message that even the Government is getting sick of bad bank behaviour.

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