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UK financial firms renew push to persuade reluctant officials to help debt-laden SMEs

By Fiona Maxwell
  • 01 Sep 2020 11:51
  • 01 Sep 2020 11:51

The UK financial-services industry appears unwilling to give up trying to convince the government to fund a solution to revive the many businesses on the edge of collapse due to the economic meltdown brought on by the Covid-19 lockdown.

Senior government officials have shown growing skepticism about the need to help

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Fiona Maxwell

Senior Correspondent

Fiona Maxwell is a financial services senior correspondent at MLex in London. She began her career as a reporter for, writing about EU post-crisis regulation, and later worked for POLITICO in Brussels, covering the intersect between financial policy and politics. Prior to joining MLex, Fiona worked at the Bank of England as a policy adviser in the prudential policy directorate.

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