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10 June 2024

The Importance of KYC and Compliance

by Nester

Technological advancements have transformed our financial systems, creating a double-edged sword that brings both progress and threats. Let us explain. Technology integration into global markets has fostered unprecedented economic connectivity, enabling the instantaneous transfers of goods and capital. However, as more businesses and individuals participate in our financial systems, this connectivity has amplified the risks of financial fraud and money laundering.

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22 May 2024

Beyond Banking: How Traditional Finance Institutions Are Failing Small Business

by Nester

Recent reports of the U.K. economy emerging from recession offer a glimmer of economic optimism. However, finding this positive market feedback felt like a financial odyssey — a long and arduous journey with more trials and tribulations ahead. That is why it’s no surprise that recent findings from the Parliament Treasury Committee assessing the financial health of the U.K. economy have arrived at the following conclusion — unfair banking practices and lack of regulatory supervision harm small businesses, putting innovation and growth at risk.

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11 August 2023

NESTER SPONSORS 17 FOR 0 MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPION HAMZAH SHEERAZ

by Nester

Nester has become an official sponsor of Hamzah Sheeraz, the undefeated professional boxer, who is quickly ascending world rankings, and is a rising star of the sport in the UK. Hamzah is undefeated in 17 fights with 13 knockouts and is already a WBC European Silver Champion. 

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13 July 2023

Banks have Passed their Stress Test by Maximising Profits at the Expense of Savers

by Nester

The announcement from the Bank of England that the major UK lenders could weather a financial meltdown fails to address the problems facing millions of households. The UK's megabanks continue to maximise their profits at the expense of savers. By pushing up borrowing rates and keeping rates on saving deposits low they are creating a spiral of increased costs and reduced savings, which will drive up inflation.

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21 March 2023

Valley of Fallen Giants: The Tech Bro Bank Collapse and the Case for Financial Inclusion

by Danial Khan

Silicon Valley Bank's (S.V.B.) collapse has sent shockwaves throughout the banking and finance industry. Everybody from the average Joe to Joe Biden has commented on the bank's demise - and why wouldn't they? It's the second-largest banking failure in U.S. history. S.V.B. is situated in the epicenter of silicon valley and boasts of prominent customers, including Peter Thiel and other tech startups C.E.O.s whose innovations are touted to advance humanity for everybody one day. Ever heard the phrase you are the sum of the people you associate with the most?

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02 February 2023

Nester continues to develop its ESG strategy with the finance of Hartley Halls of Residence

by Youness Abidou

At Nester, we understand the importance of having a positive social and environmental impact and have always vowed to maintain and fulfil our ESG strategy. With that in mind, we are delighted to share the story of Hartley Halls of Residence, a recent financing on our platform that is a Buy-to-Let opportunity situated in the heart of Manchester. This hall has been established by Manchester Islamic Educational Trust Ltd. We have worked closely with the Manchester Islamic Education Trust (MIET) in financing this property.

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24 July 2022

The UK's Premier Zakat Institution names Nester as its latest investment partner

by Youness Abidou

The National Zakat Foundation has chosen Nester, a UK-based FCA regulated Islamic finance fintech, as its latest investment partner. The National Zakat Foundation has made significant investments across properties in the UK using Nester's unique sharia compliant fixed income investment technology.

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17 December 2021

Real Estate Financing Needs Innovation - Nester has Launched!

by Youness Abidou

The Launch of the UK’s first Islamic finance compliant, peer-to-peer investment platform is set to provide fresh investment and real estate financing opportunities to communities, who have historically had a lack of financial products available. Nester aims to do this in a transparent, competitive, and timely manner.

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09 December 2021

Foot Anstey advise on first Peer2Peer Islamic Finance fintech deal in the UK

by Youness Abidou

National law firm, Foot Anstey LLP, which has offices located in Bristol, Exeter, London, Plymouth, Southampton, Taunton and Truro, has advised London-based fintech start-up Nester Holdings Ltd on, what is believed to be, the first UK Peer2Peer Islamic Finance fintech deal worth £431,000, followed recently by a second deal worth £225,000.

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06 December 2021

Fintech Platform Nester Delighted by Government Decision To Change Rules To Promote Peer-to-Peer Islamic Finance Alternatives

by Youness Abidou

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has this week made a welcome announcement as part of their ‘Building a trusted, modern tax administration system’, a principle first heralded by the government in July 2020. HMRC’s vision is to design a trusted, modern tax system that is simpler, easier to navigate, helps avoid non-compliance and is ‘fit for the modern world’.

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