The Chancellor hosted a meeting of the Financial and Professional Services’ Business Council this afternoon at Downing Street. The Prime Minister joined the meeting.The Council represents companies from across the financial and professional service industries and is co-chaired by Paul Manduca, Chairman of Prudential, and Shriti Vadera, Chairwoman of Santander UK.It is one of five business councils set up by the Prime Minister to advise the government throughout the year on the opportunities and challenges facing sectors post-Brexit to improve the UK’s competitiveness and productivity. Since the beginning of the year, council members have been developing policy proposals and recommendations which are informing discussions and work across Whitehall to develop the best future conditions for businesses.The Chancellor welcomed members of the council and championed the success of the sector in the UK. They discussed a number of opportunities and policy ideas, including both short-term actions and longer-term initiatives in areas of growth, competitiveness and regulation post-Brexit. They also spoke about how to remain at the forefront of FinTech globally, support start-ups to grow around the UK, and ensure the industry has the right skills and talent for the future.All looked forward to developing the agreed proposals further over the next few months and coming together again to discuss progress. Work will continue in the Treasury and across Whitehall to look at these proposals in more detail ahead of the next meeting.Members: Shriti Vadera, Chairwoman, Santander, Co-Chair Paul Manduca, Chairman, Prudential, Co-Chair Carolyn Fairbairn, Director General, CBI Jes Staley, CEO, Barclays Clare Woodman, Head of EMEA, Morgan Stanley & Co. International Jeffrey Sprecher, Chairman and CEO, Intercontinental Exchange Peter Harrison, Group CEO, Schroders and Chairman of the Investment Association Rachel Lord, Head of EMEA, Blackrock, Bruce Carnegie-Brown, Chairman, Lloyds of London Mark Tucker, Chairman, HSBC Holdings David Schwimmer, CEO, London Stock Exchange Group Hamish Forsyth, President – Europe & Asia, Capital Group Companies Global Nick Owen, Chairman, Deloitte UK Edward Braham, Senior Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Christine O’Neill, Chairwoman, Brodies LLP Christine Hodgson, Chairwoman, Capgemini UK Christian Sewing, CEO, Deutsche Bank Andrew Telfer, Senior Partner, Baillie Gifford & Co. Sir Adrian Montague, Chairman, Aviva
nothing to say.❤💪🔥#TamimIqbal pic.twitter.com/pYDVJ2GL6U— shub_ho (@ho_shub) September 15, 2018 Tamim Iqbal walked in at No. 11 and batted with one hand after suffering a fracture on his left wrist. Respect!!!#TamimIqbal #BANvSL #Bangladesh #AsiaCup2018 pic.twitter.com/yLFJsXBeIB— Select&work (@SelectandWork) September 15, 2018 Doesn’t matter we win or loss It’s all about heroism.#TamimIqbal 😍🙏#BANvSL #AsiaCup2018 pic.twitter.com/2OIUOlPFz7— ZamAn Bhai🇧🇩 (@AsadZaman02) September 15, 2018 The Real Hero. The Real Warrior Tamim ❤Inspiration, Motivation And One Man Army Mushfiqur ❤#Never_Give_Up#BANvSL #AsiaCup #Tamim#TamimIqbal #Mushfiqur @TamimOfficial28 ❤@mushfiqur15 ❤#Tigers #Bangladesh pic.twitter.com/MsTemERa3B— Yamin Hossen (@yaminhossen22) September 15, 2018 #TamimIqbal batted at No.11 nd continued playing wid 1 hand after he suffered fracture on his [email protected] I dun knw whether Ban will win this #AsiaCup2018 or notBut 1 thing is for sureToday u hv won millions of ❤ nd respect Kudos to your dedication Champ #BANvSL pic.twitter.com/iKe5QSmxy4— Aparna (@AparnaPramanik4) September 15, 2018 New Delhi: Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal won the hearts during the opening fixture of Asia Cup 2018 against Sri Lanka as he got injured during the initial overs, visited a hospital, returned back with fractured wrist and batted again – with one hand – his Braveheart act received all the support from the crowd in the stadium as well as fans watching from across the world. Tamim was actually told by the doctors that his Asia Cup campaign was over due to the fractured wrist. But he hung on with the brilliant Mushfiqur Rahim for the last wicket as they both added 32 runs and helped Bangladesh end on 261.ALSO READ: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka | Mushfiqur’s brilliant ton help Tigers win“There was a lot of pressure, losing lost two wickets early and Tamim couldn’t bat. But decision to bat (again) was made by him. If he didn’t want to bat, no one could push him. Credit goes to him for the decision,’ Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza said after the game on Saturday.Fans took to micro-blogging platform Twitter and applauded Tamim’s heroic act as Bangladesh defeated Sri Lanka by a massive 137-run margin in the Asia Cup 2018 opener.ALSO READ: Asia Cup 2018: Pakistan vs Hong Kong Preview Here are some of the best reactions: For all the Latest Sports News News, Asia Cup News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.