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Case study: Dechra & Salmon

12th September 2018

With revenues doubling and rapid expansion leading to an increase from 16 to 36 global business units, Dechra Pharmaceuticals faced a major challenge in managing its cash and treasury operations across the group. In this case study, Dechra’s group treasurer Steve Card explains how they met the challenge. The company Dechra is an... read more
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Instant payments to reshape market

10th September 2018

Company: Nuapay
With the potential to reach nearly another one billion people, instant payments are at the heart of a new global payments landscape. But what is driving interest, and can these new payments meet the immediate needs of today’s consumers, merchants and corporates?  Today, consumers expect and currently perceive instant or near real-time... read more
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Asset management: innovation “behind other sectors”

5th September 2018

Company: bobsguide
Renewed regulation and technological disruption in other areas of financial services are pushing the asset management community towards a critical point. To survive, the community needs to attract the best and brightest fintech talent to solve its very real and very pressing challenges. In response to this changing market, the Investment... read more
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Collaboration key to creating perfect payment experience

3rd September 2018

Company: bobsguide
Payments is a fast-paced sector – new technologies and payment methods are entering the market all the time. This means that the way consumers want to pay for goods and services is rapidly diversifying, as each individual seeks out a more convenient, seamless payment experience. People are no longer happy to wait in line to hand over cash... read more
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Thinking differently about data: the new opportunity for banks

3rd September 2018

Company: Finastra
Often described as the ‘new oil’ or even the currency of the digital economy, data is key to the business strategy of every organization. For banks, building an understanding of how to harness the variety, velocity and volumes of data available to them will dictate the difference between success and failure in the very near future. ... read more
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“We are not a bank”: the lessons new banks take from tech giants

29th August 2018

Company: bobsguide
Techfin might be a more appropriate name for the rise of challengers in the UK’s financial services. “This isn’t banking as you know it” immediately greets the eye on Monzo’s website. Elsewhere, bud, the aggregator app, went so far as to claim not to be a fintech at all: “We're not a bank. We are a tech... read more
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Revolut embraces cryptos

23rd August 2018

Company: bobsguide
Fintech startup Revolut has signalled its intent to appeal to millennials and those with interests in a crypto economy by launching a new card that offers cashback benefits in either cryptocurrencies or fiats. It’s a signal of intent seen from the fintech market aiming to take on traditional banks – many of whom are reluctant to move... read more
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10 leading bill payment and invoicing software platforms

15th August 2018

Company: bobsguide
As a freelance contractor or sole trader, it can be difficult staying on top of bill payments and invoicing – but the vast majority of businesses simply cannot operate without an effective billing and invoicing software solution in place. Not only do these systems help companies to process and issue mass payments, but they also fill a... read more
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SWIFT targets risk management improvements

14th August 2018

Company: bobsguide
While there’s been a recent influx of start-up solutions working to disrupt the global payments landscape, SWIFT’s financial messaging service continues to be the backbone of the international banking community. More than 11,000 institutions in 200 countries rely on its ironclad standards to carry out secure transactions, which have... read more
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Dodd Frank rollback: now is the time for regtech to shine

8th August 2018

Would the 2008 financial crisis have occurred if the original Dodd Frank had been in place? This was one such question posited by the audience in yesterday’s live webinar, looking ahead at how the proposed adjustments to the Dodd Frank Act will shape bank strategy and in turn, fintech strategy. “I don’t believe so,”... read more