Category: Finance

UK fintech comes of age

Author: webeditor

Financial technology is disrupting financial services firms throughout the world, transforming the way we transfer, borrow, protect and manage our money. The UK is at the heart of the fintech revolution changing the face of financial services across the globe,... Read more

Getting open banking right for customers and competition

Author: webeditor

Open banking has great potential for social and customer benefits, but it needs refinement in how it’s implemented In the new digital economy, products and services are based on data like never before. New technologies have exponentially increased the capabilities... Read more

Will cryptocurrencies ever go mainstream?

Author: Joanne Frearson

Despite their popularity, banks have failed to embrace them. Why?             Ever since  bitcoin  was created in 2009, there has been an explosion of cryptocurrencies on the market. Exchanges have been created and billions of dollars invested... Read more

Making payments conversational

Author: Joanne Frearson

As the high street struggles, retailers are turning towards “conversational” e-commerce to improve revenues and give customers new experiences. Sangeetha Narasimhan, Marketing Director at Ingenico, says payment processes need to be streamlined to such an extent that customers practically don’t... Read more

Bancassurance: insurtech inside

Author: webeditor

Insurance is in a deep wave of change, and we have decided to play an active role in this transformation of the sector. The name of this change is insurtech, which is going to be the way in which innovation... Read more

Determined to innovate evolve and thrive

Author: webeditor

Steve White, CEO of BIBA, reflects on the 2018 conference and explains why innovation needs to be a keystone of broker strategy. As you might imagine, the BIBA conference is a major annual project for our organisation and for many... Read more

Seven questions you need to ask about bitcoin

Author: webeditor

With bitcoin now worth 800 per cent above its initial valuation, is the superhero cryptocurrency in danger of becoming a supervillain? What is bitcoin?  A currency, a system – and the next big thing everywhere, according to most news outlets.... Read more