Research reveals coronavirus-related tech revolution in banking as six million people download their bank’s apps for the first time
Apr27

Research reveals coronavirus-related tech revolution in banking as six million people download their bank’s apps for the first time

6% of people who don’t yet have their bank’s app plan to download it in the next three months   22% of people are using their banking apps more compared to 5% who are using them less New research from Nucoro, the London based fintech company focused on delivering innovative investment and savings solutions, reveals that between 14th March and 14th April, because of the Coronavirus lockdown, around 12% of the adult population in the UK...

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Wirecard helps merchants and restaurants introduce takeaway and delivery services with contactless payment options
Apr24

Wirecard helps merchants and restaurants introduce takeaway and delivery services with contactless payment options

Wirecard  helps merchants and restaurants introduce takeaway and delivery services with contactless payment options Wirecard handles customer-friendly mobile payment methods for the innovative payment solution stampayGO Merchants can leverage on Wirecard’s international Covid-19 support package to quickly and easily set up payment solutions Aschheim (Munich). Wirecard, the global innovation leader for digital financial technology, and...

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Capgemini reinforces its commitment to the global fight against COVID-19
Apr24

Capgemini reinforces its commitment to the global fight against COVID-19

Capgemini today affirmed its commitment to the global fight against COVID-19, by detailing a series of initiatives being undertaken across the Group. Capgemini colleagues have mobilised strongly, expressing their solidarity and leveraging their creative and deep technology and data expertise, to address the needs of local authorities and communities as they cope with the crisis.    In addition to the donation and delivery of hundreds...

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New figures from Iress highlight new opportunity for UK mortgage brokers
Apr24

New figures from Iress highlight new opportunity for UK mortgage brokers

New figures from financial technology provider  Iress point to increased customer interest in protection products, offsetting significant declines in mortgage requests and KFIs driven by COVID-19. However, data is indicating that consumers are choosing to go direct rather than engage brokers – representing an opportunity for the industry. With the coronavirus pandemic spurring consumer concerns about  job security and health,...

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Why responsible and sustainable (ESG) investing is now mainstream: deVere CEO
Apr24

Why responsible and sustainable (ESG) investing is now mainstream: deVere CEO

Economic and social upheaval plus the collapse of oil prices have pushed responsible and impactful investing further into mainstream finance, affirms the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations. The comments from Nigel Green, the chief executive and founder of deVere Group, come as the global coronavirus emergency continues and as oil prices went negative this week for the first time in history....

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Wolters Kluwer and IBM to Co-Host Regulatory Change Management Webinar
Apr23

Wolters Kluwer and IBM to Co-Host Regulatory Change Management Webinar

Experts from Wolters Kluwer’s Compliance Solutions business and IBM Watson Financial Services will discuss ways in which financial institutions are leveraging technology to manage more effectively their regulatory complianceobligations in a webinar, “Regulatory Change Management: The Benefits of Automation” on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 from 10-11 a.m. EDT. Wolters Kluwer’s Mike MacDonagh, Global Content and Strategy Lead, Compliance...

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11:FS research reveals how COVID-19 will reshape financial services to be digital by design
Apr23

11:FS research reveals how COVID-19 will reshape financial services to be digital by design

11:FS, the challenger firm defining and building truly digital financial services, today announced new research, “How the COVID-19 pandemic will accelerate digital financial services”. Authored by 11:FS Director of Research Benjamin Ensor and Research Lead Sarah Kocianski, it takes an in-depth look at the issues facing the financial services industry. The research goes on to examine the medium-term effects of a recession and the...

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Exclusive: ‘Heavy lifting  and pirouetting:  The response to C19’ in “The Paytech Magazine”
Apr23

Exclusive: ‘Heavy lifting and pirouetting: The response to C19’ in “The Paytech Magazine”

No one was prepared for the health crisis that swept the world – nor the financial crisis that followed. But paytechs are proving part of the solution. We often talk in this magazine about agility – the new tech companies’ native instinct to sense change on the wind, adapt fast and implement quickly. Well, now they’ve been well and truly tested.  How they, and the wider financial services industry, have met the challenges of the...

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Carbon partners with AXA Mansard to launch healthcare benefits program
Apr22

Carbon partners with AXA Mansard to launch healthcare benefits program

Carbon, Nigeria’s foremost digital financial services company, has partnered with AXA Mansard, a leading provider of insurance products and services, to launch a range of healthcare benefits for its regular customers. As part of the new program, customers that save a minimum of N3,000 monthly with Carbon will qualify for a N20,000 cash benefit in the event that they are hospitalised for 2 or more nights. Customers that also have an...

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PayFit unveils COVID-19 updates, to enable businesses to calculate Furlough and Sick Pay
Apr22

PayFit unveils COVID-19 updates, to enable businesses to calculate Furlough and Sick Pay

PayFit, one of the fastest-growing tech companies in Europe, has updated its HR and payroll software to accommodate initiatives introduced as part of the UK government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. PayFit is an enterprise SaaS (Software as a Service) company that provides integrated and HR management software products. The company has updated its suite of payroll products to include functionality that enables UK businesses to...

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Wolters Kluwer Adds Stress Testing Webinar to Impressive Industry Leadership Around COVID-19
Apr21

Wolters Kluwer Adds Stress Testing Webinar to Impressive Industry Leadership Around COVID-19

Wolters Kluwer has added to its growing list of resources designed to aid those in the financial markets as they navigate complexities relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. Its Finance, Risk & Reporting (FRR) business will be holding a webinar this Thursday, in collaboration with Regulation Asia, designed to spark debate around stress testing impacts of the coronavirus crisis. Topics up for discussion in the event include Credit,...

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How Hitachi Capital used remote Identity Verification from Nomidio to support access to the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme
Apr21

How Hitachi Capital used remote Identity Verification from Nomidio to support access to the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

As one of the UK’s leading business finance providers and a key partner in the UK Government’s Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), Hitachi Capital needed to ensure its customers could successfully apply for loans remotely, quickly and easily to help get much needed financial support to UK businesses. When applying for a loan, a key stage in the process is legally verifying the identity of the applicant, which in...

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Navigating income volatility in a pandemic
Apr21

Navigating income volatility in a pandemic

The world as we know it has been flipped upside down in recent weeks and if, like me, you’re struggling to adjust to the new normal – you’re not alone. Many people have sadly been made redundant, others have been put on furlough by their company, hours have been cut, self-employed and freelancers have lost work. New research from Wollit found two thirds (61%) of self-employed workers have had less or no work since the start of...

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A new currency for charitable giving with the launch of For Good Causes
Apr21

A new currency for charitable giving with the launch of For Good Causes

For Good Causes – the UK-based fin-tech company – today officially launches its innovative new scheme which is set to transform the way consumers and retailers donate to charity.  For several years UK charities have been under increasing pressure as demand for their services rise, at a time when fundraising is impacted on many fronts, not least by the decline in cash donations as we move to an increasingly cashless...

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Wirecard and Visa collaborate on Visa Fintech Fast Track Program in the Middle East
Apr20

Wirecard and Visa collaborate on Visa Fintech Fast Track Program in the Middle East

Wirecard, the global innovation leader for digital financial technology, today announced they have signed an agreement to be the preferred payment processor for Visa to bolster the Visa Fintech Fast Track Program in the Middle East region. The Visa Fintech Fast Track Program enables fintech partners to develop new commerce experiences leveraging the reach, capabilities, and security that VisaNet, the company’s global payment network,...

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TransferGo teams with IFX Payments to support donations to Lithuania’s COVID-19 relief fund
Apr20

TransferGo teams with IFX Payments to support donations to Lithuania’s COVID-19 relief fund

TransferGo, one of the world’s fastest growing money transfer services, has today announced that it has partnered with IFX Payments, the UK-based foreign exchange and payments leader, to facilitate donations in up to 39 different currencies to Lithuania’s COVID-19 relief fund. TransferGo will process all donations through IFX Payment’s advanced virtual IBAN technology which will then settle immediately with the Bank of Lithuania. This...

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Appian Helps Banks Automate Lending for the UK Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) and Prepare for the Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CLBILS)
Apr17

Appian Helps Banks Automate Lending for the UK Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) and Prepare for the Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CLBILS)

Appian has announced an application built on its Low-Code Automation Platform to support accredited lenders across the UK to manage the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) applications from businesses, as well as the anticipated Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CLBILS). The new loan application can automate and check eligibility, process and verify required supporting documents, and make lending...

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Snoop launches early to help consumers and households combat the financial impact of COVID-19
Apr17

Snoop launches early to help consumers and households combat the financial impact of COVID-19

After a successful beta with over 5,000 customers, London and Norwich-based Fintech, Snoop, has brought forward its launch and is now available to the public in the App Store and Google Play. Available to everyone but unique to all, Snoop uses secure open banking technology to connect to a customer’s bank account(s) and credit card(s) and through a mix of artificial and human intelligence delivers data-driven, personalised insights to...

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Funding Circle accredited under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (“CBILS”)
Apr17

Funding Circle accredited under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (“CBILS”)

Funding Circle, the small business loans platform, has today been approved for accreditation by the British Business Bank under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), term loan variant. Funding Circle expects to open CBILS applications within the next week once it has completed the required legal and operational approvals with the Bank. Keith Morgan, CEO, British Business Bank, said: “Our accredited lenders have...

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Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme to open on Monday
Apr16

Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme to open on Monday

The Chancellor of the Exchequer today announced details of the Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CLBILS). Delivered by lenders accredited by the British Business Bank, the new scheme provides finance to mid-sized and larger UK businesses with turnover above £45m (the upper limit for the existing smaller-business focused CBILS). CLBILS can help provide facilities of up to £25m for businesses with turnover from £45m...

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WorldRemit gifts £400,000 to NHS workers in the UK
Apr16

WorldRemit gifts £400,000 to NHS workers in the UK

WorldRemit says ‘thank you’ to NHS workers who selflessly look after our loved ones, by helping them with vouchers worth £50  per customer  to use towards the money they send home to look after their loved ones around the globe. In England alone approximately 13% of the NHS workforce report non-British nationality1. Many others are second generation migrants, with parents who made the journey to the UK to start a new life here....

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Wolters Kluwer Delivers Much Needed Risk Mitigation Tech Solution to Navigate CARES Act Loans
Apr16

Wolters Kluwer Delivers Much Needed Risk Mitigation Tech Solution to Navigate CARES Act Loans

Wolters Kluwer has once again proven its industry leadership through its client centric response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This time its Lien Solutions business has responded to urgent client needs and established a technology solution specifically designed to help U.S. lenders navigate the influx of business loan applications, and associated compliance and risk mitigation requirements, resulting from the Coronavirus Aid,...

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Triad Securities Holds Triad Cares Trading Day on April 20th to Help with COVID-19 Relief Efforts
Apr16

Triad Securities Holds Triad Cares Trading Day on April 20th to Help with COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Triad Securities Corp., a full-service, agency-only brokerage firm, today announced that it is holding the Triad Cares Trading Day on April 20th benefitting COVID-19 relief efforts. On Monday, 100% of Triad’s trading commissions will be donated to a group of four leading charities that provide services to those impacted by the coronavirus crisis in the Greater New York City area. Kevin Schultz, Triad Securities Chairman, said: “Our...

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FLA Director General at the Treasury Select Committee
Apr16

FLA Director General at the Treasury Select Committee

Giving evidence yesterday to the Treasury Select Committee on the economic impact of Coronavirus, Stephen Haddrill, Director General of the Finance & Leasing Association, highlighted the need for non-bank lenders to have access to the Term Funding Scheme, and for critical changes to be made to the Consumer Credit Act (CCA) to allow swift help for consumers in financial difficulty. Speaking after his evidence session, Stephen...

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RETAIL GAIN-AND-RETAIN IN A POST COVID-19 WORLD
Apr16

RETAIL GAIN-AND-RETAIN IN A POST COVID-19 WORLD

Today, a new report by Klarna, the leading global payments provider enabling over seven million consumers in the UK to pay later in store and online, analyses the psyche of consumer purchasing habits and what retailers can do to stay relevant in a post COVID-19 world. In its Fast-track Upturn report, Klarna outlines how retailers must think differently to keep customer acquisition costs (CAC) low while increasing Customer Lifetime...

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Pega Launches Small Business Lending Reference App To Help Banks Speed Processing of COVID-19 Emergency Loans
Apr15

Pega Launches Small Business Lending Reference App To Help Banks Speed Processing of COVID-19 Emergency Loans

 Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA), the software company empowering digital transformation at the world’s leading enterprises, today announced the launch of a Crisis Small Business Lending reference application which helps financial institutions manage the thousands of emergency loan applications pouring in from small businesses seeking COVID-19 financial relief. Available to Pega Platform™ clients and configurable in just days, it...

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ANNA and Funding Xchange are working together to help make CBILS a success
Apr15

ANNA and Funding Xchange are working together to help make CBILS a success

During the current crisis collaboration is key to unlocking the funds that small businesses desperately need. As a response, ANNA and Funding Xchange have created a partnership that will help support sole traders and small businesses navigate through the new government backed loan scheme (CBILS) landscape and other funding choices  ANNA’s Head of Customer Experience, Clair Bevan says “most of our customers are self-employed or run...

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Fintech company Lifetise launches app to help the UK’s 5 million self-employed find the best financial support available for their circumstances during the Coronavirus Crisis
Apr15

Fintech company Lifetise launches app to help the UK’s 5 million self-employed find the best financial support available for their circumstances during the Coronavirus Crisis

Lifetise, a UK Fintech firm has launched a web app that shows people the best course of action to take based on their individual circumstances if they’re self-employed or freelance, and quickly determine the government support options available to them. The launch of the web app follows Lifetise’s campaign to offer information resources to help the public manage the pandemic induced financial pressures on households. The web app joins...

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Stocks are ‘on fire’ – but a second coronavirus wave isn’t priced in
Apr14

Stocks are ‘on fire’ – but a second coronavirus wave isn’t priced in

U.S. stock markets might be ‘on fire’ as earnings season begins – but Wall Street has not priced in a second wave of coronavirus, warns the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations. The warning from deVere Group’s chief executive Nigel Green comes as the S&P 500 gained over 2 per cent in early trading, following gains in European and the Asia-Pacific markets. Mr Green notes: “This week, with...

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Ebury to launch Coronavirus Lending Facility to support UK and European SMEs
Apr14

Ebury to launch Coronavirus Lending Facility to support UK and European SMEs

Ebury, one of Europe’s largest FinTech companies, is launching an initiative to offer financing to SME’s in the UK and Europe. An initial £40m lending facility to help UK SMEs manage their working capital during the Coronavirus crisis is available now and Ebury aims to expand this program into the hundreds of millions in collaboration with Governments in the UK and Europe.  Ebury is actively approaching different Government bodies in...

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Lloyd’s of London underwriters face lawsuit from pandemic-covered cinema chain
Apr14

Lloyd’s of London underwriters face lawsuit from pandemic-covered cinema chain

SCGM, Inc. – the name behind Star Cinema Grill, Hollywood Palms Cinema, and District Theatre – has taken certain Lloyd’s of London underwriters to court over the American cinema chain’s US$1 million (around £811,000) pandemic coverage. Filed in the US District Court for the Southern District of Texas, the insurance contract complaint features SCGM’s claim which was denied last month due to COVID-19 not being a listed disease in the...

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Modern Bank partners with OakNorth to support US businesses through the Covid-19 crisis
Apr14

Modern Bank partners with OakNorth to support US businesses through the Covid-19 crisis

OakNorth, the next-generation credit analysis and monitoring platform, and Modern Bank N.A., the FDIC-insured, full-service commercial bank headquartered in New York City, have today announced a strategic partnership to support US businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic. Through the recently-launched Paycheck Protection Program as part of the CARES Act, Modern Bank will provide businesses with less than 500 employees with loans up to...

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Blink Parametric Launches Blink Luggage
Apr14

Blink Parametric Launches Blink Luggage

An Irish Insurtech looks to the horizon as it launches Blink Luggage, building the next generation of Travel Insurance services in a changed world. The launch comes as Blink works with its Travel Insurance partners on developing post-COVID-19 Travel Insurance solutions. Speaking of the launch, Paul Prendergast, CEO of Blink, “Although Travel is very tough right now and everyone is dealing with personal and business difficulties, we...

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IDnow notices changes in customer behaviour since Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions
Apr14

IDnow notices changes in customer behaviour since Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions

IDnow, a leading provider of Identity Verification-as-a-Service solutions with more than 250 customers, publishes statistics on the changed customer habits since Europe has experienced restrictions on everyday life due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). As part of the Corona Pandemic, many service providers have experienced significant changes in customer demand and behaviour. As a provider of an Identity Verification-as-a-Service...

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Starling Bank supporting small businesses through the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme
Apr11

Starling Bank supporting small businesses through the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

Starling, the digital bank, has been accredited by the British Business Bank as a lender under the government-backed Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS). This will enable it to provide term loans between £5k and £250k to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that are struggling financially as a result of the coronavirus emergency. Starling will shortly confirm the date from which it will be ready to start...

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British business bank announces new lenders under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme
Apr11

British business bank announces new lenders under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

Today the British Business Bank has announced that it has approved four new lenders for accreditation under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) – The Co-operative Bank, Cynergy Bank, OakNorth Bank and Starling Bank. Following their approval, each lender will be putting in place the operations required to start lending under the scheme and will confirm shortly the dates from which they will be ready to start...

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HM Treasury and Bank of England announce temporary extension to Ways and Means facility
Apr09

HM Treasury and Bank of England announce temporary extension to Ways and Means facility

HM Treasury and the Bank of England (the Bank) have agreed to extend temporarily the use of the government’s long-established Ways and Means (W&M) facility. As a temporary measure, this will provide a short-term source of additional liquidity to the government if needed to smooth its cashflows and support the orderly functioning of markets, through the period of disruption from Covid-19. The government will continue to use the...

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Mode Banking sees Bitcoin trading volumes skyrocket during UK Lockdown
Apr09

Mode Banking sees Bitcoin trading volumes skyrocket during UK Lockdown

The London fintech behind the digital banking app that enables users to buy, store and earn interest on their Bitcoin holdings, Mode, has seen the volume of the cryptocurrency traded through its app increase by almost 1,000% in the last week of March compared to its average weekly trading volumes up until March. Ninety per cent of these trades were purchases. Mode’s users are mainly based in the UK. Mode’s surge in trading activity...

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FLA calls for urgent action to support non-bank lenders
Apr09

FLA calls for urgent action to support non-bank lenders

The FLA has today called on the Government and the Bank of England to take urgent action to support the non-bank lending market. New figures to be released next week by the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) will show that FLA members provided almost £141 billion of new business in the twelve months to February 2020, 2% higher than in the same period in 2019. Of this total, £46 billion was provided by non-bank lenders. Stephen...

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Finexio Reports Record Growth During First Quarter of 2020
Apr09

Finexio Reports Record Growth During First Quarter of 2020

 Finexio, a fintech company offering a comprehensive accounts payable “payments as a service” solution, today announces that it has achieved 1,081% growth in supplier spend enrolled in the first quarter of 2020, onboarding more than $1.2 billion in customer AP spend. This growth comes after raising $2.5 million in expansion capital and strategically partnering with a variety of companies, including Mastercard and BirchStreet Systems....

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Neustar Launches Free Call Registry for Emergency Service Providers to Eliminate Incorrect Spam Tagging of COVID-19 Calls
Apr09

Neustar Launches Free Call Registry for Emergency Service Providers to Eliminate Incorrect Spam Tagging of COVID-19 Calls

Neustar, Inc., a global information services and technology company and leader in identity resolution, is offering its Caller Name Optimization (CNO) Emergency Call Registry solution, free of charge, to hospitals, health care providers, state and local health officials, and other government officials to ensure emergency COVID-19 calls reach the public and are not blocked or mislabeled as spam. Emergency service providers that rely on...

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22 Leading Scaleups Join Tech Nation’s Cyber Programme 2.0
Apr09

22 Leading Scaleups Join Tech Nation’s Cyber Programme 2.0

Tech Nation, the growth platform for UK tech scaleups and leaders, has today revealed the 22 cyber security companies selected to join its Cyber 2.0 growth programme. The announcement comes at a time when the world tackles increased cyber security threats in light of COVID-19. The leading UK cyber security companies that have been selected to join Cyber 2.0 are utilising cutting-edge technologies to provide innovative solutions to...

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An open letter from Tracey Davies, President, Money 20/20
Apr09

An open letter from Tracey Davies, President, Money 20/20

Yes, people are locked in their homes. Yes, there is a global pandemic. Yes, the economy is in freefall. But already FinTech has stepped up and is fighting back. Over the past few weeks, our unique position at the centre of the industry has given us access to stories of some of the incredible, life-changing solutions already starting to emerge from across the money ecosystem, including: Open banking solutions enabling the...

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Almost 40% of UK consumers could gain greater access to credit through open banking, says ClearScore
Apr09

Almost 40% of UK consumers could gain greater access to credit through open banking, says ClearScore

ClearScore, the UK’s leading free credit score and credit marketplace, today reveals data that show the true cost of COVID-19 on the country’s credit landscape. UK consumers have seen an average 59% reduction in available credit offers across credit cards and loans, with self-employed and part-time workers (among them key workers) hardest hit. The data also show that consumers who have linked their accounts with open banking have seen...

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Temenos smooths banks transition from London Interbank Offer Rate (LIBOR) to Risk-Free Rates (RFRs)
Apr09

Temenos smooths banks transition from London Interbank Offer Rate (LIBOR) to Risk-Free Rates (RFRs)

Temenos (SIX: TEMN), the banking software company, announced the availability of its updated banking software products to ease banks’ transition from the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) to alternative Risk-Free Rates (RFRs), which is mandated by year-end 2021. Temenos software covers the full range of banking products that can be linked to the global benchmark including corporate loans, floating-rate notes, and interest-rate...

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Surge in Remote Working Leads iManage to Launch Virtual AI University for Companies that Want to Harness the Power of the RAVN AI Engine
Apr09

Surge in Remote Working Leads iManage to Launch Virtual AI University for Companies that Want to Harness the Power of the RAVN AI Engine

 iManage, the company dedicated to transforming how professionals work, today announced that it has rolled out a virtual Artificial Intelligence University (AIU), as an adjunct to its customer on-site model. With the virtual offering, legal and financial services professionals can actively participate in project-driven, best-practice remote AI workshops that use their own, real-world data to address specific business issues – even...

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Aqilla announces ‘lifeboat’ service to enable finance teams to work remotely in just five days
Apr09

Aqilla announces ‘lifeboat’ service to enable finance teams to work remotely in just five days

Aqilla, the cloud-based intelligent accounting and reporting application, has today announced the creation of a ‘lifeboat’ accountancy service to businesses that may be struggling to work remotely and collaboratively due to the current Covid-19 outbreak. The ‘fast start’ cloud accountancy service helps businesses get set up with a fully functional and compliant cloud accounting system in just five days, available for up to five users,...

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MuchBetter and Winwatch launch world’s first analogue watch with “payment glass”
Apr08

MuchBetter and Winwatch launch world’s first analogue watch with “payment glass”

 Payments app MuchBetter and Swiss watch smart glass provider, Winwatch, have teamed up to launch a unique analogue payments steel watch with smart payment functionality. It is the first watch to use “STISS®” payments glass, a super-strong sapphire glass infused with payment technology. It allows wearers to make secure contactless payments up to £45 – the new limit introduced to encourage contactless payments during the COVID-19...

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IrisGuard leads the way in CONTACT-FREE recognition with offline capability to register and identify millions
Apr08

IrisGuard leads the way in CONTACT-FREE recognition with offline capability to register and identify millions

IrisGuard, the world leader in human authentication utilising iris recognition, is extending its contact-free and Covid-19 resistant platform with their latest innovation. The ability to operate their mobile verification device in a full offline mode, when no connectivity is available, is complimenting its online function. This revolutionary development enables IrisGuard’s proven and patented technology already used by the UNHCR, the...

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TSB launches Smart Agent to help customers impacted by coronavirus
Apr08

TSB launches Smart Agent to help customers impacted by coronavirus

TSB has launched a new Smart Agent function on its website (www.tsb.co.uk) to give customers immediate access to the measures the Bank has introduced during the coronavirus pandemic, including how to apply for a repayment holiday on mortgages, personal loans and business loans. Customers now have the ability to ask questions and get their answers ‘live’ from TSB’s employees – the first time TSB has provided this functionality....

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