Barclaycard has taken an innovative approach to the wearable payments market with the trial of 'tap and pay' woollen gloves that allow people to pay contactlessly for their Christmas shopping.
Lloyds Bank is to begin testing mobile cheque deposits with a select group of commercial customers.
Social enterprises, entrepreneurs and community groups will be offered free space in a move by Barclays to encourage local enterprise, continuing its support for entrepreneurs.
Ahead of Christmas, Barclays is giving one million customers the ability to pay in cheques remotely by taking photographs with their phones.
Barclays is to use in-branch beacon technology to alert staff to the presence of customers with disabilities.
Barclays and Coutts are to enter a new era of financial advisory service with the roll-out of face-to-face video platforms to connect customers to banking experts from their mobile or desktop.
First Bus has become the first UK nationwide public transport company to offer Barclays Pingit as a mobile payment option.
Every Saints fan can now get their hands on a FREE limited edition bPay contactless payment wristband – meaning you never have to worry about missing kick-off while you wait in a queue.
Barclays and Techstars have opened the application process for the second cohort of their fintech accelerator programme, which will give a further ten businesses the chance to shape the future of financial services.
MasterCard cardholders with a consumer credit or debit card from Barclaycard, Navy Federal Credit Union and USAA now have access to faster, more secure everyday payments through Apple Pay.
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