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John DoyleFSS Technologies UK - London

Interchange Fees Update

04 February 2014  |  2401 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Vendorcom, the think tank for the financial services vendor community, held an update for members to the Interchange Fees debate. Interchange is the charge levied by the card schemes on retailers to process card transactions. In some cases the charges may be waived by the card schemes, in others they may be lowered; they are a marketing tool as

John DoyleFSS Technologies UK - London

Payexpo Round-up

25 June 2013  |  3275 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

By John Doyle • June 25th 2013 The Payexpo conference and exhibition held last week at the Excel in London was a busy affair. Three main streams a non-stop exhibition and several side events meant that you had to study the agenda carefully in order to see what you wanted to see; little opportunity to attend less ‘on focus’ presentations to glean...

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John DoyleFSS Technologies UK - London

The King Legacy from the Queen of Payments

07 December 2011  |  4408 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Change always comes at a price, and VocaLink needs to change; and Marion is the price. It would be unkind and unfair to view her time as CEO as a failure because she made a huge difference at VocaLink...

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Andy HunterPerficiam Ltd - London

Making Faster Payments work

07 February 2011  |  6481 views  |  7  |  Recommends 1

There was a time when bank marketing departments offered well crafted products delivering genuine value for money, but that doesn't seem to be the case now. Advertising is dominated by savings account...

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Neil CookThe Logic Group - Fleet

Mobile Payments Evolution not Revolution

17 January 2011  |  5611 views  |  3  |  Recommends 0

As the global economy slowly emerges from the downturn in what is becoming an ever more aggressive marketplace, organisations are seeking to gain that all important edge over their rivals; with many t...

Jonathan WilliamsExperian - Rugby

Consumers seek a little clarity on Faster Payments

16 June 2010  |  4235 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Only last week, the consumer group Which? branded the UK’s Faster Payments scheme as unfair and confusing (BBC News, 11 June 2010). Apparently, ‘one in four credit card companies still cannot receive...

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Helping to understand the challenges of Faster Payments

19 November 2008  |  4299 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

FastPayments.co.uk are undertaking a survey into the current state and progression of the scheme following its public launch some months ago. We are interested in understanding an industry view of t...

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John CantMPI Europe Ltd - London

Vocalink seek wider market for UK Faster Payments

20 March 2008  |  4148 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

My previous blog on Faster Payments posed the question whether some/all UK banks were seeing Faster Payments as an opportunity or sideshow? Still an open question I believe. So it was interesting to ...

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John CantMPI Europe Ltd - London

Faster Payments May Date - opportunity or sideshow?

12 February 2008  |  5241 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

If you are going to delay a major financial sector initiative then six months is probably the minimum delay that makes sense. Anything shorter does not give institutions time to react, and anything mu...

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John CantMPI Europe Ltd - London

Cheque mate?

05 December 2007  |  3224 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The humble cheque seems to have some very keen supporters as Ian Benn's blog demonstrates, so I thought it was worth sharing some material extracted from the most recent MPIE Financial Sector Bulleti...

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Date 16 Feb 2007
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