19 December 2014


Mark McMurtriePayments Consultancy Limited - Woking

UK Retail Payments sector:2014 review and 2015 predictions

17 hours ago  |  1004 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

2014 saw contactless payment come of age and many new ideas pitched to retail. Some payments innovations have excited but some have disappointed. Mark McMurtrie has his say. What changes have impacted the payments sector this year, and what is there to come in 2015? Consumers are increasing their love affair with eCommerce and making a record numb...

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Alex LettsFfrees - Sheffield

Turkeys Never Vote for Christmas

17 December 2014  |  851 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

In an obscure corner of the Government website is a strange little document. https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/386953/141211_basic_accounts_agreement_text.pdf It has no links back to any other part of the Government site. It is on plain paper and has no signatories or ownership, yet refers to “we”. Yet ther...

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enrico camerinelliAite Group - Boston

Treasury Management Systems Beyond 2015

13 December 2014  |  1822 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The treasury management systems (TMS) business is in a constant state of flux – what is top priority today may be outdated tomorrow. Although this change can be very difficult to predict I took the ri...

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Tom HayIcon Solutions Ltd - London

PSD2 - The Payments World Turned Upside-Down?

12 December 2014  |  4130 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

PSD2, the regulation that will replace the current Payment Services Directive, has passed another milestone in its slow march towards legislation, having now entered the “trialogue” process. Adoption ...

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David WilfordWave Crest - Ft. Lauderdale

Designing Successful Cross-Border Payment Programs

09 December 2014  |  1709 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Electronic commerce has made our world closer than ever. Sites like Etsy allow us to buy products from artisans around the world, Elance provides access to freelance consultants from all corners of th...

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Lu ZurawskiACI Worldwide - London

Clap along; API-ness is the truth

08 December 2014  |  1572 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

It’s that time of year where the voices of earnest business initiatives may struggle to be heard above the cacophony of festive karaoke singing. Given the right circumstances, I may even warble a bit ...

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James TomaneyQ-ATM Ltd - London

The Future Of Cards Payments Systems

08 December 2014  |  2334 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

To me, there are 4 pillars that together form the foundation of any future state for payment systems. Consumers, Environment, Governance, and lastly (yes lastly) Technology. As an industry, we tend ...

Louisa BuckinghamFirst Capital Cashflow Limited - Cheshire

The Late Payments Conundrum

03 December 2014  |  808 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Recent research carried out by Bacs found that the national late payment debt currently stands at a staggering £46.1 billion. The Bacs survey of 350 UK companies found the rate of late payment to firm...

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Darren CapehornIcon Solutions - London

Mr Osborne, Is This Really Going To Make A Difference?

02 December 2014  |  1440 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

You may, like me, have been surprised to hear Sky News reporting recently that George Osborne’s Autumn statement will ‘turn the screw on Britain’s biggest banks by demanding an urgent overhaul of the ...

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Paul UnderwoodThames Card Technology - Essex

The Technology of Financial Inclusion in Africa

02 December 2014  |  2448 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

With close to 80% of African families still without access to a conventional banking system, there is much work to be done to get basic financial services into the hands of the 1.1bn people that inhab...

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