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Dirk KinvigFinextra - London

Finextra succumbs to the EU's right to be forgotten directive

06 March 2015  |  2106 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It finally happened! Finextra has received it's first notification from Google that one of our articles will no longer be listed on its Euoprean-based search results. This is due to a European data protection directive. In a message to our Web Team, Google stated that, "Due to a request under data protection law in Europe, we are no longer ab...

Elizabeth LumleyRainmaking Innovation - London

It takes 20 years to make a FinTech Diva

10 October 2014  |  3063 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 3

On October 4, 1994 I walked into the NYC offices of Waters Information Services to start work as a reporter on Inside Market Data (and two other publications - which are not really around in the same format). I had majored in journalism and political science and following stints as a stringer for the Associated Press and as an intern at a fashion ...

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Elizabeth Lumley
Elizabeth LumleyRainmaking Innovation - London

Tips to survive Sibos in Boston

01 September 2014  |  2792 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

So Swift sent out a list on 'How to survive Sibos' on its events page. It included tips like 'download Sibos Issues and 'Sibos Daily News' ??!! Or, maybe, (here's a thought) you could just bookmark Fi...

Elizabeth Lumley
Elizabeth LumleyRainmaking Innovation - London

Who is the all time leading football goal scorer?

08 July 2014  |  2109 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

A few weeks ago Nicole Anderson, CEO of Simulocity invited me to 'Finance for Female Entrepreneurs: Challenges and Opportunities' at Level 39. Lots of women, lots of chat, (wine served before the pane...

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Keith Appleyard
Keith Appleyardavailable for hire - Bromley

Barclays On-line Banking deserves better error messages

02 January 2014  |  11516 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Yesterday 1st January I logged in to Barclays Internet Banking as usual, to make a payment to a new Payee. When I progressed to submit the payment, I got an error message no.6 "we have technical ...

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Elizabeth Lumley
Elizabeth LumleyRainmaking Innovation - London

Go on...top up my finger

03 October 2013  |  3582 views  |  8 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Mobile wallets are mainstream…no they’re not…yes, they are… I want my NFC…what about a QR code or P2P? Tablets and smartphones, stored-value, account-to-mobile, don’t forget CARDS! Cash and cheques - ...

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Keith Appleyard
Keith Appleyardavailable for hire - Bromley

RBS does have robust procedures

01 October 2013  |  3076 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I consider myself primarily an RBS Customer, with other on-line accounts at many other Banks including Barclays & Halifax. Overall I am very reassured by the RBS processes, however ..... I do find...

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Keith Appleyard
Keith Appleyardavailable for hire - Bromley

National Savings and Investments are rather too lethargic

17 April 2013  |  13351 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

National Savings & Investments : Once you've bought your Premium Bonds online then you are ’obliged’ to register with NS&I’s "Online and Phone Service", ostensibly for your “Security...

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Keith Appleyard
Keith Appleyardavailable for hire - Bromley

RBS Internet Banking is not for the English

28 January 2013  |  5182 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I had fun with RBS Internet Banking on Sunday. When I went to Login as usual via a page dedicated to RBS Customers in England, I got an error message that my Login credentials hd not been recognised. ...

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

Thank you Andrew Haldane

31 October 2012  |  5064 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

While we never expected the BofE to be thanking the #occupy movement Andrew just drop me a line if you would like some sensible legislation supported. Initial budget was about $1000, 2 people. Protest...

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