17 January 2017

Trends in Financial Services

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Michael CarterBizEquity - Pennsylvania

Five Key Trends that will see FinTech Enhance its Role and Impact in 2017

03 January 2017  |  15788 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

There is no doubt that 2017 is set to be another exciting year for FinTech as 2016 draws to a close, paving the way for more forward thinking and disruptive innovations. Reflecting on a year where FinTech has shown its capability to challenge traditional models, help business and consumers secure better deals, provide better value and faster, more...

Henry WoodcockIRESS - Warwick

My Twitter Mortgage and Fintech Year

29 December 2016  |  5615 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The view before the year started was that gross lending would increase, more lenders would launch, helping drive up intermediary market share and further regulation was not necessarily a good thing. From my 1,150 tweets to date for 2016, I have selected what I think is an interesting set from each of the twelve months. Do click through and read the...

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Henry Woodcock
Henry WoodcockIRESS - Warwick

Social media - should the mortgage market be bovvered?

13 October 2016  |  2473 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Recent research has found that UK mortgage lenders are bucking the trend when it comes to social media use. At a time when social media is transforming financial services providers’ relationships with...

John Doyle
John DoyleThe Card Issuing Business - London

What next for Brexit?

27 June 2016  |  4243 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Despite all the rhetoric the referendum was a recommendation not a legal fact. The PM, cabinet and Parliament can ignore the result and vote to remain in the EU if they so wish. The likelihood that th...

TagsPaymentsRisk & regulationBrexit
Ainsley Ward
Ainsley WardACWA Consulting - Diegem


06 June 2016  |  3590 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I was reading an article a few days ago on the plateau of ebook reader sales and the slow retreat back to paper (here), and of course this lead my thoughts back to our own industry – particularly the...

John Doyle
John DoyleThe Card Issuing Business - London

Want to know a secret about the referendum?

31 May 2016  |  8845 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Before I answer, let me ask you if you’ve noticed like me that the European Commission has gone very quiet about the referendum. Cameron has stepped up the rhetoric but is not putting anything new on...

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Kallol Karmakar
Kallol KarmakarMisys - Bangalore

Branches - what is their place in the omni-channel world

18 May 2016  |  2921 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 2

Recently I read a fascinating article on Bank branches key to fending off digital challengers in Finextra. The article talks about how the business of branch banking and customer behavior are changin...

TagsRetail banking
John Cant
John CantMPI Europe Ltd - London

Fraud ain’t what it used to be

18 May 2016  |  2285 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Between the time this blog was published and you reading it, new fraud schemes will have emerged. Indeed, with the ever increasing number of, and methods for, payment transactions and the new supporti...

John Cant
John CantMPI Europe Ltd - London

You’ve been quiet recently - are you dormant, deceased or just gone away?

09 May 2016  |  2844 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

My previous post https://www.finextra.com/blogposting/12517/beware-the-financial-crime-bite-of-the-back-book talked about the dangers lurking in a firm’s back book of existing customers and how to fi...

TagsRisk & regulation
John Doyle
John DoyleThe Card Issuing Business - London

Brexit made simple

26 April 2016  |  3676 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Don't worry I'm not going to berate you to leave or stay. I'm more interested in how politicians have positioned the issues for us to discuss and the confusion they have caused. What I've tried to d...

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