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Duncan Faithfull

A rallying cry for 3 in 10 Brits - and everyone else!

The latest stats by the ONS have shown that 3 in 10 Brits don’t use online banking services, with many more choosing a mix of on- and offline banking. We need to make sure that their voices are heard....

29 Oct 2018
Online Banking
Anna Kuzmina

Cashless Iceland

When I was going to Iceland I thought there would be nothing much to say about payment habits in this country. Bank cards all around — contactless, easy, convenient, universal, boring. No cash needed...

29 Oct 2018
Fintech
Bharadwaj S

The day I stopped carrying my cards

Digital overdrive is driving the ubiquitous plastic money out of users’ wallets. The change is not only rampant in developed economies but also in fast growing digital economies such as India and Chin...

29 Oct 2018
Disruption in Retail Banking
Tom Hay

Banks versus tech giants - it's not all about the technology

Apple, Alibaba, Google and Tencent are all moving into payments. Alibaba is also moving into consumer loans and small business loans. How should banks react to the tech giants muscling into their indu...

29 Oct 2018
Retired Member

The Science of Motivation with Mark McKoy

When people ask why I’ve ventured into the corporate incentives market after building a successful life in sports, wellness, and public speaking, there is one word that comes to mind: “Motivation.” Mo...

26 Oct 2018
Anna Kuzmina

Risky Georgia

Georgia is nice . I mean not the US state but the country — former USSR republic. Sweet home for the Caucasus Mountain villages and the Black Sea beaches. Delicious, dizzy and soulful place in memory

26 Oct 2018
Fintech
Lina Andolf Orup

The Women Shaping Payments in 2030

Last week, I was delighted to sit on a panel session at this year’s European Women Payments Network in Amsterdam. The annual conference brought together more than 250 women for two days of interactive...

25 Oct 2018
Fintech
Tony Craddock

Keep Pouring Tea for the Tillerman

I have heard that HM Treasury is considering removing tax benefits to those investing in start-up companies, EIS and SEIS. This must be avoided at all costs. The financial technology industry (Fintech...

25 Oct 2018
Retired Member

Survey Says... Prepaid Is The Go-To Reward For Clinical Trials And Focus Groups

Market research and focus groups are proven to be effective ways to collect important customer feedback, and can be an integral part of a product’s success or failure. Customer feedback–especially dir...

24 Oct 2018
Anna Kuzmina

Russian fintech miracle : Payment kiosk

Once upon a time in cold Russia of 2000 something important happened. A new payment system was born. It would soon dominate the whole country, become part of daily life of every single Russian, and s...

24 Oct 2018
Fintech
Brendan Jones

The Implications and Requirements of PSD2 open banking for Programme Managers

In a recent dialogue with the EBA, they stated about PSD2 open banking regulations that: “Ignorance of them can of course not be used to justify non-compliance”. Further adding: “Non-compliance amou...

23 Oct 2018
Open Banking
Bob Lyddon

What we learned about the UK's New Payments Architecture

On 18th October 2018 Pay.uk - the re-branded New Payment System Operator - held a launch event and distributed brochures about their procurement process for a strategic partner with whom to develop th...

23 Oct 2018
Transaction Banking