Financial Inclusion

Founded by Graham Seel
Group founded 27 Apr 2015
Posts 76
Members 11
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The financial services industry has much to contribute to the UN and World Bank goal of full financial inclusion by 2020. This group will focus on industry contributions, ideas, barriers and enablers.

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Marc Terry

Designing a less-cash, not cashless, future for the UK

In 2018 LINK, the network which connects all cash machines in the UK, announced plans to cut the fee that banks pay for cash withdrawals by 20%. We warned at the time that this would have a disastrous...

10 Mar 2020
Joris Lochy

Financial inclusion - A word with many meanings

In recent years, the usage of the term "Financial Inclusion" has risen exponentially. As with any buzzword, it is used and misused by many companies to boost their corporate image and get su...

10 Feb 2020
Konstantin Rabin

Why are companies increasingly choosing trading algorithms?

Trading is a complicated process that requires time, attention and resources. While the gains that come from it is what convinces so many people to dedicate a huge part of their lives to trading, as t...

30 Jan 2020
Paul Marcantonio

Left Behind: Is Cashless Society Harming the Vulnerable?

The cashless revolution is here, and it’s happening all over the globe: from Malaysian village market stalls to the London high street. There can be no revolution without controversy, of course. Domin...

28 Jan 2020
Tom Blacksell

New data sources: How they can help the SME invisibles

Tying to expand any business takes investment, but with smaller businesses often lacking sufficient cash, securing additional funds can be the solution to grow and become more productive. Unfortunatel...

22 Jan 2020
Konstantin Rabin

China is on its way to open up the FX sector

China has been on a long self-improvement journey and has been tackling all of the areas that could contribute to its global leader status. The financial sector is obviously one of them. Despite the r...

09 Jan 2020
Konstantin Rabin

What will Fintech scene look like in 2020 according to the industry experts

2019 was an excellent year for fintechs in terms of exposure and raising awareness among the majority of the population about what fintechs are and what potential they hold for the regular citizens. I...

23 Dec 2019
Ron Delnevo

Happy Birthday For UK Independent ATMs? Not exactly!

Time to wish a happy 21st Birthday to the ATM installation that changed the face of cash provision in the UK! Yes. That’s right. It is exactly 21 years since the first Independent ATM was installed in...

20 Dec 2019
Retired Member

Up to a Third of Goods Sold Through Online Gold Exchanges Could be Fake According to Reports

A recent report commissioned by the Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office and the British Hallmarking Council found that up to a third of all gold jewelry sold online could be unhallmarked, and possibly ...

20 Nov 2019
Konstantin Rabin

Kenya adopts a data protection law to bolster tech investments

Kenya just took a big step towards its tech development. On November 8th Kenyan president, Uhuru Kenyatta approved a data protection law that complies with European Union legal standards. This will fi...

14 Nov 2019