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Reghunathan Sukumara Pillai

Covid 19- A Booster for Digital Transformation!!

While Covid19 has created ruckus within the human society across religions/races/geographies/countries/continents, this can change the business models, working cultures and journeys of digital transfo...

1 h
Mark Trevor

Cash in the time of Covid: why we need to listen to the experts to protect this vital payment method

Covid-19 has had a huge impact on almost every area of our lives: from travel to shopping, the economy to health services. Understandably, these are emotive issues – things that we previously may have...

1 h
Financial Supply Chain
Stuart Jackson

Lockdown will have lasting effects on FinTech

The lockdown is hurting every industry. FinTech is no exception. However, its digital nature means many companies find themselves well positioned. Some might even come out of this situation better off...

2 h
Nicolas Kendall

SME Lending: Latest support measures in Europe

In these unprecedented times of social distancing and temporarily enforced business closures across many sectors, support for SMEs remains a high priority in order to combat the growing economic distr...

4 h
John Bertrand

April 2020: Banks to double fees on 19 million accounts

Doubling the interest rate on current accounts for 19 million accounts could add an additional £2.4 billion a year income for banks: so how do we handle this with empathy during a pandemic? The econom...

04 Apr 2020
Transaction Banking
Tejasvi Addagada

Data Offices assist in Kick-starting rapid shifts in Digital Banking

Slowly yet steadily, Banks are seeing customers (including ourselves) picking up services that have distinct digital capabilities. The mechanics of customer interaction has rapidly shifted from phys...

03 Apr 2020
Data Management and Governance
Adrian Klee

Banks now need a firm sense of their purpose beyond creating shareholder value

Right now it is business-as-not-usual for millions of SMEs due to the Covid-19 crisis. Their survival relies on quick and fair distribution of the emergency funds backed by the British government. Tha...

03 Apr 2020
Innovation in Financial Services
Hirander Misra

Are UK Banks profiting from the current coronavirus crisis and failing SMEs?

A UK business could be eligible for a Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), as set out by the UK Government. However, it appears that despite the Government’s best intentions, this sc...

02 Apr 2020
Finance 2.0
Dane Thacker

Trader Voice Goes Domestic! Big firms fluster while others move quickly

As restrictions on working from anywhere but home tighten trading operations are moving at different operational speeds with varying degrees of success. It was a very quick transition from office, to...

02 Apr 2020
Capital Markets Technology
Ilia Obraztsov

The Tragic Covid-19 Pandemic Could Be an Opportunity For Fintechs Who Learned The Lesson of 2008

Fintech startups looking to transform current investing trends or disrupt traditional banking are facing their first major test as Covid-19 pandemic bites into the very fabric of our society. As inter...

02 Apr 2020
Blockchain in Banking and Financial Services
John Pucciarelli

The New Normal -- COVID-19 Perspectives

If you’ve been working in and around financial markets long enough, you’ve seen your fair share of volatility and downturns like the one we are experiencing now. In times like this, it is natural to l...

02 Apr 2020
Financial Services Regulation
Jonathan Westley

Covid-19: protecting vulnerable consumers is a must

The past few weeks have served up a range of unprecedented challenges for everyone and we are all quite rightly focused on staying safe and healthy. But many people will also be concerned with their f...

02 Apr 2020
Financial Risk Management