Is Artificial Intelligence AI upon us?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is probably the most talked about advancing technology which promises to transform whole industries in the next five years with profound implications on the world we live in. Of course, we've been aware of this coming dawn and the potential impacts it could have on humanity and the world for years [...]

By |2018-08-22T16:36:14+00:00August 21st, 2018|Financial|0 Comments

Market Access’s New Website Launches

We are delighted to announce the launch of Market Access's brand new website, which launched earlier today. About Market Access What makes Market Access different is the full business solution for funds and currency management. Market Access caters for businesses, large and small, who are looking for new card processing, foreign exchange, virtual banking [...]

By |2018-08-01T08:27:04+00:00August 1st, 2018|Financial|0 Comments

The Bank of England and FCA Order Banks to Reveal Tech Meltdown Plans

UK banks have been told to reveal tech meltdown plans by The Bank of England and the Financial Conduct Authority. Together, they have given financial firms three months to detail how they would respond if their systems failed. In part, this has been triggered by some TSB customers being left unable to access online [...]

By |2018-07-07T12:53:32+00:00July 7th, 2018|Financial|0 Comments

Debit Card Payments Overtake Cash with Contactless Payments Rising Sharply

Debit card payments have overtaken cash use. New figures show contactless technology is taking a firm hold on day-to-day spending with 25-34 year olds embracing the rise of new technology faster than expected. According to banking trade body UK Finance. 13.2 billion debit card payments were made last year versus 13.1 billion cash payments. 14% [...]

By |2018-06-18T10:50:14+00:00June 18th, 2018|Financial|0 Comments

High-cost credit review findings from the Financial Conduct Authority

On Thursday the Financial Conduct Authority published its review of high-cost credit and has outlined a number of key areas which will see UK banks having to develop technology to help customers at risk of slipping into debt, as well as a range of financial management tools to make it easier to keep on [...]

By |2018-06-01T16:05:01+00:00June 1st, 2018|Financial|0 Comments

Technology supports economic mobility

If you are born into a low-income family, you might think it a 'no-brainer' that the only way is up and that surpassing your parents wealth was easily achievable. Take a deeper look and economic mobility is a global issue which matters for fighting poverty, reducing inequality, and even for boosting growth. Sadly, mobility has stalled [...]

By |2018-05-11T11:27:01+00:00May 11th, 2018|Financial, International|0 Comments