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Insights

How fintech can help banks serve vulnerable customers

Jul 06, 2021
Juno Baker
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) requires financial firms to “pay attention to indicators of potential vulnerability” and have policies to deal with vulnerable consumers. But how can data management and artificial intelligence (AI) help?
How fintech can help banks serve vulnerable customers
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How fintech can help banks serve vulnerable customers

Jul 06, 2021
Juno Baker
How fintech can help banks serve vulnerable customers

When failure is not an option, what sets some fintechs apart from crowd?

May 17, 2021
Helene Panzarino
Covid has accelerated the move to digital across all sectors, but particularly in banking and finance. The pandemic challenged all financial services – payments, lending, identity, etc – creating a make-or-break moment for fintech. So what made the fintechs who thrived different to those that failed? Helene Panzarino looks at five characteristics that make a difference.
When failure is not an option, what sets some fintechs apart from crowd?
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When failure is not an option, what sets some fintechs apart from crowd?

May 17, 2021
Helene Panzarino
When failure is not an option, what sets some fintechs apart from crowd?

Are central bank digital currencies the future of money or digital hype?

Apr 09, 2021
Tony Deary
On 12 December, during the Chinese shopping festival ‘12-12’, the residents of Xiangcheng, China, had the chance to win some free shopping money through a government sponsored lottery. So what’s new about that? This money wasn’t the cold, hard, type, but digital. Tony Deary reflects on what could be one of the most disruptive innovations in the history of money.
Are central bank digital currencies the future of money or digital hype?
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Are central bank digital currencies the future of money or digital hype?

Apr 09, 2021
Tony Deary
Are central bank digital currencies the future of money or digital hype?

Student story: updating digital skills to progress a banking career

Mar 22, 2021
Mutahara Gofur
As the banking landscape becomes more digital, bankers are looking to expand on their skills to reflect changing customer needs. Jackson Li tells us about studying for the Certificate in Retail and Digital Banking (CertRDB) qualification why he loves his job, and he shares his tips on fitting study around work.
Student story: updating digital skills to progress a banking career
Jackson Li

Student story: updating digital skills to progress a banking career

Mar 22, 2021
Mutahara Gofur
Student story: updating digital skills to progress a banking career

How to get a job in UK fintech

Mar 15, 2021
Covid-19 has accelerated the digital shift in banking and finance and fintechs are competing for staff that have a strong financial services background. So how should you build on your financial sector experience and update your skills?
How to get a job in UK fintech
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How to get a job in UK fintech

Mar 15, 2021
How to get a job in UK fintech

Alternative data and SME lending: know your customer

Mar 12, 2021
Ouida Taaffe
More SMEs used fintech services in 2020 than ever before. Policy makers want to drive innovation for them through the increased use of alternative data and open banking. Ouida Taaffe looks at recent developments in UK and the MENA region and how financial data may be used in future.
Alternative data and SME lending: know your customer
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Alternative data and SME lending: know your customer

Mar 12, 2021
Ouida Taaffe
Alternative data and SME lending: know your customer

How fintech can support sustainability

Feb 22, 2021
Ouida Taaffe
Being able to identify and fund sustainable investments will be central to reaching net zero. But problems with data consistency and frameworks make it difficult for investors to measure the true cost of climate change. So, can fintech play a role in allocating capital to ESG investment opportunities?
How fintech can support sustainability
Sustainable finance

How fintech can support sustainability

Feb 22, 2021
Ouida Taaffe
How fintech can support sustainability

The psychology of online banking

Feb 03, 2021
Jay Elwes
Bank staff provide a psychological safe space that helps people manage their money, make payments and avoid fraud. So how will the move to digital banking change the way people manage their personal finances?
The psychology of online banking
Mobile-banking

The psychology of online banking

Feb 03, 2021
Jay Elwes
The psychology of online banking

Where are trade banks in the digitalisation process?

Jan 28, 2021
Ouida Taaffe
In 2020, Covid-19 accelerated the digitalisation of trade finance. When governments around the world locked down economies, trade banks had to go online overnight. Where are they now in the digitalisation process and what will the future bring?
Where are trade banks in the digitalisation process?
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Where are trade banks in the digitalisation process?

Jan 28, 2021
Ouida Taaffe
Where are trade banks in the digitalisation process?