Fintech makes the world go around:

December, 2017

December 22, 2017  10:19 AM

Reading Brexit impact studies reminded me of doing my GCSEs

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

As the UK government's reports on how Brexit will impact different sectors were published… Hold on, I will start again. As the government published the reports that were originally supposed to assess the impact on different sectors in the UK, I had a look at those published about the sectors I...

December 13, 2017  12:09 PM

Blocked toilet reveals risk of relying on banks to publish data on security and IT incidents

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

New rules being introduced next year by the Financial Conduct Authority, to force banks to publish details of major security and operational incidents, instead of

December 12, 2017  10:07 AM

Banks are pushing everyone to digital channels through branch network death by a thousand cuts

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

Banks are scaling down their branch networks at an increased pace. Banks have put a lot of money behind fintech and to retain branches would appear a contradiction. But as branch closures continue there will be a tipping point for all customers in that when the nearest branch is too far away...

December 6, 2017  12:02 PM

Organisations can go off-menu for fintech through industry competitions

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

Fintech is a movement that is offering organisations a huge selection of digital services for them to choose from. But they need not be limited by what is being offered on the fintech menu specifically but go out and tell the world what they need and what they are willing to pay for it. Those...

December 6, 2017  10:45 AM

Traditional banks are asking customers to do too much, even visit a branch, to open account

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

Opening a new bank account in today’s digital world should be easy. Visiting a branch and other manual processes should be a thing of the past. I recently put this to the test by opening an account with one of the new digital challenger banks. I can confirm it is easy. Everything was done...

December 4, 2017  1:57 PM

Tech industry Brexit horror story spells out potential harm to UK

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

This week I wrote an article about a promising UK start-up with a Brexit horror story. The startup, based in North East England is one on the growing...

December 1, 2017  9:37 AM

Bank branch closures and job cuts: you ain’t seen nothing yet

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

Lloyds Baking Group continues to cut bank branches, with 49 closures announced this week as part of its closure programme. There are also 99 job cuts planned. Lloyds bank is not alone. Recent figures...

Forgot Password

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an e-mail containing your password.

Your password has been sent to: