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Payments – Why Visa’s foray into crypto matters
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Payments – Why Visa’s foray into crypto matters

Visa announced on the 29th March 2021, that they had completed their first settlement transaction in USDC (a stable coin linked to the US dollar) […]

No business-as-usual for retail banks in 2021
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No business-as-usual for retail banks in 2021

As we march past the first anniversary of the UK’s initial lockdown still navigating broad, societal restrictions, we turn our minds to how dramatically banking […]

How crypto held up a mirror to traditional investing
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How crypto held up a mirror to traditional investing

The headline sounds like another fevered diatribe about why decentralised cryptocurrencies are going to the moon on a hype train, but we aren’t going down […]

The benefits of hyper-automation for banking
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The benefits of hyper-automation for banking

We know, we know. How many words can technologists add hyper too? But don’t roll your eyes just yet. Trust us, if you work in […]

DEFI – Is the future of finance decentralised?
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DEFI – Is the future of finance decentralised?

Unless you have been living on a remote sheep farm in the Yorkshire dales with no broadband for the last ten years, the chances are […]

Why digital checkout lending needs regulation
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Why digital checkout lending needs regulation

It’s payday.  You’ve been eyeing up a new pair of trainers you couldn’t justify after Christmas. However, today it’s time to treat yourself after braving […]

Pension’s paperwork – Why we need apps to engage us
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Pension’s paperwork – Why we need apps to engage us

Workplace pensions paperwork. The great clogger of your letter drawer. The great unopened bastion of later-life planning. For pension providers across the UK, tens of […]

Everyone’s talking about ‘Banking as a Service’. Here’s why…
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Everyone’s talking about ‘Banking as a Service’. Here’s why…

The world of fintech is awash with buzz phrases at the moment. So much so, that it can become a bit disorientating trying to understand […]