5 Benefits of Investing in Contractors

5 Benefits of Investing in Contractors

For most startups, the most common issue they face is cash flow. The need to expand to increase that level of cash flow often involves hiring staff. Whilst this is a positive in terms of managing the ever increasing workload, paying for staff is another story as it absorbs even more of your income. The solution? Look to the flexibility and expertise offered by contractors.

May 21, 2018
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Are banking biometrics about to take off?

Are banking biometrics about to take off?

We’ve all been there; sitting at a computer struggling to remember a password, or entering the wrong pin number at a cash point while a queue forms behind you. Thanks to the rise in biometric technology, consumers can look forward to a decreased reliance on remembering alphanumeric passwords.

May 18, 2018
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A better way for investors to capitalise on private debt

A better way for investors to capitalise on private debt

As fixed income yields disappoint, secured loan notes issued by growth businesses could be an attractive avenue for investors, whether they be wealthy individuals or family offices, writes Simone Westerhuis, Managing Director, LGB Investments.

April 04, 2018
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Why Direct Lending is so Attractive to Investors

At a time when investment and wealth preservation is as challenging as ever, direct lending offers an alternative for asset managers looking to invest. There is a growing trend for non-bank lenders to loan money to companies, cutting out the middleman. Indeed, institutional investment is now the direct lending in the UK as it has been seen as a way to source alternative finance and funding for a variety of industries.

July 03, 2018
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UK Businesses Must Abandon their Late Payment Culture

Britain’s late payment culture is leaving businesses with millions of pounds of unpaid bills. This in turn is leaving many of them short of working capital, impacting their ability to innovate and grow.

May 10, 2018
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Storefronting in investment banking – technology and the rise of ‘window-shopping’

People’s interactions with their banks have undergone an extraordinary transformation. From the emergence of app-only challengers such as Monzo to the evolution of physical branches, technology has dramatically changed the age-old relationship.

January 30, 2018
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Duke Energy Renewables enters New York, purchasing one of the largest solar projects in the state from Invenergy

Duke Energy Renewables enters New York, purchasing one of the largest solar projects in the state from Invenergy

August 21, 2017
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Jasper Capital International Becomes Second China-Based Signatory to Hedge Fund Standards Board

Jasper Capital International Becomes Second China-Based Signatory to Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB)

August 14, 2017
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Multifaceted, Passionate and Professional

Judy Joost is a multifaceted, passionate marketing and communications professional with 8+ years of experience. She is an ambitious, result-oriented, creative individual with the motivation to succeed at any level or industry while continuing to feed her desire to learn.

June 05, 2017
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EWM - Own the life that fits your style

Founded in 1964, EWM Realty International (EWM) is one of the largest real estate services firms in America. The full-service firm has 10 locations spread through MiamiDade and Broward Counties. EWM’s 900 associates and staff members offer residential and commercial real estate services, corporate relocation, and international services, as well as home mortgage and title closing services through affiliated companies HomeServices Lending, LLC and Columbia Title of Florida.

June 05, 2017
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Multifaceted, Passionate and Professional

Judy Joost is a multifaceted, passionate marketing and communications professional with 8 years of experience. She is an ambitious, result-oriented, creative individual with the motivation to succeed at any level or industry while continuing to feed her desire to learn.

June 05, 2017
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Great Expectations Ahead

To celebrate the success of Azizi Bank winning the Finest in Finance - Best Bank in Afghanistan award, Mohammad Salem Omaid, President and CEO writes about this bank’s amazing array of services, plus their emphasis on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities, as well as women’s emancipation in the workplace.

April 24, 2017
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Driving Force

Opening its first location in 1972, today Meineke operates nearly 1,000 locations across the globe. It is also a member of the Driven Brands family, the largest automotive aftermarket franchisor with more than 10 brands and 2,500 locations. Meineke offers overall car care maintenance and repairs to customers, with services including fluid, filters and belts as well as brakes, tires, suspension and steering.

February 27, 2017
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The Real Estate Market

McKafka Development Group is a boutique fully-integrated real estate company which has been established since 2009 by two Harvard graduates, namely Stephan Gietl and Fernando Levy Hara.

February 27, 2017
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Interaction in Investing

Described by the co-founders as the “e-Harmony for real estate fundraising,” Peloton Street is focused on how technology can make the process of marketing deals and deploying capital more efficient by helping the investment community focus only on the opportunities that are right for them, so they can close more deals faster

February 20, 2017
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Lloyds Bank trials British Sign Language translation technology

Lloyds Bank has become the first financial services company to undertake a trial with Signly – a British Sign Language (BSL) translation tool. Lloyds Banking Group’s Innovation Labs trialled the technology to understand how Signly could offer an alternative option for up to 250,000 people in the UK who use BSL each day. Since undertaking the trial, the Bank is now looking to test the technology with a wider group of customers.

January 31, 2017
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21 Credit Unions Benefits from Lloyds Banking Group Development Fund

As part of its commitment within its Helping Britain Prosper Plan*, Lloyds Banking Group is awarding a further £1m in grants to an additional 21 credit unions through the Lloyds Banking Group Development Fund, run in partnership with the Credit Union Foundation.

January 20, 2017
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The 2017 Banking Excellence Awards Press Release

January 06, 2017
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Darlingtons Solicitors: Raising the Bar

Darlingtons Solicitors LLP is a London based law firm with a reputation for dynamism and practical advice, valued by both business and individual clients throughout the city and beyond. We invited Partner Debbie Serota to tell us more.

December 21, 2016
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Banking Industry Should Learn from Telecoms Sector in Approach to Product Sales

Specialist management consultancy Baringa Partners responds to the news that HSBC has closed 200 branches this year.

December 12, 2016
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Leading the FinTech Challenge

Advanced Payment Solutions Limited, trading at APS financial (APS) is not a bank, but a regulated digital banking services provider that has been leading the FinTech challenge to banks for more than 10 years. As a company, APS provide current accounts to SMEs and consumers, along with credit propositions which are alternatives to traditional bank accounts.

December 05, 2016
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Issue 6 2018

In this issue, we take a closer look at Caye International Bank. The firm provides stability, confidentiality and higher returns for their customers and clients. Recently, we spoke with Caye’s Senior Vice President, Luigi Wewege about the Bank, its services and his aspirations moving forward.

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