Why physical currency in a digital economy is still a must for UK travelers

Why physical currency in a digital economy is still a must for UK travelers

Trailing closely behind Sweden and Canada, the United Kingdom is the world’s third most cashless society. According to UK Finance, cash will be used for a mere 21 per cent of all payments by 2026. Increasingly, countries around the world are making definite moves towards a futuristic economy based on fully digital transactions for goods and services, with cash often portrayed as obsolete. In Sweden, 80 per cent of all transactions are made by cards via the mobile payment app, Swish.

April 30, 2018
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LESSONS FROM CARILLION: ACT NOW AND ENSURE AUDITOR INDEPENDENCE

LESSONS FROM CARILLION: ACT NOW AND ENSURE AUDITOR INDEPENDENCE

With a parliamentary inquiry into the collapse of Carillion underway, Britain’s four biggest accountancy firms are facing new scrutiny.

February 27, 2018
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An Ode to Banks: Collaborate And Thrive

An Ode to Banks: Collaborate And Thrive

Open banking will soon be with us, while some people are still fighting to accept APIs as the new reality, for many the dialogue has moved on and they now look to identify partners with whom they can collaborate and thrive. Andrew H Brown, Chief Risk Officer, Earthport Plc, tells us more.

January 19, 2018
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Cryptocurrency; flash in the pan or long-term investment opportunity?

Cryptocurrencies have dominated media headlines over the past few months, and no wonder with the value of a single Bitcoin – the original digital currency – growing by more than 1000% in 2017. It would be hard to think of another investment opportunity capable of delivering those returns.

January 24, 2018
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The 2017 Finance Awards Press Release

December 15, 2017
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The 2017 Wealth & Finance Business Awards Press Release

December 13, 2017
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QICGRE and Clean Energy Finance Corporation Partner In An Australian First

In an Australian retail property first, the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) will invest $200 million into QICGRE’s flagship Shopping Centre Fund (QSCF) to undertake improvements in energy performance across the QSCF shopping centre portfolio.

December 11, 2017
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The 2017 FinTech Awards Press Release

August 22, 2017
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SWIFT Response To Cyber Attacks | International Business Payments

Learn why businesses making international business payments via wire transfer should familiarize themselves with SWIFT’s mandatory security requirements to mitigate fraud risks.

August 10, 2017
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International Payments: Remittances From Migrants

See how remittances via international payment solutions by migrant workers have provided a stable flow of income for many developing countries.

August 10, 2017
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A Passion for Real Estate and Architecture

Directors Fernando Levy Hara and Stephan Gietl realised their shared passion for real estate and architecture, while attending the Advanced Management Development Program in Real Estate (AMDP) at Harvard University Graduate School of Design. AMDP is exclusively for entrepreneurs and senior-level professionals, with minimum 15 years of real estate-related experience. Both Levy Hara and Gietl are in the meantime, highly sought after speakers at Harvard University, especially on real estate cycles.

July 03, 2017
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June 05, 2017
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A Wealth of Specialist Services

TCA Asset Management is a specialised investment boutique, established in Geneva during 2011. Managing Director Ludovic Bonnamour discusses the firm’s work, following their success in achieving the accolade of the Most Outstanding Investment Advisory Firm – Switzerland, as part of the Fund Manager Elite 2017 series.

May 16, 2017
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From Online Deal-Sourcing to Due Diligence - The next Level of Investment

Drooms, the virtual data room provider, has recently strengthened its expertise in the field of lifecycle asset management with the acquisition of DealMarket. Here, Jan Hoffmeister tells us more about the purchase and Drooms’ plans to utilise its new-found assets going forward.

May 03, 2017
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Successful Placement of the €300 Million Notes Offering

Rexel, a global leader in the professional distribution of products and services for the energy world, has successfully placed €300 million of its 2.625% unsecured senior notes due 2024.

April 18, 2017
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Quality, Value and Integrity

Lennar International is a division of one of America’s largest homebuilders, Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN). Lennar International raises and directs foreign investments in Lennar through home sales and the United States’ EB-5 immigrant investor program and matches foreign capital with opportunities throughout the Lennar platform.

April 11, 2017
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Earning Their Stripes

Zebra Technologies is a global technology firm that specialises in building tracking technology and solutions that generate actionable information and insight, giving companies unprecedented visibility into their businesses by giving physical things a digital voice.

February 27, 2017
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Fundamental for Success

Coupland Cardiff (CCAM) is a specialist Asian and Japanese fund management group, focused on managing capacity constrained, performance focussed funds within a risk controlled framework.

February 27, 2017
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Winners Directory January 2017

Click here to see all of our January Winners for 2017!

February 15, 2017
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World-Class Quality Services

Swiss International is a financial services company that facilitates the entire process of participating in global financial markets. Being an integrated service provider - they cover the entire process from ‘research and advisory’ services - to the ultimate ‘execution and clearing’ of a transaction.

January 04, 2017
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The Cutting Edge of Finance and Technology

The reporting and analytics team at Qtrade is the other half of the finance team along with the corporate accounting team. While each team has their core responsibilities, the two teams are tied at the hip and have a reliance upon each for information and data exchange.

January 04, 2017
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July 2018

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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