John Doyle

Do you know what GDPR means?

There’s a major change to the way businesses carry out their data responsibilities coming. At the Vendorcom Conference this week many of the speakers and discussions focused on the way that GDPR, The General Data Protection Regulation from the EU intends to strengthen data protection for the collection, processing, storage, retention and deletion. It is …
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Tony Morris, one of the UK’s leading sales trainers, has offered potential clients an amazing deal. In exchange for your email, Tony will send you a short sales training video a week for a year covering all aspects of selling. Subscribers can view the videos alone or incorporate them into their own sales training events …
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What next for Brexit?

Brexit consequences without bias or hysteria So what happens now? Despite all the rhetoric the referendum was a recommendation not a legal fact. The PM, cabinet and Parliament can ignore the result and vote to remain in the EU if they so wish. The likelihood that there will be a second referendum is non-existent because …
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The single banking lobbyist arrives

I was surprised to see that the BBA have agreed to join the Council of Mortgage Lenders, Payments UK and the UK Cards Association to form a new single banking lobbying group as reported by Tim Wallace of the Telegraph. I always felt that the four groups had clear markets to look after and clear …
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Blockchain or dog-chain?

Although developed to underpin Bitcoin technology, the way that transactions were recorded digitally and how through encryption and validation they were protected from change but open to scrutiny, has led to the adoption of the Blockchain model by industry at large especially banking. The chain of ‘events’ in a business transaction can be long and …
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What is a challenger bank?

We’ve read a lot recent about the emergence of Challenger Banks threatening the established banking community, but what exactly is a challenger bank? A challenger bank is a relatively small retail bank set up with the intention of competing for business with large, long-established national banks through an emphasis on digital delivery rather than through …
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