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Payments

Who owns the data?

There’s been a vigorous debate recently about data in financial services and who it belongs to. At the Vendorcom conference last month it featured high on the list of concerns especially as more and more technologists are developing apps and services that specifically look at using data. I’ve long been bemused by the fact that …
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Liquidity Management is overlooked by many banks when it comes to Instant Payments – Banks must start to pay attention and act now

With the pan-European Instant Payments Scheme due to go live in November this year, real-time payments are about to become a reality for many businesses and consumers in Europe. Our own research shows that the demand for faster and innovative banking services among consumers and business is high. Many banks and PSPs are currently developing business cases …
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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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When cloud computing meets banking

One of the biggest trends in the use of technology has been ‘the cloud’, which for many of us is now ubiquitous in our daily lives – from storing personal data on our smartphones to business cloud storage solutions. In most cases cloud computing offers a convenient, cost effective and secure method of storing a …
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New DDMS provider

Ultra Payments PayGate Payment solutions have now been extended to include an automated Direct Debit Management System (DDMS) module PayGate now includes a fully functional DDMS solution, simplifying the collection and management of direct debits. The DDMS module provides a number of features including: Full compliance with DD (Direct Debit) guidelines – minimising indemnity claims …
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Brexit made simple

Don’t worry I’m not going to berate you to leave or stay.  I’m more interested in how politicians have positioned the issues for us to discuss and the confusion they have caused.  What I’ve tried to do is simplify the arguments. To me Brexit is about three things: Trade Immigration Political Union Of these I …
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