Payments and Collections

7 day account switching – from both sides of the…

I recently decided to take a well-known bank up on their offer of a current account with an attractive set of perks – and so I began the much publicised 7 day account switching journey. As someone...

Blog - Oct 2014
5 opportunities and 1 issue that corporate treasurers have with…

EuroFinance kindly asked be to moderate a conference session in Budapest  entitled “Beyond SEPA”. In harmony with the main conference themes of disruption and innovation the organisers had...

Blog - Oct 2014
Build the fairest, most effective debt collections strategy

As the number of consumers struggling with debt continues to grow, institutions need collections strategies that treat customers fairly, deliver the best business outcomes and minimise operational...

Blog - Oct 2014
Are regulators now set to turn their attention to anti-money…

Critical success of AML and KYC initiatives have to be underpinned by a combination of vigilance and...

Blog - Oct 2014
4 payments issues to watch out for after the SEPA…

EuroFinance has kindly invited me to moderate a session entitled “Open Spaces: Beyond SEPA” at their conference next week. Yesterday, in preparation, I was on a conference call with six treasury...

Blog - Oct 2014
5 reasons why you need to take care when using…

The move to global standardisation using ISO2022 XML has meant the adoption of the International Bank Account Number (IBAN) by many countries and organisations. This means the IBAN effectively...

Blog - Oct 2014
Five things you might not know about IBAN

Initiatives such as SEPA (Single Euro Payments Area) and the move to global standardisation using ISO2022 XML have led to the adoption of the International Bank Account Number (IBAN). Here are five...

Blog - Sep 2014
4 types of bank account data errors that may be…

Any successful bid to resolve payment failures caused by invalid bank account data hinges on the ability to accurately understand the causes: error types, their frequency and specific...

Blog - Sep 2014
Four reasons why you might be holding invalid bank account…

Sending and receiving payments are business critical processes and when payments fail the impact on a company’s bottom line can be very serious. One area which causes payment failure but which may...

Blog - Sep 2014
Plug in to Payments FM

Payments FM gets a...

Blog - Jul 2014
Turning your credit report into your credit score

Chris McGuckin outlines how your credit report is converted into your credit...

Blog - Jun 2014
New OpenSSL flaw puts online security back in the spotlight

Hot on the heels of Heartbleed, a new high-profile OpenSSL flaw has...

Blog - Jun 2014