Vehicle Finance

60 second interview with Andrew Brameld

Find out who Andrew Brameld thinks is going to lead the market for consumer mobility here. Q. Which single technology is going to revolutionise the...

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60 Second Interview with Graham Wheeler

We spoke with Graham Wheeler to find out if he would be happy to be driven to work in a driverless car, find out here....

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60 second interview with Simon Cadbury

We asked Simon Cadbury what he would do with his spare time if he was being driven to work in a driverless car, find out...

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Higher standards for better outcomes

The FCA’s recent comments on Motor Finance, and PCP products in particular, sounded...

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Diesel used car market proves resilient

There has been much talk over the last couple of years about the ‘demonisation of...

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Retail Finance

Alternative lenders must make the most of technology

It was fascinating to watch the publication of the of the recent High Cost Credit review as a supporting character rather than a main player The gaze...

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Setting the tone

The FCA has been busy recently, as they seem to have been looking at every part of what they do. One of many...

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60 second interview with Tom Blomfield

After the Digital Banking Live Debate we caught up with Tom to find out if he would ever bank with one of the GAFAs Q....

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60 second interview with Alessandro Hatami

After the Digital Banking Live Debate we caught up with Alessandro to see if he would...

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Hold that sale

A successful sale attracts revenue, but for credit managers collecting the payment is not...

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Private Banking

Has the regulator pulled its punches?

I have written a lot about the High Cost Credit Review in this column, and for good reason. Together with the forthcoming new rules on...

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What can global acceptance standards do for merchants?

The global payments market is deeply fragmented. How to simplify the complexities? The global payments market is deeply...

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Quantum Leap: How will banks cope with tomorrow's tech?

One of most dramatic recent changes to the banking ecosystem was the integration of back office and customer facing...

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Cloud scalability seduces the financial sector

The financial sector, while forging ahead in other areas of digital transformation, has...

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Banking by mobile app 'to overtake online by 2019'

This is a tipping point for the industry. Mobile is rapidly becoming the channel of...

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Insurance

What Gov's AI investment means for financial services

Artificial Intelligence can revolutionise business productivity and efficiency across all industries. industries, delivering significant competitive...

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Inside the API revolution

The ubiquity of APIs in financial services. Whether you are ordering a pizza, navigating through a city, downloading a...

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Why Guardian has missed an opportunity to be an insurance challenger

Guardian, formerly known as Gryphon Group Holdings – was framed as the new challenger to the protection market....

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Cyber insurance must focus on prevention to succeed

Cyber insurance must focus on prevention to succeed, according to GlobalData Financial...

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The pensions industry should embrace robo-advice

Pension providers should embrace robo-advice to provide individuals with affordable,...

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Collections

Collaboration the best way to serve vulnerable customers

Here at StepChange we’re currently focusing an internal spotlight on how we provide services to our vulnerable clients… …or, perhaps I...

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High-cost credit can become low-cost credit

What is to be done about high-cost credit? The lofty ambition of regulation can appear to lack urgency. I’ve now been...

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Improving IVA outcomes for all

The Insolvency Panel (TIP) aims to improve outcomes in Individual Voluntary Arrangements (IVAs) This can offer certainty...

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FCA aims on affordable lending nigh on impossible

There has been much written and debated lately about how to properly regulate the...

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Using data to understand clients

StepChange Debt Charity has seen a significant shift in the demographics of its clientele,...

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