Sunday, May 26, 2024
Revolut, a leading fintech challenger has applied for a UK banking licence. Already the holder of a banking licence in the European Union, the firm now hopes to receive its licence in its home country. The application will now be...
New data from a survey of 5,000 business owners on the impact of COVID-19 have found that 1 in 5 would turn to friends and family for cash flow advice. That's ahead of 17% who would speak to their...
Insurance provider, Direct Line has moved on from its long-running advertising campaign featuring Pulp Fiction character, Winston 'The Fixer' Wolfe. The campaign, developed by the advertising agency, Saatchi and Saatchi was launched in 2014 and helped Direct Line to reposition...
The number of searches taking place on desktop devices is increasing as the current pandemic unfolds, says Microsoft Advertising's Corporate Vice President, Rik van der Kooi. Speaking at Microsoft's Elevate online event on Tuesday, van der Kooi said that he's...
David Rutter, CEO of blockchain software firm, R3 has said 'cracks are already appearing' in the banking system following fallout from the COVID-19 outbreak. Speaking in an interview with City AM, Rutter said, "...when markets go through extreme stress, you...
Former Pensions Minister, Baroness Ros Altmann has said that the 'old mantra' in the pensions industry doesn't fit anymore. Speaking as part of an online event, Baroness Altmann said, "the old mantra is that pensions are sold, not bought...we had...
Following its decision to ban the marketing of so-called 'speculative mini-bonds' to retail consumers, the FCA has announced that the ban will now stand permanently. The FCA has said that firms will not be allowed to promote speculative mini-bonds to...
RBS has launched a cloud-based digital banking brand called Bó. The brand, fronted with a bright yellow Visa card has launched with mobile apps available on Google Play and Apple's App Store. Speaking to the media on its launch, RBS said...
Apple has introduced third-party cookie blocking in its devices' default browser, Safari. The new update, part of a feature called Intelligent Tracking Prevention stops advertisers and website owners from tracking users across domains. Third-party cookies are placed on a website visitor's...

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Alanis Morissette knows how to write a tune. In 1996 she released 'ironic', and whilst it's a solid slice of pop gold, it is lacking in irony. Bad luck? It's got lots of that, like the old man who turned...