Thursday, February 29, 2024
On Friday (26th June), the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced that it was suspending the operations of Wirecard Card Solutions. The ramifications were felt by UK fintechs. What is Wirecard Card Solutions? Wirecard Card Solutions (WCS) is a provider of prepaid...
As reported in November, following a dispute between the two companies, Amazon planned to stop accepting payments from UK-issued Visa credit cards this week. The firm has now reversed this decision as part of a last-minute deal. Originally planned for...
Provider of support, software and data to the financial services sector, SimplyBiz Group has announced the launch of a new 'hub', aimed at supporting vulnerable clients. The new hub, which will provide training, guidance and solutions will also host a...
Listen to the podcast Interview with Simon Mott, CMO at TrackInsight Simon Mott is a marketer with two-decades worth of experience working in financial services. Living a career that has taken him from working with start-ups, to working in organisations such...
Manchester-based, Frost, a fintech startup has said that it plans to launch its new account product in the first half of 2021. The firm's app, which has already attracted 8,000 user signups is currently going through a beta testing phase. Speaking...
Our ongoing analysis of Google's recently announced core algorithm update has shown a number of financial services brands and websites that have either gained or lost search traffic in the past days. The core update was announced by Google earlier...
In March this year, Bruce Hepburn, CEO at Mactavish, a leading insurance consultancy issued a scathing analysis of the commercial insurance industry. His analysis centred on the industry's insistence on delivering commercial insurance as a commodity, a habit that...
Saffron Building Society has entered the 'green' finance market with the launch of two new products, the Retro-Fit Mortgage and the Enviro Saver savings account. The Retro-Fit Mortgage, a two-year fixed-rate product aims to incentivise homeowners to invest in home...
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK's financial sector regulator has published its final guidance on the fair treatment of vulnerable customers. The guidance, which aims to ensure that all customers are treated fairly, provides regulated firms with a definition...
Retail giant, Amazon has announced that it will stop accepting payments from UK-issued Visa credit cards from January in a move against the high cost of accepting payments. The move, announced via an email to customers this morning (Wednesday 17th...