Entries by Stephen Kiely

EML Open Banking Uncovers A 37% Increase In Payment Declines Following SCA Implementation

Nuapay (EML Payments Limited’s (ASX: EML) Open Banking business), has revealed that U.K. businesses have seen payment decline rates increase by an average of 37% following the enforcement of Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) rules on Mar. 14. As the cost to business continues to compound, EML commissioned data highlights the importance of merchants acting now […]

Hodge announces residential mortgage re-entry

Hodge has re-entered the residential mortgage market for its 50+, RIO and holiday let mortgages, after a short break from new business. Having experienced record volumes of business Hodge made the call to close to new applications for a two-week period to restore the levels of service it prides itself on. As of 9am on […]

TPAY MOBILE’s Founder and CEO Sahar Salama hands over CEO responsibilities to become Group Chairwoman

UAE: TPAY MOBILE, the leader in mobile payments in the Middle East, Africa, and Turkey (META), today announces it has appointed Gaston Aussems, previously CEO of Mollie, as CEO, effective 4th July 2022. Founder and current CEO, Sahar Salama, will move into a Group Chairwoman position, and will be working closely alongside Gaston Aussems over […]

Pandemic and global security shocks shake up supply and demand

Economists from leading trade credit insurer, Atradius, have published their predictions on the future of global value chains and warned against businesses making any major changes to their production strategy, despite ongoing challenges. In the report, Atradius claims that the COVID-19 pandemic posed unprecedented challenges to global value chains. Demand and supply-side shocks created several […]

Lowell Group deepens board experience with Sally-Ann Hibberd Appointment

Lowell Group (“Lowell”), one of Europe’s leading credit management services providers, has appointed Sally-Ann Hibberd as an Independent Non-Executive Director. She will sit on the board providing advice and guidance, and join the Audit and Risk Committees. Hibberd joins as Lowell enters a period of significant growth with the firm expanding its expertise in financial […]

OMS partners with Step One Finance

One Mortgage System (OMS), the seamless single-input enquiry to completion processing platform for brokers, has partnered with second charge specialist lender Step One Finance to complete a full Application Programming Interface (API) integration. The integration will see OMS users benefit from direct access to Step One’s innovative lending proposition and enable them to conduct a […]

Enforcement Industry Association Announces 25th Anniversary Conference

LACEF the association for local authority staff employed in managing debt and recovering debt for councils, has announced the details for its upcoming conference, which will celebrate the association’s 25th year. LACEF members collect council tax, business rates, sundry debts and parking fines.” The conference will be held at Ashton Gate Stadium in Bristol on 22 September […]

Paylink Solutions to host fundraisers for charities Mind and Computer Aid

Staff at Paylink Solutions are hoping to raise thousands of pounds to split across two charities this year. The Grantham-based fintech will raise funds for national mental health charity Mind and tech-based charity Computer Aid throughout the remainder of the year, with their first challenge, a bike-a-thon, taking place in July. Mind offers advice and […]