Entries by Stephen Kiely

Tinubu appoints new Group Sales Director

Tinubu Square, a leading provider of credit insurance, surety and trade finance solutions, has announced the appointment of Sophie Riottot as Group Sales Director. This is a strategic engagement for the company, which is restructuring its sales approach to reinforce its rapid global growth. Sophie Riottot brings a wealth of experience to Tinubu Square. She […]

Phoebus Software Limited achieve management buyout backed by NorthEdge Capital

After over thirty years of private ownership, Phoebus Software Limited (PSL) has concluded a management buyout (MBO) backed by NorthEdge Capital. NorthEdge is a private equity firm that supports MBOs, development capital and equity release transactions for companies based in the Midlands and the North of England. PSL is based in Solihull, West Midlands. The […]

Trade Ledger launches new cloud technology for Invoice Finance Providers

Trade Ledger, the world’s first open banking business lending platform has launched a new turn-key Automated Invoice Finance Platform for banks and alternative finance providers looking to deliver faster and more flexible working capital solutions to their business customers. Launched to coincide with the commercial finance sector’s key event, the NACFB Expo, the solution is […]

The Institute of Export & International Trade and Bibby Financial Services join forces to support UK importers and exporters

The Institute of Export & International Trade (IOE&IT) and one of the UK’s leading independent financial services providers, Bibby Financial Services (BFS), are delighted to announce a new partnership that will provide the UK’s exporters and importers with regular updates and tools relating to international currency markets. Currency fluctuations are among the biggest concerns of […]

Aqua Security Announces Vulnerability Shield

Aqua Security, the market leader in protecting container-based, serverless and cloud native applications, announced today version 4.2 of its cloud native security platform (Aqua CSP). In April this year, Aqua announced that it had raised $62M in Series C funding, led by Insight Partners. The company has since accelerated its growth, investing heavily in research […]

“Giving your bank details to someone you don’t know is like throwing money into a black hole” – Comment from Shieldpay on Cifas

New research has been published by Cifas on the number of people who are being lured into becoming “money mules”. Tom Clementson, Director of Consumer at secure payment solution, Shieldpay, said: “Giving your bank details to someone you don’t know, especially when their intentions are suspect, is like throwing money into a black hole. It’s […]

Research data for collections is planned

CCRMagazine and Restons Solicitors are to ask the credit industry’s opinions on the future of data for collections and legal services. Stephen Kiely, editor of CCRMagazine, said: “The role of data in collections and legal services is fundamental to the success of our industry: it is probably fair to say the industry today would not […]

Cifas Fraudscape 2019: Tackling identity fraud must remain top priority

Commenting on today’s annual Cifas Fraudscape report, Keith McGill, head of identity and fraud at Equifax, warns of the growing agility of fraudsters and highlights the opportunities for businesses to help improve outcomes: “The latest Cifas figures show worrying trends as identity fraud rose by 10% in 2018, with those aged under 21 and over […]