Entries by Stephen Kiely

Online spending partly rescues dismal December

Today’s ONS retail sales figures for December saw overall sales fall 0.6% against November. But a strong showing from department store web sales saved Christmas for many retailers says ParcelHero. Retail spending estimates released today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveal December’s Christmas peak shopping period was far from being a cracker for […]

How to beat the blues this Blue Monday

Blue Monday is widely regarded as the most depressing day of the year; as the dire weather, limited finances and the guilt from uncompleted New Year’s resolutions becomes overwhelming. Last year, CABA launched its ‘Drop the Pressure’ campaign, which aimed to open the conversation around stress at work, and the importance of letting off steam […]

Upgrade for lending platform

LendingMetrics has unveiled a new version of its multi-award-winning* automated underwriting platform ADP. Finance providers – who will go live with the latest iteration of the software this week – now have access to a range of new features designed to increase leverage of consumer data and further improve the quality of decision making. The […]

Yooz Named Finalist in 2019-20 Cloud Awards

Yooz, the international provider of intelligent P2P software, has been shortlisted in the category Best Cloud Automation Solution in The Cloud Awards, the international Cloud Computing Awards program. Since 2011, The Cloud Awards program has sought to champion excellence and innovation in cloud computing. Entries are accepted throughout the globe and across multiple industry sectors. […]

Resolution Fundation Research Report on consumer credit – comment

Paul Went, Managing Director for Shawbrook’s Consumer Division, said: “The main reason that many low-income families fall into extreme indebtedness is mainly due to not being fully aware of what they’re getting into. “If lenders, and particularly credit card providers, were more upfront and transparent in relation to their propositions, then maybe those within low-income […]

Paysend appoints former Unilever marketer as global chief marketing officer

Paysend, the UK-based fintech, has appointed Alberto Macciani as global chief marketing officer. Alberto will focus on developing Paysend’s global brand and marketing strategy to support the firm’s rapid growth. His appointment is part of Paysend’s strategy grow globally by making what was once laborious, slow and expensive to move money across borders simple, quick […]

Paysafecash launches in Cyprus to enable online cash purchases

CYPRUS – Leading specialized payments platform Paysafe launches Paysafecash in Cyprus today as a new secure and easy way to pay for online purchases in virtually any area of the retail space. Paysafecash was developed by the same Paysafe team who created the award-winning, prepaid cash solution paysafecard, a global leader in the eCash industry. […]