Entries by Stephen Kiely

Barclays launches £100,000 unsecured lending, as new research shows the value of faster finance to SMEs

Barclays has launched £100,000 unsecured lending – doubling its maximum for unsecured business loans for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from £50,000 to £100,000. The bank has also identified more than 40,000 SME clients, from dentists to manufacturers, that could be eligible for the higher levels of lending, which because it is unsecured could be […]

Credit Management Services Company Lowell Selects Xactium to Manage Risks

Leading European Credit Management Services Company Lowell, has selected Xactium as its preferred Risk Management System to implement within the UK. Lowell is a European leader specialising in debt purchase, contingent collections and business services, with offices in the UK, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Scandinavia and Estonia. Lowell was originally founded on the idea that there […]

New Aeriandi survey reveals voice is the silent cyber security threat

A new study from voice security company, Aeriandi, has highlighted UK organisations’ contradictory attitudes towards the voice channel, increasing the chances of their customers’, employees’ and partners’ data being exposed to unauthorised parties – and as a result falling foul of the new General Data Protection Regulation. The study was carried out at the recent […]

Intuit’s Direct Bank Feed with Lloyds Bank Now Live

Intuit Ltd, a fully owned subsidiary of Intuit Inc (Nasdaq: INTU), and Lloyds Bank (LSE: LLOY), announced today that its direct bank feed is now live. Now, QuickBooks customers in the UK can automatically and securely import transactions from their Lloyds Bank account directly, and at no extra charge, to QuickBooks. Through a global initiative […]

Funding line helps recruitment firm reach hire ground

Bibby Financial Services (BFS) has provided a £1.4 million Recruitment Finance funding line to Pearson Anderson, an ambitious healthcare recruitment company. The funding line includes Bad Debt Protection and payroll services, which will help the business manage contracts and finances more efficiently and effectively. Based in Leicester and founded in 2009, recruitment firm, Pearson Anderson, […]

Tungsten Network launches billing service for Accounts Receivable departments

Tungsten Network, the global digital automation platform, has dramatically expanded the scope of its invoicing services with the official launch of Tungsten Network e-billing. This new service represents a logical step for Tungsten to better serve all the members of its digital platform. The new service will enable Accounts Receivable (AR) departments worldwide to send […]

Electricity North West Supercharges Customer Contact with storm®

Electricity North West has signed a new contract to deploy an omni-channel cloud contact centre solution on the storm® platform. The deal extends Electricity North West’s existing automated contact handling solution, which went live in 2016 and uses the scalability of storm to handle the enormous surges in demand that can occur during network disruptions. […]

Serrala Announces Release of Alevate, a Suite of Cloud-based Solutions to Manage Inbound and Outbound Payments

Serrala, the international provider of solutions for inbound and outbound payments and related finance processes, today announced the launch of Alevate, the first solution unveiled since the company’s rebrand. This new suite of Cloud-based software solutions provides Serrala customers with everything they need to securely and efficiently manage inbound and outbound payments and treasury worldwide, […]