Category Archives: Finance

17Jun/23

Not Just A Pandemic Perk: Majority of UK Employees Ready To Walk If Companies Don’t Embrace Hybrid Work

This year’s edition of the Greenhouse Candidate Experience Report, surveying over 800 UK-based employees, found that the large majority (77%) would actively search for or be open to a new job if their company rolled back flexible work policies. This data points to the new expectations around work – most workers feel that flexibility is not just a pandemic perk. Continue reading

16Jun/23

The International Day of Family Remittances

June 15, 2023 /Security/ — The International Day of Family Remittances is a day celebrated every year on June 16 to highlight the importance of remittances to families and communities around the world. Remittances are the money that migrants send back to their families in their home countries. They are a vital source of income for millions of families, and they can have a significant impact on the economies of developing countries.

The International Day of Family Remittances was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in 2018. The day is aimed at migrants because they are the ones who send remittances. Migrants often send money back to their families to help them with basic needs such as food, shelter, and education. Remittances can also help to boost the economies of developing countries by stimulating local businesses and creating jobs. Continue reading

12Jun/23

FINN PARTNERS INTRODUCES “THE FINN PURPOSE ALIGNMENT INDEX”

FINN Partners, a leading global integrated marketing and communications agency, today announced the launch of “The FINN Purpose Alignment Index” – a proprietary research product designed to quantify the influence of a company’s or brand’s purpose-related commitments and efforts on consumer buying decisions. Continue reading

12Jun/23

Deloitte, Salesforce and World Economic Forum Collaborate to Launch the Yes San Francisco, Urban Sustainability Challenge

Deloitte, Salesforce and World Economic Forum today announced the launch of the Yes San Francisco (Yes SF), Urban Sustainability Challenge, the first location-based UpLink Challenge created in direct response to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 11 of making cities more inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable. The Challenge is a unique call to action for entrepreneurs to submit sustainable solutions that contribute to the city’s needs and to have the opportunity to receive funding and support. Continue reading

07Jun/23

Uphold Launches Trailing Stop Order for Crypto – Not Offered By Any Other Major US Trading Platform

Today, Uphold, the Web3 financial platform, becomes the only centralized crypto trading venue in the United States to offer Trailing Stop orders for customers. Unlike a simple Stop Order that sells based on a price fall against the user’s initial purchase price, a Trailing Stop order readjusts to the current highest price. The customer chooses the percentage that automatically triggers the sell order. Continue reading

06Jun/23

Flutterwave and Token.io Team Up to Provide Pay By Bank Transfer to Users in UK and EU

Flutterwave, Africa’s leading payments technology company, has collaborated with Token.io, Europe’s leading account-to-account (A2A) payment infrastructure provider, to power Pay By Bank transfer capabilities for Flutterwave’s platform. The announcement was made today at the Money20/20 Europe fintech conference in Amsterdam. Continue reading

05Jun/23

Universal basic income trial in UK

June 5, 2023 /Finance/ — There is a universal basic income (UBI) trial being conducted in the UK. The trial is being led by the Welsh Government and is being funded by the UK government. The trial began in September 2021 and will run for three years.

The trial started in September 2021, and it is scheduled to run for three years. The trial is being conducted in two parts: Continue reading

04Jun/23

New Independent Research Study Reveals Majority of Global Financial Institutions Are Unable to Respond Effectively to Fraud and Financial Crime

BioCatch, the pioneer of behavioral biometric intelligence and a leader in digital fraud detection, today announced the findings of a new commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of BioCatch: “Improve Fraud and Anti-Money Laundering Operations With A Proactive And Unified Approach.” The research reveals the reality about the concern and readiness of the world’s largest banks’ ability to effectively respond to the changing fraud and financial crime landscape. This research comes on the heels of increasing media and regulatory body reports that money laundering scams are increasing at alarming rates. Continue reading

30May/23

The largest universal bank in the CEE region accelerates expansion in the Metaverse

PKO Bank Polski, the largest universal bank in the Central and Eastern Europe, is accelerating its expansion in virtual worlds. Already on 30 May, in its Virtual PKO Rotunda on the Decentraland platform, it will also hold one of the world’s first virtual job fairs in the Metaverse space. Continue reading