Governments’ Roles in the Global Financial Services Industry

Public finance ministers are meeting in London to discuss setting up a new international financial system. It is to take over the role of regulating the international financial markets from the European Union. Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, wants the Financial Stability Board (FSB) to be given powers to fine foreign banks for […]

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3 Often-Overlooked Aspects of a Small Business’ Online Presence

Nowadays, it is difficult to succeed at running a small business without having a significant online presence. Most people source information regarding businesses from the internet, with a 2020 study confirming that at least 90% of people buy or use services from brands they follow on social media. However, managing an online presences transcends simply […]

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Some Realities of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies to Take Note of

The old guard of the centralised financial services industry aren’t too happy about the world’s shift towards cryptocurrencies. The most obvious reason why they’re not happy is because they won’t be guaranteed a piece of the action on the transaction fees charged for every single transaction which basically has to go through them. Their operational […]

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Can Outsourcing IT Support Save Your Business Money?

Larger businesses usually have their own IT departments populated with techy types who can assist if your network printer isn’t playing ball or the internal email system crashes. But for a smaller business, employing in-house IT consultants isn’t really viable. In-House IT is Expensive The cost of employing someone is fairly high and unless you […]

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