Monthly Archives: April 2018

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Three Fintechs leading Open banking initiatives in the UK

As the world starts warming up to the Open banking culture, there is always going to be this tug of war between control and agility. As regulators tune their policies around data sharing and open banking, they will have to make decisions on how much control Financial services firms have over customer data. At the same time it is also critical to work towards an agile open banking framework within a controlled and secure data sharing ecosystem that takes care of customers’ interests. UK, like in most other aspects of Fintech, has been spearheading open banking in policy and execution, but [...]

2018-06-04T05:43:06+00:00April 23rd, 2018|1 Comment

UK FinTech faces major skills shortage by 2030

Uncertainty around UK immigration policy post-Brexit could cost the sector £361 million FinTech faces a significant skills shortage by 2030 unless the UK maintains a flexible immigration policy post-Brexit, new findings claim. According to research by Innovative Finance, a not-for-profit membership association representing UK FinTech firms, the sector will exceed 100,000 employees by 2030, creating 30,000 new jobs, while the number of companies will more than double to 3,300. But the report, entitled 'Supporting UK FinTech: Accessing a Global Talent Pool', highlights growing concerns around the the UK's immigration policy - and how the uncertainty could hamper the sector's growth - [...]

2018-06-04T05:43:18+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on UK FinTech faces major skills shortage by 2030

Business Development PE/RE, London (535)

Our client, a major European Global Custodian, is looking for a highly experienced securities services sales specialist to focus purely on the PE/RE client base in the UK. The ideal candidate will have responsibility for all business development using their existing network of relationships, presenting deals through the relevant Risk and Compliance Committees, monitoring the onboarding of all new clients and structuring the appropriate financing operations. They will likely have 7-10 years of demonstrable sales success selling in the UK market and it is imperative that they speak fluent French. Interested persons should only apply if they possess these attributes. [...]

2018-07-24T11:04:21+00:00April 13th, 2018|Comments Off on Business Development PE/RE, London (535)