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The times they are a-changin’ and mainly for the better.

I am by nature a ‘glass half full’ kind of person - a pragmatic optimist if you will. I hope and believe that Brexit will work out, but accept there are challenges. I hope and believe that the securities services industry will continue to evolve and survive, despite some significant threats. I hope and believe that we’ll never hear of or see The Gypsy Kings again, but that’s another matter… Read Full Article

2018-07-06T14:51:21+00:00July 6th, 2018|Comments Off on The times they are a-changin’ and mainly for the better.

Fintech sector increasingly attractive compared to traditional banking for IT professionals

Fintech job vacancies are growing, while less are being advertised in traditional banking sector companies An increasing number of advertised jobs, higher average pay and IT’s prominent position in fintech is making the sector a more attractive option than the traditional banking sector for IT professionals. The amount of jobs advertised in traditional UK banking was just over 100,000 over the last 12 months, compared with about 39,000 in UK fintech, according to analysis from recruitment search site Joblift. But job vacancies in the UK fintech sector increased9% in the last 12 months, while the traditional UK banking sector advertised 3% less. In [...]

2018-06-04T05:42:56+00:00May 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Fintech sector increasingly attractive compared to traditional banking for IT professionals

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

DerivSource

      DerivSource is the online community and independent information source for professionals active in derivatives processing, technology and related services. Founded by a financial journalist, DerivSource provides industry news, analysis, educational resources and researching tools to help market participants keep well informed in this fast-paced industry. The content covers both exchange-traded and OTC derivatives. Members rely on DerivSource for fresh angles on industry issues, expert market analysis and commentary as well as regular news updates and use of a range of educational resources. Our members represent a wide demographic including buy-side and sell-side financial institutions, derivatives law firms, transaction banking [...]

2012-03-29T12:30:56+00:00March 29th, 2012|Comments Off on DerivSource