It might be counter‐intuitive to many, but securing credit as a high net‐worth (HNW) individual can be extremely complicated. Indeed, it is a common misconception that banks will readily––happily, even––loan money to those who have a net‐worth in the millions.
As expected, the opening weeks of 2019 have been dominated by Brexit. The latest development – albeit a predictable one – saw Theresa May’s proposed withdrawal agreement roundly rejected by MPs, leaving the UK with no clear or determined path for leaving the EU.
The relationship between cyber attacks and fraud is increasingly problematic. Society’s reliance on digital technology increases our vulnerability to fraud. Fraudsters see gaining data through cyber attacks simply as a step in the process – a means to an end. But these attacks create real headaches for victims and the authorities and the fraud creates significant costs for banks and society. James Hatch, Director of Cyber Services at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, discusses how he believes fighting modern fraud needs a radical new level of collaboration and trust.
2018 was quite the year for mergers and acquisitions (M&A). At a near daily pace, global M&A activity hit an all-time high of $2.51 trillion during the first half of 2018, according to data from Thomson Reuters.
A ‘Card-Not-Present’ transaction is when a payment is made without a cardholder physically presenting their card to the merchant. Historically these sorts of payments have been used effectively for mail and telephone orders, but now they are used more typically to complete online orders, such as e-commerce and m-commerce (In App).
Head of Coaching at Westfield Health, Mark Pinches, discusses why taking breaks is beneficial to maximising productivity and provides some guidelines to follow when taking breaks.
How often have you been in a situation where you realise slap bang in the middle of the month that you’re late paying an important bill? And when you check your bank account to see if you can pay you are hit with a wave of dread? Readers of this article may not be in that situation regularly in their lives today, but most of us have been there at some point, and probably know others that are regularly confronted by this and can sympathise.
The arrest of Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of Renault, in Tokyo on Monday 19 November has somewhat diverted attention away from ongoing diplomatic efforts to strengthen business ties between France and Japan.
Thanks to more and more societies embracing gender diversity and equal opportunity, the world is in a better place now than it was just a decade ago. Today, more women are making history and effecting change in areas such as business, economics, health, sports, entertainment, philanthropy, government and foreign policy.
Mobile payments hit the mass market in 2014 with the introduction of Apple Pay and was hailed as the next revolution in payments. Partnerships with major payment providers such as American Express, MasterCard and Visa meant that the innovation was anticipated to make a major impact on consumers straight from launch.