Finance

ATM

UK’s ATMs disappear as digital cash edges closer

FINTECH firm Intergiro has conducted a study to find which UK regions have seen the biggest decline in cash machines since 2018. Using data from...
Greenwashing HSBC ad in Bristol

More greenwashing comes to light in HSBC ads

THE UK's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has taken its first action against a bank for greenwashing. It has banned two HSBC ads for misleading claims...
Investment pitch, startup, private markets

Is standardisation the next big thing in private markets?

By SERKAN FERAH IN RECENT years there has been rapid growth in private markets — and specifically in venture capital. Investments have increased, while founders are...
Holdun Family Office Bahamas team

Generating wealth for generations: a family office like no other

HOLDUN Family Office is tucked away in an idyllic part of the Caribbean, helping generational clients to preserve and grow their wealth — sounds...
Banxe unites crypto and cash

Banxe unites crypto and cash with a ‘world-first’ innovation

THE WORLD’S first financial platform uniting cash and crypto has been unveiled by Banxe, unlocking the potential of crypto as a payment method. Banxe allows...
Money, squeeze, SME borrowing

£672bn of SME borrowing is unprotected: Legal & General

LEGAL & GENERAL estimates a business protection gap of £672bn for SMEs — with an overall gap estimated to extend into the trillions. Following their...
Angel investor graphic

Ex-Apple adviser to meet Scottish female founders

RON WEISSMAN, a former senior executive at Apple and adviser to the late Steve Jobs, will meet with a group of Scottish-based female company...
Decentralised Finance, DeFi, institutional investment

Cryptocurrency: The future of institutional investment?

By MARTHA REYES THE DECEMBER Federal Reserve minutes, released this month, confirmed the Fed would end the purchase of bonds by March and seek to...
Crowdfunding graphic

SMEs ‘turn to crowdfunding to fuel growth out of the pandemic’

SMEs ARE more likely to choose non-traditional ways of accessing capital, including crowdfunding (32 percent) or offering investment opportunities to employees (30 percent), than...
Gambling sector 5MLD

Security and gambling sector: ‘costly’ directive gains ground

OPERATORS in the gaming and gambling sector are on average 66 percent of the way through their fifth anti-money laundering directive (5MLD) implementation programmes. That...