Secure Travel Concepts – Why We Still Use Cash
Jun07

Secure Travel Concepts – Why We Still Use Cash

Secure Travel is something that all of us aspire to, but how does that translate to our banking habits? Well – despite a growing international travel market, things like hidden fees, poor customer service, fear of fraud and the fear of the dreaded card block still encourage consumers to travel with large sums of foreign currency. Having fallen from a peak of £230.1m in 2008, the total value of international fraud losses has...

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Everyday Spending Concepts – Overlooking The Golden Egg.
Jun05

Everyday Spending Concepts – Overlooking The Golden Egg.

Everyday Spending is an area often overlooked. Customer demands have changed and yet banks have not delivered the highly desirable personalised and inter-connected digital experiences that we are now used to. Lack of personalisation in the current account space is becoming increasingly apparent to consumers. This has led to a plethora of new tech-oriented entrants attempting to steal market share with differentiated everyday spending...

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FINkit People Series: Gareth Sullivan
Jun01

FINkit People Series: Gareth Sullivan

In this ongoing quickfire ‘behind the scenes’ series, we meet FINkit people from across the business, giving you a flavour of who we are and what we do.   Gareth Sullivan is a Software Engineer at FINkit in our Cardiff office. Hi Gareth and thanks for your time! It’s the usual 5 questions so that people can get to know more about who you are and what you do at FINkit …   1. In a nutshell, what’s an...

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Digital Concepts for Retail Banks – Execute on Innovation
May30

Digital Concepts for Retail Banks – Execute on Innovation

Ever sat in your office, pondering over digital concepts for retail banks and thought ‘I wonder what an awesome savings proposition would look like in pictures?’or ‘which partners would I pull together to form the best in market travel proposition?’ … then help is at hand. We’ve authored a book called ‘Execute on innovation’ and the 127-page masterpiece is jam-packed full of ideas that we can help you bring to life quickly...

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FINkit People Series: Mike Elias
May01

FINkit People Series: Mike Elias

In this ongoing quickfire ‘behind the scenes’ series, we meet FINkit people from across the business, giving you a flavour of who we are and what we do.   Mike Elias is a Software Engineer at FINkit in our Cardiff office.  Thanks for joining us today Mike! It’s the usual 5 questions so that people can get to know more about you and your role at FINkit …   1. In a nutshell, what’s an average day for...

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FINkit Teen Tech Accelerator
Apr27

FINkit Teen Tech Accelerator

Today is National Take Your Child to Work Day and at FINkit, we joined in early – running our own Teen Tech Accelerator a couple of weeks ago in the Easter Holidays so as not to detract from our children’s school work, especially as it has still to really take on in the UK as much as the US and they’d otherwise be missing a normal school day. Our objective was to really bring to life ‘a day at FINkit’ so rather than spending a day...

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FINkit People Series: Hin Chua
Apr02

FINkit People Series: Hin Chua

In this ongoing quickfire ‘behind the scenes’ series, we meet FINkit people from across the business, giving you a flavour of who we are and what we do.   Hin Chua is a Developer Evangelist at FINkit in our London office. Hi Hin and thanks for taking the time to answer our 5 questions. 1. In a nutshell, what’s an average day for you? First off, I usually start by telling people that I’m kind of like engine oil…...

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The Open Banking Opportunity
Mar15

The Open Banking Opportunity

In Q1 of this year, the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) issued its final order ‘The Retail Banking Market Investigation Order 2017’ which sets out a package of reforms to deliver ‘Open Banking’ to the UK retail banking market, including the use of APIs. The aim is to enable consumers to share their own banking data with other banks to drive competition and transparency in the financial services market. Although this will...

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FINkit People Series: Collette Bryant
Mar01

FINkit People Series: Collette Bryant

In this ongoing quickfire ‘behind the scenes’ series, we meet FINkit people from across the business, giving you a flavour of who we are and what we do.   Collette Bryant is an HR Manager at FINkit in our London office.   Thanks for giving us your time today, Collette. Here come the 5 quickfire questions! 1. In a nutshell, what’s an average day for you? People, people, people! I engage with a lot of people...

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FINkit People – The Power Behind The Brand
Feb20

FINkit People – The Power Behind The Brand

FINkit People are dedicated, hard-working and forward thinking. Hear directly from them and see for yourself why FINkit is so special.   Only FINkit provides everyone – from emerging FinTech to global bank – everything they need to design, build and run secure and compliant services using cloud-based technology.  FINkit’s unique Compliance Framework and Pipeline enables the enforcement of bank-grade governance, risk...

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