Eight major European Banks have joined forces to offer a new cash management service enabling companies to manage financial activity in Europe from a single point of access and with a predefined quality level. UniCash will provide corporate customers with a single gateway for the delivery of cash management services across Europe. In order to meet the requirements of companies in a euro environment, UniCash will be launched during the first quarter of 1999. The eight participating banks are RZB-Austria (Austria); KBC Bank (Belgium); OKOBANK (Finland); Crédit Agricole (France); DG BANK, GZB Bank, SGZ Bank, WGZ Bank (Germany); ICCREA (Italy); Rabobank (The Netherlands) and Lloyds TSB Group (United Kingdom).
UK firms investment in training and development will increase, on average, by a fifth in the next year, claims Robert Half recruitment after interviewing 100 financial services (FS) executives.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.