As part of this alliance, Azurian provides Citibank with consulting services to identify the specific needs of customers, develop strategies and provide system integration. Azurian will also provide services aimed at implementing Citibank’s e-Business solutions. In turn, Citibank offers an integrated Internet solution that maximizes management of the supply chain, to the Colombian business community. In addition, the bank facilitates trade between buyers and sellers via the Internet, which enables clients to automate the purchase of indirect materials or MRO (Maintenance Repair and Operations). Citibank is also responsible for developing support and training strategies and for coordinating collaborative commercial efforts. Through this alliance, Citibank and Azurian are able to deliver solutions in a secure environment and tailored to the specific needs of companies. The partnership improves the supply chain process, reducing administrative and operational costs in the management of purchases, sales and trades, while generating additional revenue. It also offers a simple outsourcing mode that does not require a significant licensing investment and is easy to implement and integrate within enterprise systems (it does not require the installation of a large and costly infrastructure.)
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.