Radius Computer Services and Bottomline Technologies have announced a partnership to deliver Financial Resource Management (FRM) solutions to the UK government, which is facing a 2005 deadline to put all its services online. The combination of Radius’ government experience with Bottomline’s Web-based FRM solutions will provide a ‘complete electronic transaction solution for the UK’s public sector’, the firm said. Radius already supplies over 200 of the UK’s 450 local authorities with applications covering e-government financials, e-payments/income management/cash receipting, e-procurement, e-billing, e-forms, secure transactional portals, intelligence-led fraud investigation and debt management.
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.