The Economist Group has selected Bottomline’s payments automation platform to streamline the initiation and disbursement of vendor payments. According to Bottomline, the payments automation platforms allow organizations to transition from paper-based payments to more efficient electronic payments. The Economist Group, which produces a series of global publications including The Economist and CFO, can streamline, monitor and control the entire payment cycle from a single technology platform.
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.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.