Working in partnership with some of its customers, The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has launched its fully integrated supplier finance platform to complement its supply chain finance proposition. RBS says that its supplier finance platform delivers a working capital solution, whereby suppliers to an accredited buyer can receive immediate settlement of their receivable at a discounted rate, following buyer approval of their invoice. The company claims that this competitive financing proposition can assist both buyer and supplier in maximising value in their supply chain. The solution provides online access and visibility of transactions to both the buyer and supplier.
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.