Equens has successfully exchanged the first SEPA transactions based on the European Automated Clearing House Association’s (EACHA’s) Interoperability Framework with Iberpay, Spain and Seceti, Italy. The parties are the first from a group of clearing and settlement mechanisms (CSMs) that announced in October 2007 they have establishing interoperability between each other. More bilateral interoperability agreements are expected to go live within the coming weeks.
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.