Accuity has announced an enhancement to its financial institution data and routing information database, Global Payment File-Plus (GPF-Plus), enabling users to further expedite their payment processes for UK-originating transactions. The database now indicates the sort codes that participate in the Faster Payments Service (FPS) with notifications residing in the Routing Attributes File. Leveraging such information, the company says that GPF-Plus can be used to further streamline payment processing. FPS enables banking customers to use the Internet or phone to make an electronic payment and runs alongside existing payments in schemes such as BACS and CHAPS.
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.