GlobalTrade Corporation (GTC) will start licensing its letter of credit (LC) monitor/trade services update (TSU) database to banks for use on bank’s trade finance portals. Since 1999 the website has been providing information about the practical aspects of payment instruments in international trade.
Over 700 articles have been published on trade finance and trade services topics by editors in over 30 countries who handle documentary credits, standby LCs, bank guarantees, documentary collections, and the surrounding legal issues on a daily basis. All this knowledge has been organised into a searchable database. The database is now available to corporate clients through their respective banks.
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.