CGI Group, a provider of information technology and business process services, was issued a patent in the US for CGI Trade360. The patent protects CGI’s exclusive rights to the object-oriented trade finance system designed to support clients with global, large-scale transactional workflow.
“CGI has proved itself to be ahead of the curve in trade finance, delivering Trade360 as a Software as a Service in a highly-secure, community cloud for over 10 years,” said Steven Starace, vice president, CGI. “This patent underscores our commitment to driving innovation in the trade services market and delivering solutions that meet our clients’ evolving business needs, so they can stay up-to-date with technological and functional advances at significantly reduced total cost of ownership.”
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.