As we make our way through 2016 and all the exciting payment innovations that come along with it, it is always prudent to be mindful of what came before.
This infographic from Choice Loans, traces the history of payments all the way back to 450 B.C. What would the creators of metal coins think of our current payments landscape? Well, for starters, they would probably be beaming with pride to see their product still being one of the most popular ways of paying.
As the countdown to Christmas begins, Jim Wadsworth, managing director at Accura, pinpoints five ways businesses can prevent fraud and avoid targeted risks.
Payment terminals have stayed the same over the last 10 years, with steady advances in contactless and mobile wallet transactions. Retailers and brands are making a conscious effort to get closer to consumers.
Insurers went online a long time ago, but one of the major challenges has been creating an online experience that can handle the relatively complex insurance “form-filling” process. Jonathan Attwood, CEO of Fospha, explains how his company's toolset can help insurers more accurately track their customers' behaviour.
In this guest post, Lee Britton, commercial director of Prepaid Financial Services, contrasts the fortunes of fintech startups that choose to scale with the backing of major banks with those that opt to go it alone.