Payments and Collections

5 opportunities and 1 issue that corporate treasurers have with SEPA

Posted on Oct 23 2014 by

EuroFinance kindly asked be to moderate a conference session in Budapest  entitled “Beyond SEPA”. In harmony with the main conference themes of disruption and innovation the organisers had decided to run it a little differently and they asked me to run the first session in the new format in the main hall. You may be […]

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Build the fairest, most effective collections strategy

Posted on Oct 23 2014 by

As the number of consumers struggling with debt continues to grow, institutions need collections strategies that treat customers fairly, deliver the best business outcomes and minimise operational costs.

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Are regulators now set to turn their attention to anti-money laundering?

Posted on Oct 18 2014 by

Critical success of AML and KYC initiatives have to be underpinned by a combination of vigilance and due-diligence.

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4 payments issues to watch out for after the SEPA migration

Posted on Oct 13 2014 by

EuroFinance has kindly invited me to moderate a session entitled “Open Spaces: Beyond SEPA” at their conference next week. Yesterday, in preparation, I was on a conference call with six treasury experts from businesses across Europe which highlighted issues and opportunities and so promises to make our discussion in Budapest very lively. You may be […]

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5 reasons why you need to take care when using IBANs

Posted on Oct 06 2014 by

The move to global standardisation using ISO2022 XML has meant the adoption of the International Bank Account Number (IBAN) by many countries and organisations. This means the IBAN effectively supplants a country’s domestic bank account data, such as account number and sort code.  

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Five things you might not know about IBAN

Posted on Sep 26 2014 by

Initiatives such as SEPA (Single Euro Payments Area) and the move to global standardisation using ISO2022 XML have led to the adoption of the International Bank Account Number (IBAN). Here are five things you might not know about the IBAN:

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4 types of bank account data errors that may be causing payments failure

Posted on Sep 18 2014 by

Any successful bid to resolve payment failures caused by invalid bank account data hinges on the ability to accurately understand the causes: error types, their frequency and specific category.Without this understanding the error will never be fixed and simply continue. 

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Four reasons why you might be holding invalid bank account data?

Posted on Sep 12 2014 by

Sending and receiving payments are business critical processes and when payments fail the impact on a company’s bottom line can be very serious. One area which causes payment failure but which may be overlooked is in the collection and storage of bank account data. When you collect and manage customer and supplier bank account data […]

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Plug in to Payments FM

Posted on Jul 23 2014 by

Payments FM gets a revamp.

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Turning your credit report into your credit score

Posted on Jun 09 2014 by

Chris McGuckin outlines how your credit report is converted into your credit score.

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