Anti Money Laundering and Customer Due Diligence

Anti Money Laundering and Customer Due Diligence

Anti-money-laundering (AML) refers to procedures, laws and regulations aimed at stopping the generation of income through illicit activities. AML laws – and the consequences for breaching them – are far-reaching. As part of AML regulations, institutions...
The Threat to Traditional Banking

The Threat to Traditional Banking

Fintech is posing a threat to traditional banking. The sector, mostly populated by start-ups, is drawing people away from large financial institutions, and for good reasons. Investment in fintech in the UK, Germany and Sweden is growing, according to reports. And...
The Difference between Management and Leadership

The Difference between Management and Leadership

Some people are managers, some people are leaders and others learn how to achieve their goals. While there are people who inherently have some or all of the qualities needed to engage colleagues and drive projects, there are many other people who make it into those...
What is Quality Assurance

What is Quality Assurance

In business, quality has a pragmatic definition, meaning that something is of standard or superior levels as compared with customer expectations. Without parameters, quality has no specific meaning in a business context. That is why quality assurance is vital to the...
The eWallet Revolution

The eWallet Revolution

In 1979, Michael Aldrich innovated technology to create online shopping. ‘Videotex’ was one of the earliest implementations of an end-user information system and the beginning of e-commerce. It was used until the early 2010s to deliver information – usually text...