Picking up the pieces – Wells Fargo woes and the rise of the challenger banks.

On the 7th February 2019, Wells Fargo became the latest victim of technical woes. Customers were left unable to use their debit cards or access their online accounts. In today’s constantly-connected world, this technical failure is about much more than inconvenience – it’s about broken trust. And that broken trust seems to have driven huge […]

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Cyber insurance and staying relevant

Cyber insurance and staying relevant

72% of large firms experienced a cyber-attack in the past twelve months. Cyber insurance market is set to top $14 billion globally by 2022 For cybercrime insurers, it’s clear that there’s an identified demand for their coverage, and that business is booming. But in an industry where technological change shifts faster than in any other, […]

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The Benefits Balance – what really matters to employees?

The Benefits Balance – what really matters to employees?

Since the financial crisis of 2008, the business of employing staff has seen a seismic shift in the power balance – the candidates are now in the driving seat. The right employee benefits are now a priority for businesses looking to attract (and keep) high caliber candidates. Employers are offering a host of benefits from […]

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Do we need to rethink wealth management for Millennials?

Do we need to rethink wealth management for Millennials?

Two interesting take-aways from a recent seminar on millennials and wealth … firstly ‘millennials want to pay more tax’ – or at least they want to ‘avoid avoidance’ and, secondly, they are less interested in robo-advice and instead want the reassurance of a ‘flesh and blood’ advisor. These are both worthy of further investigation. Are […]

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