Every time you receive a personalised recommendation on your favourite streaming platform, use Google maps to calculate the fastest route somewhere on the basis of traffic density or communicate with your digital ‘personal assistant’ you’re making use of Artificial Intelligence (AI).Continue reading
Virtually every kind of business operating in the year 2021 will find itself caught up in a data revolution which is changing everything from how people entertain themselves to how they shop, exercise, and even control their household appliances.Continue reading
If you sell your goods and services around the globe, then you will know how complex navigating the rules and regulations of different markets can be. So, how has Brexit impacted on international business payments? Are there any positives?Continue reading
Any business which buys and sells via non-cash payments such as debit and credit cards needs to be aware of Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2). This is a new EU regulation which came into force on 31st December 2020, and will apply in the UK from 14th September 2021.Continue reading
The use of cash to make payments was something which was already in decline on a global basis before the COVID-19 pandemic forced businesses to change the way they operate.
According to McKinsey, global cash transactions dropped from 89% of all transactions, to 77% in the five years leading up to 2018. While, over the five years between 2012 and 2017, the use of credit and debit cards as a payment method, almost doubled – rising from 5% to 9%.Continue reading