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  • 5 Top Tips in preparing for your job interview

    Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by Laura ReeveNo comments

    Receiving the good news that you have been invited for an interview is the first step in securing your dream role! The next step is to have a great interview and the key to this is to make sure you are prepared. Preparation will ensure that you are able to show all your best qualities and leave a lasting impression. Here are our top tips: 1. Location of interview Once you have the interview ...

  • The growth of Cyber risk & the difficulties of underwriting an intangible risk

    Posted on Friday, June 16, 2017 by Rebecca OliverNo comments

    The recent Cyber-attack involving digital criminals asking for a ransom is proof that Cyber-crime can no longer be referred to as just a "Threat" or as a topical subject that we mention on the agenda of a boardroom meeting. It is here and it’s spreading like the plague...for all those that are less prepared. In the UK, the National Health Services (NHS) was the most affected, causing much ...

  • MiFID II exposes the need for a regulatory reporting solution

    Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2017 by David WoolcockNo comments

    “MiFID II and MiFIR will change the way banks around the world do business —particularly with respect to the scope of data, communications formats and records that must be maintained.” -Bloomberg Responding efficiently to the dramatic changes that MiFID II will bring in January 2018 is key to ensuring your organisation continues to succeed and remains profitable. As a bank or branch/subsidiary ...

  • Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Deep Learning

    Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2017 by Kevin RichmondNo comments

    It is no secret that the traditional (re)insurance firms have a reputation of reluctance to adopt and adapt to new technologies.  However, here we are, in the 21st century and technology is shaping as well as transforming our whole world and fast, and it does not intend to slow down for anyone. Some of the most progressive (re)insurers are starting to pay attention to ‘InsurTech’ and in doing so ...

  • An alarming thought for attendees at the forthcoming International Banking Conference 2017 hosted by the Association of Foreign Banks.

    Posted on Thursday, May 4, 2017 by David WoolcockNo comments

    In the FT today comes the news that UK branches of foreign banks will have to adhere to whistleblowing rules that allow staff to voice concerns to City watchdogs without having to tell their employers. With the proximity of the implementation of MiFID II and anecdotal evidence pointing to a slow start to projects, or a scrapping of earlier projects and a re-start of the process, many will ...

  • Employee Benefits – what’s in store for 2017?

    Posted on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 by Kevin RichmondNo comments

    2016 was a challenging year for captives with much attention being placed on Solvency II, BEP’s and Employee Benefits (EB). Now 2017 is in full swing, it is clear to see that last year’s three hot topics are going to continue as trends in the market for the foreseeable future. Following on from the discussions at the European Captive Forum late in 2016, we are reflecting on each of these areas.  ...

  • The Global Code of Conduct for FX phase 2 rises on the horizon

    Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 by David WoolcockNo comments

    I have the privilege to serve on the BIS FXWG Market Participants Group (MPG) that is crafting the Global Code of Conduct for FX. Interest in the Code is being expressed by market participates of all shapes and sizes alongside those being engaged in multiple roles across the Foreign Exchange industry. As recently stated by Guy Debelle, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia. "We are on ...

  • Businesses are forgetting why they are investing in CRM

    Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 by Kathryn EmersonNo comments

    Very few companies would not include ‘great customer service’ on their list of key ingredients that are essential for success. Great customer service builds strong and lasting relationships, demonstrates a greater understanding of modern customer needs, adds a personal human touch and infuses positivity within the business and its customers. It’s critical for attracting repeat customers and ...

  • 3 areas of Customer Service that should always be considered when striving to be the best.

    Posted on Monday, April 3, 2017 by Kathryn EmersonNo comments

    Eurobase prides itself on being an organisation that provides a reliable, mindful and personal approach to business.  This includes our products and services alike. As we joined the Customer Happiness Tour with Freshdesk in June at Chelsea FC, it was clear to see that simply providing a satisfying customer experience is no longer enough.   Organisations need to be thinking outside of the box and ...

  • The Fellowship of the Corporate TMS…

    Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by David WoolcockNo comments

    In a previous blog “One Code to bind them all…”, it was noted that the Global Code covers all participants in the Foreign Exchange market – “Banks, Financial Institutions, Corporates, Alternative Liquidity Providers and Platforms”. Indeed one code to bind us all! For the Corporate Tower and many corporate treasurers this is a new adventure.  They have traditionally been more concerned with ...