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CommentWire
CommentWire

Tax havens: the loopholes disappear

Many wealthy UK citizens currently place money offshore in order to keep it secret and avoid tax. The European Savings and Tax Initiative will make this more difficult, and result in a decline in the amount of UK money held offshore. Fully compliant territories are forecast to lose more than half of the offshore funds and deposits invested by EU citizens.

Published By Datamonitor
12 Mar 2003
CommentWire
CommentWire

HSBC: the world's local bank

HSBC's [HSBA.L] acquisition of the Bank of Bermuda will increase the company's client base and strengthen its Private Banking business in the area. However, the group will need to ensure that any changes it makes do not dissatisfy Bank of Bermuda's loyal customers, who may be wary of HSBC's scale.

Published By Datamonitor
30 Oct 2003
CommentWire
CommentWire

Lloyds TSB: looking at some home improvements

After several disposals in the last year, Lloyds TSB's [LLOY.L] Argentine sale would be yet more evidence of its decision to focus on its core UK market. While cutting back in countries where the bank has limited potential makes sense, Lloyds TSB should not necessarily expect an easy time in its home market.

Published By Datamonitor
09 Jul 2004
Expert View
Expert View

Think big for cashless payments

The concept of cashless transactions appeals to consumers and suppliers alike. It reduces the overheads of handling cash, cuts down on the risk of theft, and the inconvenience of having to find the right amount of change for a vending or car park machine. However, there are a few things that every organization should know about cashless payments before committing to such a scheme.

Published By Datamonitor
05 Sep 2006
ResearchWire
ResearchWire

Banking IT compliance: MiFID spend tops $100 million

Published By Datamonitor
22 Sep 2006
ResearchWire
ResearchWire

Offshore banking: British Isles bankers rely on European business

Published By Datamonitor
02 Jan 2007
Expert View
Expert View

2007 will be one of the most challenging years in contact center outsourcing's history

Coming hot on the heels of UK bank Lloyds TSB's announcement that it is to move its contact center operations from Mumbai to the UK, a new report has revealed that contact center outsourcing providers are set to face tremendous challenges with the emergence of late-adopting vertical markets. Indeed, vendors are struggling to adapt industry-specific solutions to both new and established clients.

Published By Datamonitor
08 Mar 2007
Expert View
Expert View

Speech self-service slowly leaving indelible impact on voice of customer service

Speech recognition technology is becoming increasingly prominent as a cost-cutting and value-enhancing solution for customer care and service enablement. As firms look to improve customer interaction in a cost effective manner, the technology will serve as an adjunct to offshore customer service operations.

Published By Datamonitor
13 Mar 2007
Expert View
Expert View

Identity theft goes upmarket

UK credit reference agency Experian recently revealed that the rise it has seen in identity fraud has coincided with an increase in organized cyber crime. The agency's data has also revealed that a surprisingly large number of consumers were unaware of identity fraud committed against them until they were informed by a financial services firm, which throws up the issue of data theft reporting.

Published By Datamonitor
19 Apr 2007
CommentWire
CommentWire

Phishing: don't get hooked

With one in every 400 emails now a suspected phishing attack, computer users are being encouraged to increase their knowledge, open their eyes, and pay attention. Indeed, as cyberspace has no police force to patrol its endless corridors, individuals and organizations must ensure that they look out for their own interests online.

Published By Datamonitor
25 May 2007

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