Monthly Archives: August 2018

Reformed Fraudster Now Fighting Fraud

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By PYMNTSPosted on August 31, 2018 Most people’s first job was babysitting, or delivering the paper, or perhaps working at a local shop. But none of those jobs really appealed to a young Tony Sales – because they weren’t lucrative enough. Fraud, on the other hand, paid extremely well, a fact he learned at the age of 13 when he embarked on his

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NEW REPORT: Citi On The Need For X-Border Payments Speed

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By PYMNTSPosted on August 30, 2018 When it comes to expanding operations, it pays to think globally. As more companies take their operations to the world stage, a growing group of international players will need to find fast and secure ways to pay their business partners in other countries. Because no matter which side of a transaction they may be on, cross-border

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With Patent Filing, Square Circles Cryptos For Payments At POS

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By PYMNTSPosted on August 29, 2018 Much has been made about cryptocurrencies and the speculation that has marked trading activity in that arena. Much has been made about the fact that, insofar as they can be used in everyday commerce, cryptocurrencies have not made much headway. That may be about to change if payments firm Square gets its way. The company has a patent

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India Payment And Commerce Competition Heats Up

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By PYMNTS Posted on August 28, 2018 Payments and commerce competition in India is quickly heating up in 2018, with Google the latest company to make a major play there as it eyes further expansion in Asia. Google said that Tez, its digital payment app designed for the Indian market, will be rebranded as Google Play, which already operates in 20 countries. Google also said

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NPP CEO On Australia’s Real-Time Payments Platform

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By PYMNTSPosted on August 28, 2018 The half-year mark. It’s a good place to take stock and reflect on a manner of things: Romance. Job performance. New payments platforms. It’s been six months since New Payments Platform (NPP) Australia went live, where a few intrepid, traditional financial institutions (FIs) and financial services providers embraced a brave new world of — among other things — instant payments.

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Fixing The Last Mile Of The Global Payments Supply Chain

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By PYMNTSPosted on August 23, 2018 A chain is only as strong as its weakest link, and the global supply chain is no exception. Companies worldwide engaged in cross-border trade are quickly learning how disruptions from the escalating trade war can cause a logistical domino effect, impacting global deliveries and causing delays in payments. The new Global Payments Architecture Report™ highlights how companies — including a player

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4 Benefits of Using a Recruitment Agency for Your Job Search

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By Jessie Randhawa For many years there has been somewhat of a stigma surrounding recruiters and recruitment agencies. Why? This is mostly due to those who may have had a bad experience with recruiters in the past; recruiters who come across as very sales focused rather than wanting to put great candidates with equally great companies. However, choosing the right recruitment agency and

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4 Ways To Create A Happy Workplace

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Written by Jessie Randhawa Companies with happy employees outperform their competition by 20% It makes sense for your employees to be more motivated in the work they do, if they are happy in their working environment. The outcome of a happy workplace is not only great for business, but also for the wellbeing of your employees. After all a happy workplace

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How To Be Productive At Work

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Studies show that in the United Kingdom alone, 12.5 million working days were lost due to work-related stress in 2016/17. Being stressed at work and your productivity is tied hand in hand. If you are feeling overly stressed because of your work then this leads you to be less productive, trapping you in a vicious cycle. However, there are things you

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Procurement Digitization Doesn’t Have An Endgame

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By PYMNTSPosted on August 22, 2018 Organizations know by now that enhanced and efficient procure-to-pay processes can save money and boost efficiency. But how, and by how much? A new report from The Hackett Group aims to put some definitive numbers behind the trend to uncover just how beneficial an enhanced procurement strategy can be. In its report, “Raising the World-Class Bar in Procurement Through

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