Consulting Sector Expands 4.5% as Industry Supports Clients to Recover and Build Back From the Pandemic and Exports Double Reveals MCA
- Management consultancy growth rate for 2020 was 4.5% following an increase in client work in both the private and public sector following COVID-19, according to the latest MCA Annual Industry Report - Exports have doubled, with significant growth outside Europe, as UK cements its position as a leading global consulting hub and delivers more services remotely
Trackwise Designs' FY20 results show a resilient response to the pandemic while management expanded IHT capacity to meet the requirements of a multi-million order from an undisclosed UK electric vehicle (EV) OEM. This OEM has recently extended its supply and manufacture agreement with Trackwise from three years to four, increasing the total value by £16m to up to £54m. We note that the volume ramp-up under this agreement has been delayed by a... more
LPA Group, the capital market technology and innovation leader, today announced the expansion of its French office with two new senior hires: Michael Lemke as Head of Client Delivery Solutions and Vincent Stefanović as Client Director Sales for the Buy-Side. Based in Paris, Michael and Vincent will join Thomas Geist, Senior Sales Account Manager, in promoting LPA Group’s innovative technology solutions for financial services and supporting the... more
TCS Launches Quartz? for Markets to Help Exchanges and Financial Institutions Innovate with Tokenized Assets
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, announced the general availability of Quartz™ for Markets, designed to help Market Infrastructure Institutions (MIIs) such as exchanges, depositories, central banks, payment infrastructures, private banks, custodians and issuers, offer end-to-end next generation services around
Digital Cross-border Remittances to Reach $428 Billion in 2025, as Digital Solutions Prove Resilient During Pandemic
A new report from Juniper Research has found that digital cross-border remittances will grow from $295 billion in 2021 to $428 billion in 2025, with digital transactions returning to pre-pandemic values by 2022.
A new study from Juniper Research has found that the global conversational commerce spend over RCS messaging will reach $27 billion by 2025; rising from less than $10 million in 2021.
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In FY20 and into H121, 4iG has continued to execute at pace, with a series of acquisitions that will transform the group once the acquisition of DIGI Group, a leading telecoms services provider, closes in Q321. 4iG's strategy is focused on three pillars: IT services; telecoms & infrastructure; and space & defence. The group continues to scale in Hungary, with a target to become the market leader, but we also expect 4iG to develop a more... more
European Retail Banks Need to Reduce their Costs by over £25 Billion to Improve Profitability Following the Pandemic, According to Kearney Research
Analysis from global consultancy partnership Kearney has found that retail banks will need to reduce costs by €35-€45 billion (£25-£32 billion) within the next 3 to 5 years to regain profitability. To do so will require the transformation of operating models to improve the cost-to-income ratio (CIR).
Ignition, the global provider of advice technology, and Altus Consulting, specialist provider of consultancy services to the financial services sector, have today launched a blueprint for improving the use of digital capabilities in the financial advice market.
Synechron and Campus Pride Partner to Promote and Align Diversity Initiatives and Expand LGBTQ Career Opportunities
Synechron, Inc., a leading digital transformation consulting firm focused exclusively on the financial services industry, today announced its new partnership with Campus Pride, the leading national non-profit organization for student leaders and campus groups working to create a safer college enviro
New Survey Indicates UK Businesses are on The Road To Recovery With Plans to Step Up B2B Spending to Drive Growth
Today, American Express unveiled the Global Business Spend Indicator (GBSI), its new survey of global businesses conducted with the Centre for Business and Economic Research (CEBR).
Forensic Risk Alliance (FRA) Expands Paris Office with Financial Investigations Expert from the French National Financial Prosecutor’s Office
Forensic Risk Alliance (FRA), a forensic accounting and data governance consultancy specialising in international and complex investigations, compliance and disputes, is pleased to announce that Uriel Goldberg has joined the firm’s global forensic accounting team as a director, based in Paris. Uriel joins after five years serving as forensic accounting expert in the French National Financial Prosecutor’s Office (PNF).
EQS is making good progress on building a substantial presence in both corporate compliance and investor relations, growing its SaaS and annual recurring revenue streams. With a platform approach that allows for cross- and up-selling, this is a scalable business model in growing markets, driven by digitisation and regulation. The implementation of whistleblowing regulation in the EU during 2021 gives a clear opportunity for the group to extend... more