Friday 01 June 2018 by Liz Lumley
We are delighted to be partnering with Magna Carta Communications on a report mapping the UK digital skills gap. The report, as Simon notes below, is an important step, not just in quantifying the shortages and shining light onto key areas of scarcity but also in terms of informing future policy and corporate strategy. The
Thursday 03 May 2018 by Liz Lumley
I had the pleasure of joining the judging panel for a recent Stemettes hackathon run with Schroders. It was the most fun I’ve had at an event in ages (bearing in mind that FinTECHTalents hasn’t run yet…) and if you are thinking that the challenge of creating a mobile app to encourage Savings and Investing
As Nick Clegg, former deputy prime minister of the UK, noted during a keynote at the Innovate Finance Global Summit (IFGS) in London, attitudes towards the dream of the internet are in danger of souring. The promise of tech driven progress has been tainted and, as the narrative goes, been scuppered by corporate interests, an engine
In and amongst numerous conversations around innovation and ecosystems across many panels at the Innovate Finance Global Summit (IFGS), the issue of tech talent was mentioned again and again. Great ideas, customer centricity, new business models, innovative tech are not driven by machines (yet) but by humans. Institutions (big and small) flagged the issue of
Technology has enabled and catalysed a new and improved range of financial services. Now is the time to explore how the art of the possible can be applied to meeting the challenges and needs of the non-millennial.
I recently came across a very thoughtful read by Citi Group titled “Women in the Economy II”. It is a follow up to a previous report, “Women in the Economy: Global Growth Generators” published in 2015. The report made the case for gender equity from an economic perspective and concluded that “significant but achievable reductions