Edition 292 – May/June 2021
By Business Money group editor Robert Lefroy
So much happening online – and more to come!
Erik Timmermans reports on all the latest webinars organised by World of Open Account
What’s stopping fintechs from using RPA?
ConnectPay CEO Marius Galdikas highlights the benefits of robotic process automation, and the challenges that could be keeping companies from realising its full potential
A new normal
Chris Lee reflects
It’s Elon’s story…
John Brehcist, founder of roundwindow Consultancy Services, continues his examination of cryptocurrencies and similar innovations in light of Tesla’s decision to decline Bitcoin payments for cars
ESG and banking: a chance to rethink strategy
Simon Westcott, a partner at PwC, summarises a new report examining how banks can benefit from adopting robust environmental, social and governance procedures
Recovery to normal levels of activity continues
Mat Oakley, head of commercial research at Savills, provides a summary of the firm’s latest monthly UK Commercial Market In Minutes report
Transitioning back to the office: how will this work out?
Adam Tyler, executive chairman of the Financial Intermediary & Broker Association, considers how working patterns are likely to develop as the UK emerges from the latest COVID-19 lockdown
Open for business?
Norman Chambers, managing director of the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers, looks at how the COVID-19 pandemic has been driving the adoption of open banking
Counsel’s Opinion – Pre-packed lunch
Business Money talks to City barrister Professor Mark Watson-Gandy about the latest developments in pre-pack adminstrations
Closing Thoughts – Don’t go breaking the art
David Grosse, founder and managing director of Number Eight Business Finance, looks at the impact of new technology on firms seeking funding