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The UK is still the No.1 Fintech ecosystem in the world. This is according to a recent report published by GOV.UK’s Department for International Trade. The Fintech industry adds around £7 billion to the UK economy and employs more than 60,000 people across the country. More than a third of the top 50 international Fintech companies are based in the UK across various technologies, including mobile payments, peer-to-peer...
Staff are the single most valuable ‘resource’ of any business. Their motivation and engagement in the company has clear impacts on its success . Fortunately, employee motivation and engagement do not rely on indulgent rewards, nor on ruling your workforce with an iron fist. The best approach for motivating employees and thus driving your business forward is to build a culture of accountability. With employee performance...
Blog by CEO Marcel van Oost - FinTechFans.com Award-winning New York Times and Wall Street Journal contributor,  Ron Chernow , once said,  “Market corrections, although painful at the time, are actually a very healthy part of the whole mechanism, because there are always speculative excesses that develop, particularly during a long bull market.” The start of 2018 has not been kind to the cryptocurrency markets,...
FinTech internships is not a term you hear thrown around very often. Although more commonly associated with professional vocations in medicine, finance and engineering in recent history, business across all industries have adopted internships as a recruitment tool. Internships have moved on from the trade Guilds of the Middle Ages that taught members a specific trade, but are still broadly structured around training, supervision and...