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Marcus Hughes, Director of Business Development for Bottomline Technologies, is a senior transaction banker with a successful history of product innovation, thought leadership and business development in a major European bank, a UK clearing bank and prominent technology firms. 

payment factory

Thinking of Deploying a Payment Factory? Here’s Everything You Need to Know Before You Do…

Improving payments and cash management is a constant challenge for organizations, one that grows exponentially more complicated with the rise in globalization. The implementation of a payment factory can go a long way towards easing...

/ November 7, 2018
Open Banking, PSD2

Everything You Need to Know About Open Banking, PSD2 and Other Changes in the UK Payments Landscape

There’s no doubt that initiatives like Open Banking, PSD2 and others are transforming the way businesses pay and get paid. We’re experiencing a time of radical change in the payments landscape. It’s an exciting time...

/ October 3, 2018

5 Reasons to Adopt a Payment Hub

If your treasury team is unfamiliar with the concept of a payment hub, how do you make the case? By starting with the basics, like these five key benefits:

/ November 27, 2017
The Impact of Open Banking

The Impact of Open Banking on the U.K. and Beyond

Open Banking will change the way payments are managed, not just in the UK but around the world. The objective is to improve competition and innovation in the payment industry, which reinforces the UK’s position...

/ October 13, 2017

Ring-fencing: How will it impact UK banks and their corporate customers?

Ring-fencing is a new regulation that requires the largest UK banks to separate their core retail banking services from their investment banking and international banking activities. The changes this shift will require, impacting many customers...

/ October 13, 2017