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smart contracts

The core principles of smart contracts

Frederik De Breuck, Presales Director and Business Assurance BeLux, Head of the EMEIA Blockchain Innovation Center at Fujitsu Technology Solutions reveals his thoughts on the core principles of smart contracts
local authorities

Using data analytics to create new opportunities for local authorities

Steve Shirley, Vice President of Public Sector at Mastercard provides insight into using data analytics to create new opportunities for local authorities
Bitcoin

What is Bitcoin Cryptocurrency?

Bitcoin this, Blockchain that. All we ever hear about lately is cryptocurrencies and how they are going to transform the world. But what exactly is cryptocurrency and how does it work?
blockchain payments

Nuggets teams up with QFPay to signal further progress in China

UK blockchain payments and ID platform teams up with QFPay, a Chinese mobile payment solution provider
economic growth

Time to “include the excluded” and ensure full participation in economic growth

Bev Hurley, Chair of the Institute of Economic Development (IED) argues that now is the time to “include the excluded” and ensure their full participation in economic growth
Future of Europe

The future of Europe: The Euro

Eva Maydell MEP, Group of the European People’s Party (Christian Democrats) shares her interesting views on the future of Europe, focussing on its most symbolic element, the Euro
london tech companies

London startups suffer from tech talent shortage

A new survey from Studio Graphene in partnership with City RoadCommunications has shown staffing challenges and concerns to be the biggest factor in holding back London tech companies 
blockchain shipping platform

Oslo based blockchain platform launches first ICO crowd token presale to fund delivery service

An Oslo based blockchain shipping platform, Triwer, has announced the launch of their first ICO crowd token pre-sale later this month to fund their innovative delivery service
cryptocurrency investment

Cryptocurrency investment: let’s dig a little deeper

The hype of the cryptocurrency investment markets, in particular Bitcoin, has been luring investors seeking high percentage returns. Within these digital currency asset class, certain cryptocurrencies have gone on to make as much as 3000% returns in a matter of weeks.
Hypothekarbank Lenzburg

Swiss bank first to offer business accounts to blockchain and crypto companies

A 150-year-old bank in Switzerland, Hypotherkarbank Lenzburg, has modernised its approach and announced that they will be launching a series of services that adopt blockchain technology and crytocurrencies
compliant policies

The importance of having established GDPR-compliant policies

Andrew Cowling, Channel Marketing Specialist at Fujitsu Scanners imparts his expertise on why it is important to consider digital processes to help towards GDPR-compliance...
NHS procurement

NHS procurement process must change, says O’Donovan

Matt O’Donovan, CEO of WiFi SPARK, discusses his views on NHS procurement in this Open Access Government article 
citizen debt

A holistic view of citizen debt is crucial to collection

Gary Bell, Executive Director of Civica, advises how councils can better collect the large sums of money owed to them in this article 
tax relief

8 in 10 transport firms eligible for Research and Development tax relief

Recent findings from Catax, a specialist tax relief firm, has revealed that the majority of transport firms in the UK could claim for Research and Development (R&D) relief, but only a quarter are aware it even exists
cryptoassets

Cryptoassets Taskforce meets for the first time

Senior leaders from government and the financial regulators were present, including representatives from HM Treasury, the FCA and the Bank of England
IFISAs

Majority of savers misunderstand benefits of IFISAs

61% of UK savers acknowledge possibility of higher returns and better interest rates with IFISAs, but majority still don’t understand the service
blockchain resolution

European Parliament passes a blockchain resolution

Members of the European Parliament passed a blockchain resolution by the Industry, Research and Energy Committee on Wednesday (16 May)
Fintech envoy for Northern Ireland

Fintech envoy for Northern Ireland appointed

Georgina O’Leary, Director of Innovation, Research and Development at Allstate has been appointed as the government’s new fintech envoy for Northern Ireland
cryptocurrency adverts

The impact of social media cryptocurrency adverts bans on the market

The relationship between social media and cryptocurrency is proving to be one with a considerable amount of controversy, twists and turns, David Sapper takes a closer look, in this article
trade finance deal

HSBC use blockchain technology to complete first trade finance deal

Global banking giant, HSBC completed the first ever trade finance deal using blockchain technology.

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