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The Cross Border Payments Controversy

[fa icon="calendar'] 14-Sep-2016 13:44:37 / by David Woolcock posted in Banking, Blog, MiFID, Regulation, Global Code, Treasury Management, Treasury

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What is the correct price for your dollars, euro’s, yen and sterling (plastic or otherwise!) – a controversy swirls……………….

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Land's End to John O'Groats cycle ride

[fa icon="calendar'] 05-Sep-2016 10:20:35 / by Matthew Wilson posted in News, Blog, Charity, Cycle, Great Britain

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Building Societies - where did it all begin?

[fa icon="calendar'] 26-Aug-2016 12:39:00 / by David Woolcock posted in Banking, Blog, TMS, Treasury Management, Building Societies, Treasury

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Eurobase International Group has recently expanded its presence in the Building Society market through the acquisition of the specialist Building Society software solution Parity Treasury Management

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BEPS – International Tax Compliance for Captives - and their Parent Companies

[fa icon="calendar'] 25-Aug-2016 10:32:15 / by Ilka McHugh posted in Insurance, Captives, Reinsurance, Blog, ILS, Tax

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The OECD BEPS (Base Erosion and Profit Shifting) strategy 2015 is currently being rolled out globally. With many corporations in a preparation phase, the impact on the captive insurance market is starting to cause concern. 

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Going the extra 1000 miles

[fa icon="calendar'] 18-Aug-2016 15:24:14 / by Matthew Wilson posted in Insurance, Banking, Blog, Charity

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I remember vividly watching a BBC TV programme when I was a boy, it was a production regarding the challenge of cycling the entire length of Great Britain. Stretching over 1000 miles from Land's End in Cornwall to the remote town of John O'Groats on the windy northern coast of the Scottish Highlands. It caught my enthusiasm instantly, a physical challenge which seemed way beyond my ability and the opportunity to thoroughly explore the land I call home. Despite the intervening years, the aspiration of one day completing it has not only stayed with me, but grown.

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The aftermath of the referendum vote – what Brexit means so far.

[fa icon="calendar'] 01-Aug-2016 12:36:49 / by Ilka McHugh posted in Insurance, Banking, Reinsurance, Blog, Brexit

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eu-1473958_1920.pngTwo recent articles in the Guardian, both covering the post Brexit situation, got me thinking about the impact so far of the referendum vote.

One of the authors represented the view that “the FTSE has shrugged off a quick post referendum dip” and is now stronger than ever and that the drop in the value of the British pound represents an opportunity for more exports.

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The Fellowship of the Corporate TMS…

[fa icon="calendar'] 28-Jul-2016 11:34:10 / by David Woolcock posted in Banking, TMS, corporates, corporate treasury, Treasury Management, Treasury

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In a previous blog “One Code to bind them all…, it was noted that the Global Code covers all participants in the Foreign Exchange market – “Banks, Financial Institutions, Corporates, Alternative Liquidity Providers and Platforms”. Indeed one code to bind us all!

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A perfect storm

[fa icon="calendar'] 08-Jul-2016 12:10:34 / by Ilka McHugh posted in Insurance, Reinsurance, ILS

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Man-made disasters, NAT-CAT, Reinsurance, ILS and Collateralised Reinsurance – how does all of this fit together?

There is no denying a constantly increasing trend of man-made disasters and NAT-CAT events both in frequency and severity. This can be seen in the charts taken from Swiss Re’s SIGMA 01/2016 publication for the year end 2015.

 

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3 areas of Customer Service that should always be considered when striving to be the best.

[fa icon="calendar'] 30-Jun-2016 16:45:23 / by Kathryn Emerson posted in Clients, Customer Service

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Eurobase prides itself on being an organisation that provides a reliable, mindful and personal approach to business.  This includes our products and services alike.

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4 key things that hirers can learn from Sales – the softer side of business

[fa icon="calendar'] 21-Jun-2016 16:20:17 / by Pippa Drew posted in Recruitment

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Successful sales people will tell you that whatever is being sold, the ‘softer’ aspect of the sale is as important as the process and the product.

When we are recruiting, it is easy to focus on the process and the product (the role), and sometimes the softer aspects can get side-lined, but this is where hirers can take a leaf out of the sales book. If we treat our candidates in the same way as we treat our customers we stand a much better chance of a successful outcome.

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