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Building a Data Analytics capability

Developing a robust data analytics capability within a business, requires a number of important steps that need to be undertaken before embarking on any development programme. There are a couple of key points you must consider when starting this journey.

Target Group signs new deal with Direct Money

Target Group, the financial services outsourcing and software provider, has signed a multi- year deal to provide their omni-channel product and accounting solutions to Direct Money, the financial services digital affinity provider in South East Asia.

Hartmoor launch interview with Mike Newman and Ross Trotman

We catch up with Mike Newman and Ross Trotman from Hartmoor.

Paul Smee, Director General, Council of Mortgage Lenders Interview

We catch up with Paul Smee, Director General of Council of Mortgage Lenders

Are you prepared for the technology revolution?

With Halifax said to be trialling the use of heartbeat monitors to determine a customer’s identity, technology in the financial sector appears to be advancing more quickly than ever. The bank has revealed plans to use special wristbands to check the heartbeat of its customers – something which is completely unique to each individual - before allowing them to access their online banking facilities.

Big Decisions

Business likes its buzz words and one of the most often quoted in recent times has been the term ‘Big Data.’ Definitions of ‘Big Data’ vary but one simple and widely held view is that it refers to the massive volumes of both structured and unstructured data that can be mined to reveal patterns or trends around customer behavior and your interaction with them.

Target Group more than doubles profits in 2014 financial year

Target Group, the financial services outsourcing and software provider, has today revealed it has more than doubled its profits in the 2014 financial year. The company posted EBITDA of £5.5m in 2014 - a £3.3m increase on the 2013 figure of £2.2m. Turnover increased by over £11m over the same period from £34.7m to £46.1m.

Target Group enters UK Structured Products Market as product manufacturer and distributor

Target Group, the financial services outsourcing and software provider, today announces it is entering the UK structured product industry as a new product provider. This move will see Target designing Retail Structured Products and distributing via Intermediaries under the brand “Hartmoor Financial”.

Question and Answer with Richard Thompson, Partner Portfolio Advisory Group at PwC

We catch up with Richard Thompson, Partner Portfolio Advisory Group at PwC.