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FISCAL Technologies Essential to Scottish Forum Success

Monday 11th June, 2012

The Scottish Forum was launched a year ago and has been an outstanding success with the quarterly meetings attracting attendees from nearly all of Scotland’s authorities, who have responded very positively to having an opportunity to meet and share ideas and best practice.

As the Forum approaches its first year anniversary, its Chairman Garry Stevens, Financial Services Manager at Aberdeen City Council, reflects on what has been achieved to date.

Pre-Pay Fuel Card for the UK marketplace

Thursday 7th June, 2012

The Fuelcard Company, has launched a prepaid fuel card, Diesel Advance, allows users to ‘pay as you go’ through advance online top ups from credit or debit cards or Direct Debit.

Eurozone Crisis Puts the Breaks on Cash Flow

Wednesday 6th June, 2012

The Daily Telegraph has reported that Data from Western Union show that businesses are increasingly shifting payments to the end of the month as they hoard cash and wait for better exchange rates.

In the first quarter of 2012, an average of 31pc more currency exchanges were made during the last five days of the month than those made over the first five days, more than double the level the company considers normal.

Oracle to buy Collective Intellect

Wednesday 6th June, 2012

Oracle has entered into an agreement to purchase Collective Intellect, which helps organisations monitor, understand and respond to consumers’ conversations on Facebook and Twitter