What’s new? News & Updates from BRC Consulting

Card costs increase …. AGAIN!

What's new? It seems that no sooner have we adjusted to one change, than there is another around the next corner. The next development to brace yourselves for, is the increase in scheme fees that MasterCard and Visa have announced will take place in April this year....

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Unprecedented public sector activity!

What's new? Since the increase in merchant acquiring (card processing) costs** in 2015/16, we have seen unprecedented local authority activity, in a bid to secure improved services and reduce council costs. BRC have completed over 95 local authority projects in the...

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US based biotechnology company appoints BRC

What's new? A global US corporation, involved in the development and manufacture of therapies to combat serious neurological, autoimmune and rare diseases, approached BRC with a view to exploring the benefits of a best market practice review of its UK based...

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Surcharges will be prohibited from 13 January 2018

What's new? The EU Payment Services Directive (PSD2) will make it illegal for any organisation to charge customers for paying with a debit or credit card in the EU. This directive has already been incorporated into UK law, following a vote in parliament in March and...

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Multi-national dumps spreadsheets in favour of a TMS

What's new? BRC were invited to assist Group Treasury in implementing a more integrated treasury and cash management business process model in order to: introduce one time data entry to improve transaction processing and control automate existing manual processes and...

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US based pharmaceutical and healthcare company appoints BRC

What's new? The scope of the project includes travel and entertaining cards (both credit and charge cards) and cards in relation to general procurement spend. In addition, alternatives to existing card payment channels based on physical cards will be considered,...

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