Year: 2016

  • Guy Davies appointed as first Advisory Board member

    Guy Davies appointed as first Advisory Board member

    Insignis Cash Solutions is delighted to announce the formation of its Advisory Board along with the appointment of its first member, Guy Davies, advising on the charity sector. The Advisory Board will include multidisciplinary industry experts who will provide the “technical DNA” to support the business as it continues to grow, advising on strategic development and…

  • The banking revolution: a sneak preview

    The banking revolution: a sneak preview

    The recent APIDays London 2016 conference brought together the great and the good from the banking, finance and payment industries as well as programmers and technology specialists. Everyone had one common objective – to be part of a banking revolution. As Chairman of a FinTech company, I often find myself talking to banks, depositors and…

  • Bank of England meets Cambridge tech businesses

    Bank of England meets Cambridge tech businesses

    A group of local Cambridge Business owners and CEOs met on 28th September for a round table discussion lead by a senior representative of the Bank of England. The event was hosted by online currency exchange provider Money Mover at Milton Hall in Cambridgeshire. Insignis CEO, Giles Hutson, attended the event which ranged across topics…

  • Stagflation: The next stage of the UK savings cycle begins by Giles Hutson, CEO

    Stagflation: The next stage of the UK savings cycle begins by Giles Hutson, CEO

    As the school term starts there can be no more excuses for putting things off until ‘after the holiday season’, so we felt now would be a good time to reflect on a key evolution for savers over the summer. We’ve all seen enough column inches on Brexit and the subsequent UK base rate cut…

  • “This sounds like a good idea, doubling the interest you make on money in the bank.”

    “This sounds like a good idea, doubling the interest you make on money in the bank.”

    We are very grateful to Jenny Chapman, of Cambridge Business Magazine, for taking the time to interview CEO Giles Hutson on the story behind Insignis’ creation and finding our place in the thriving Cambridge tech sector. See pages 55-59 of the Cambridge Business Magazine for the full article.

  • Why cash is a key asset class in post-Brexit uncertainty

    Why cash is a key asset class in post-Brexit uncertainty

    The Observer Money website published an article by our CEO Giles Hutson outlining the concept of cash as a key asset class for uncertain times. Giles Hutson – July 19, 2016 – 10:16am The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) this week published findings outlining the lowest interest rates offered by providers of easy access cash savings accounts, as part…

  • Managing your cash in uncertain times

    Managing your cash in uncertain times

    There is extraordinary hesitation for investors at the moment as the tangle of geopolitical ramifications unfold after the referendum. It is likely there will be a great deal of economic and financial market uncertainty in the near future. Insignis has assessed the trends we’ve seen in the last few weeks and compiled a guide to the key financial…

  • Savers urged to move to Fixed-Rate bonds by www.thisismoney.co.uk

    Savers urged to move to Fixed-Rate bonds by www.thisismoney.co.uk

    THISISMONEY.CO.UK – SYLVIA MORRIS With hints from the governor of the Bank of England that base rates could drop CEO Giles Hutson gave an interview with Sylvia Morris of www.thisismoney.co.uk where he urged savers to fix their interest rate. “Savers could earn an extra £50 over the next year by using a fixed-rate bond to…

  • Cash has strong appeal during volatile times

    Cash has strong appeal during volatile times

    Brexit is the latest cause of volatility for investors. everyinvestor.co.uk gave a voice to Giles Hutson’s perspective on the effect on cash: At Insignis, we see Brexit as the latest, albeit extreme example of a broader theme of volatility in the capital markets in recent years. With the increased volatility the Referendum has occasioned, we see…

  • Actively managed cash beats a FTSE 100 tracker, even long term

    Actively managed cash beats a FTSE 100 tracker, even long term

    Two articles recently published from Radio4’s Moneybox presenter Paul Lewis make for a fascinating summary on the superior performance of thoughtfully placed cash vs a FTSE 100 tracker over time. He argues that up to a 20 year investment horizon “well managed active cash beat a FTSE100 tracker more often than not. And unlike a…