Blockchain and the Internet of Things, A Revolution in Supply Chain Management

This post was written by Stefan Haase on October 11, 2018

The latest column by Stefan Haase, Director of Whitecap Consulting featured in Business Leader. Keeping and enforcing records and lowering the cost of trust – that critical requirement in so many business transactions – can be immensely powerful in finance and healthcare. In other sectors, further opportunities are created however when the power of blockchain […]

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Milton Keynes delves into FinTech with Metro Bank and Whitecap Consulting

This post was written by Tom Connell on October 10, 2018

  The Milton Keynes business community gathered on the 4th October at Metro Bank Midsummer, to discuss FinTech and innovation. The event drew in a broad range of attendees including, individuals from Invest MK, financial services, solicitors, accountancy firms, and local entrepreneurs for an evening of discussion around technology trends in financial services. Attendees were […]

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Whitecap: More Than Theory and FinTech…

This post was written by Richard Coates on October 9, 2018

Reflections from Whitecap MD Richard Coates Someone one once told me that a business should be clear about “what it wants to be famous for” and “who it wants to be famous with”. At Whitecap, we are clear that we want to be known and recognised as an accessible and affordable strategy consultancy working with mid-sized […]

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Whitecap to deliver keynote at Building Societies Association ‘The Digital Mutual’ conference

This post was written by Tom Connell on September 27, 2018

On 18th October 2018, Whitecap will deliver a keynote speech at the Building Societies Association (BSA) conference. Entitled, ‘The Digital Mutual’, the full day event will focus on Open Banking and the digitisation of financial services. Topics to be covered include building society strategy, legal liability, technology and engaging with FinTechs. Other speakers include Alison […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Whitecap Consulting continues its regional expansion with new offices in Bristol and Newcastle

This post was written by Tom Connell on September 11, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: 11th September 2018 Regional strategy consulting firm Whitecap Consulting has announced it is to open two new satellite offices in Bristol and Newcastle as it enters the latest phase of its regional growth; with aspirations to add further locations in future – most likely in Wales and Scotland. Established in 2012, Whitecap helps […]

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Whitecap to support DIT FinTech Missions to Northern Powerhouse

This post was written by Tom Connell on August 30, 2018

Whitecap is delighted to announce it will be working with the Department for International Trade and Foreign and Commonwealth Office to bring two high profile FinTech missions to the Northern Powerhouse over the next 6 months. In November, a delegation of approximately 15-20 FinTech firms from the Nordic-Baltic region will visit the north for the […]

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3 Secrets for Great Strategic Planning

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Most organisations will run a strategic planning process; many will do so in September and October as a contribution and context setter for the annual budgeting process. Often perceived as a necessary evil, it may: –  be a time-consuming process, –  be expensive, –  feel like it gets in the way of day to day […]

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Living and Breathing Strategy: Whitecap Hosts Business Insider Magazine ‘Growth Leaders Roundtable’

This post was written by Tom Connell on August 14, 2018

In early July, Whitecap hosted a Business Insider Magazine’s ‘Growth Leaders Roundtable’ at our head office in Leeds, welcoming a group of local business leaders to discuss how senior executives manage strategic planning, whilst balancing other pressing commercial and business challenges. Attendees, including representatives from  Grant Thornton, Barclays, Freeths, Vapour Media, Paxman Coolers and Equiniti Credit Services, […]

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10 key trends in regional FinTech in the UK

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In the second of a two part blog series, Julian Wells, Director at Whitecap Consulting, highlights 10 key trends evolving regional FinTech landscape that is forming in the UK. Over the last 12 months there has been a marked increase in the level of interest from policymakers and business leaders in the FinTech economy outside […]

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Could blockchain in healthcare be just what the doctor ordered?

This post was written by Stefan Haase on August 8, 2018

Read Stefan Haase’s latest blockchain column for Business Leader magazine. Of all the sectors that could be revolutionised by Blockchain, healthcare is near the top of the list. This is an industry that relies absolutely on trust and security when it comes to the keeping of records. Multiple documents and snippets of information are handled […]

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