NH Hotel Group have centralised the group’s liquidity at local and global level, creating a market-leading solution in the hospitality sector. We find out more about their collaborative, award-winning transformation project, which was undertaken in partnership with their banking partner, BNP Paribas.
The European Payments Council’s SCT Inst scheme went live in 2017. UniCredit look at the lessons learnt since and suggest that excellent client uptake and system stability are reasons for optimism - but collaborative solutions are still needed before instant payments become the new normal.
While considerable work is still to be done for real-time global payments to become a reality, the importance of implementing real-time transactions is clear, and significant progress is already being made, with over 35 countries having now adopted – or transitioning to – some form of faster payment scheme.