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Why a certified IDSP is better for Right to Work checks

A company’s values today are almost as important as its financial performance, so what can businesses do to ensure their recruitment process is reflecting their ethos – and what part does technology play?

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KYC & IDV: stop fraud at the source

The transformation of society as a result of the global pandemic is evident in our everyday. The move to digital channels due to lockdowns has [...]

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Great Expectations: Using technology to meet the new generation of customers’ demands

  It is safe to say that in the last 10 years, wealth management has experienced somewhat of a make-over. The evolution of technology and [...]

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ID verification and the mortgage industry – facing up to crime

Fraud and money laundering are big business, especially in the UK. A report by the trade association for the banking and financial services sector, UK [...]

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Harnessing the power of technology to combat fraud

Earlier this month we saw the UK property market experience one of the most frantic weeks it has seen in a long time. Following the [...]

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Bank fraud falls from COVID high but threatens UK security

Bank fraud has cost British consumers nearly 610 million pounds ($679 million) so far this year, posing a national security threat, lobby group UK Finance [...]

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Tips for a stress-free tax season

For accountants, investing in solutions that easily prevent fraud while solving the challenge of anti-money laundering (AML) compliance is one way to plan for long-term success and deliver efficiencies across all areas.

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Why recruitment processes need to reflect values and the growing role of technology

A company’s values today are almost as important as its financial performance, so what can businesses do to ensure their recruitment process is reflecting their ethos – and what part does technology play?

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Setting the record straight on digital Right to Work checks

Changes to guidelines on how to conduct digital Right to Work checks have led to a spread of misinformation on what to do. Mark O’Hara sets the record straight.

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It’s not too late: Changes to digital Right to Work checks from 1st October 2022

From 1 October 2022, changes to digital right to work checks come into effect. However it’s not too late for UK employers to be compliant.

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How digital AML solutions save your business money

For accountants, investing in solutions that easily prevent fraud while solving the challenge of anti-money laundering (AML) compliance is one way to plan for long-term success and deliver efficiencies across all areas.

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Right to Work Checks are Changing: What Do You Need to Know?

Employers in the UK have a legal responsibility to do a right to work check on every employee. But managing the evolving guidelines on how [...]

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Digital Right to Work checks: Why use a certified IDSP

Employers in the UK have a legal responsibility to do a right to work check on every employee. But managing the evolving guidelines on how [...]

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Business Post: ID-Pal secures €7m in Series A funding

"Financing will allow if to further scale its global sales and marketing efforts to meet growing demand for the solution" In the July 9th edition [...]

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Explainer: What is the difference between AML and KYC?

With identity fraud on the rise it is now more important than ever to consider using Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) tools [...]

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How Accountants can simplify their AML compliance process

When it comes to protecting the financial system, accountants are essential in keeping order. However, there is no denying the truth: financial scams are increasingly [...]

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Changes to Right to Work checks: What employers need to know

Employers in the UK have a legal responsibility to check a potential employee's right to work before offering them a job. They must complete a [...]

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ID-Pal Insights: 5 Trends Impacting the ID&V market

The rise of digitalisation has led to the growth of new services such as telehealth, digital banking, and ecommerce marketplaces. Most industries and sectors we [...]

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Identity Insights: PUP Fraud and Financial Crime

Identity Theft and Fraud in PUP & Pandemic Relief Packages. ID-Pal BI Analyst, Tanzeeb Iqbal In March 2020, the Republic of Ireland introduced the Covid-19 [...]

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Reducing Risk Through Know your Members (KYM)

The past 18 months has been a period of significant change and challenge for credit unions. The relationship between a customer and business is now [...]

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5AMLD What Are the Key Changes?

The EU’s Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD) was transposed into Irish law by way of the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Act [...]

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Know your Followers: Balancing Anonymity in Social Media

ID-Pal CEO Colum Lyons considers the challenge of balancing anonymity and verification. Know your Customer or KYC is a term financially regulated companies across multiple industries are very familiar [...]

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6AMLD: What Your Business Needs to Know 

The past year has been a period of significant change and challenge for businesses. Whilst all were forced to adapt to the unexpected circumstances presented [...]

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Digital Transformation in the Insurance Industry

ID-Pal Insights: with Chief Business Officer James O'Toole. In the ever-changing world of insurance, technology and regulation, insurance companies must begin to look to correctly [...]

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Top 3 Digital Onboarding Tips for Mortgage Brokers

The mortgage industry is ready for change. The emergence and spread of COVID-19 has led to the rapid integration of technical solutions to replace in-person applications [...]

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Identity Verification Tailored to the Insurance Industry

The ID-Pal solution is tailored to the specific identity verification needs of the Insurance industry, including Insurance Brokers. It makes the customer onboarding journey as [...]

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ID-Pal – Created for SMEs & Loved by Enterprises

ID-Pal is the most agile identity verification solution on the market because it was designed to adapt to the needs of SMEs. However, this core flexibility is exactly why it has also been widely embraced by [...]

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Shelley McKinney – ID-Pal CMO

You were born in Zimbabwe and are a graduate of Harvard, can you tell us about that journey? Yes I was born and raised in [...]

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Unique Blend of Checks for Real-Time Identity Verification

Many companies use either document checks or database checks as their method of identity verification. ID-Pal provides a deeper level of verification by combining both [...]

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How Multi-Layered Verfication Delivers Best Outcomes

ID-Pal’s customer on-boarding journey is not only frictionless but it delivers industry-leading accuracy in identity verification outcomes. This accuracy is achieved using a series of best-of-breed [...]

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Why Remote Identity Verification is essential for any business

Providing digital services that can be accessed anytime, anywhere had become more and more of an expectation from customers across the globe. Today however, it [...]

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Address E-Verification is Now Available!

Simpler for Your Customers. Stronger Fraud Protection for Your Business Address E-Verification is now part of the ID-Pal platform, providing clients with an additional level of identity [...]

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PSD2 & Identity Verification

Remember the 1980's? Digital natives are horrified when they hear stories about new phone lines taking months to deliver, before the Telecoms industry was deregulated. [...]

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Robert O’Farrell – ID-Pal CTO

ID-Pal's Chief Technology Officer (CTO) was interviewed as TECHNOLOGIST IN THE SPOTLIGHT for Tech Recruiter Harvey Nash How would you describe ID-Pal? In a world where [...]

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Why Choose ID-Pal for Identity Verification?

Most accounts are now opened online. In a crowded marketplace, how do you choose which is the best option for your business? Two key considerations [...]

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How Identity Verification Works

Every ID-Pal customer journey starts with a text sent directly to your mobile phone. The link in the text quickly downloads the app to your phone, [...]

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The Argument against Browser Based Onboarding

ID-Pal purposely avoids browser-based solutions for a number of quality, security and user experience reasons including poorer capture quality - leading to less efficient outcomes. [...]

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Colum Lyons – ID-Pal CEO

You were born in The West of Ireland (Breaffy, Co.Mayo) - when did you move to Dublin? I moved to Dublin for college at 18 [...]

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85% Prefer Apps to Mobile Websites

The mobile era is here but the question remains, is it more efficient to use an App or a Mobile Website? We took a look [...]

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Online Loan Fraud – How Identity Verification Can Help

Sadly, fraud is a fact of everyday business. Managing this risk is an essential cost that companies and financial institutions alike must include in their budgets. [...]

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AML & Identity Verification (for Accountants)

John McCarthy is a regular speaker on data protection, GDPR, Compliance, and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) He has published a guide to the Criminal Justice (Money [...]

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James O’Toole – ID-Pal CBO

When did you first get interested in technology? One of my first recollections of experiencing technology was as a child growing up in Wicklow.  My [...]

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Customer Onboarding With Identity Verification

You only have one shot to make a first good impression, and when a better onboarding experience can double trial conversion rates and ultimately reduce [...]

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Customer onboarding for the Financial Industry

Financial services is an area where identity verification is crucial. Financial institutions must ensure that customers are who they claim to be, without making the [...]

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Data Protection is Our Business

Sinéad McDonald is the Data Protection Officer for ID-Pal and previously worked with JP Morgan in various senior roles in the regulatory and compliance sectors [...]

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Meet Brian Williams

Brian Williams is our Head of Customer Experience - we asked him to describe his career journey, and how he joined ID-Pal. "Getting Started in Tech [...]

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80% of Onboarding Was Digital in 2020

In 2016, an estimated 62.9% of the population worldwide already owned a mobile phone, and in 2020 the number of mobile phone users reached 4.78 billion. [...]

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Environmental Benefits of ID-Pal

"No one would want to lead or invest in a company that destroys or wastes the resources upon which it depends; yet we can see [...]

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CULedger, Sherpa Technologies Announce Collaborative Initiative to Integrate ID-Pal With MyCUID

DENVER, USA - March 12, 2019 CULedger, a credit union service organization (CUSO) that focuses on delivering the world’s premier network of one-to-one financial exchange [...]

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What Makes us Different? Why Choose ID-Pal?

Robert O’Farrell is our CTO and not only does he know our platform inside-out but he’s the brains behind a number of features that make […]

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5 Ways ID-PAL is the Best Onboarding Solution

ID-Pal is an identity verification solution that enables businesses to onboard customers simply, securely and conveniently. If your businesses is required to carry out KYC […]

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