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FWD Updates – Monday 12th October 2020

The IMF urged countries to focus on public investment to spur growth, with an emphasis on green technology and digital infrastructure.

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The FTSE 100 gained 1.9% over the week.

With the prime minister expected to follow Scotland in announcing tougher measures to control Covid in England, Chancellor Rishi Sunak set out plans for the government to pay 66% of the wages of those whose businesses are forcibly closed in the local lockdown.

UK GDP expanded 2.1% in August, less than half the bounce back that had been expected. The UK economic output remains around 9% below its pre-Covid levels. [READ MORE…]

What some of our clients have to say about us

“FWD has been instrumental in supporting Oak’s continued business expansion which has necessitated a global PR approach, ensuring we achieve the most relevant exposure for our needs. We’ve seen an uptick in media coverage and digital engagement, along with a steady upward trend in our PR KPIs. Not only does the FWD team add value to our internal operations, they work as a seamless extension to Oak’s in-house team, building strong relationships to ensure an unmatched service experience.
We’re pleased to be working with the forward-thinking team at FWD. Their sector-specific knowledge and commitment to delivering timely results has been refreshing.”

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“FWD Research have provided BIBA with a comprehensive and reliable research service over a number of years. We have successfully used their findings to understand market developments, our members and importantly, used research to promote brokers and support our lobbying campaigns”.

Chief Executive Officer, BIBA

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“FWD have a deep understanding of the UK General Insurance market and have consistently delivered actionable insights against challenging briefs. Their deep understanding and broad network within the UK broker marketplace makes them an invaluable research partner. I would not hesitate to recommend them.”
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Strategy Manager, RSA.

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“We have retained many of the major global PR agencies in the past. However, FWD was the only PR firm which really understood us. They just got what we stood for and what we wanted to achieve.”

Leading global proptech CEO

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Latest Press Releases

Worldline and PSA Payment Services Austria GmbH at the heart of cashless payments in Austria: proven partnership extended for a further five years

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Vienna/Zürich, 20 October 2020 – Worldline (Euronext: WLN) and PSA Payment Services Austria GmbH (PSA), who have been partners for the past eight years, have agreed to continue working together for the benefit of Austria’s digital payment system for a further five years.

Worldline, the European market leader in payments and transactional services systems and transaction services, will continue to process all transactions made using Austrian debit cards on PSA’s behalf.  In 2019, one billion transactions were processed under the previous agreement, which has now been extended for another five years. [READ MORE…]

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