Start-up tilbago is making it easier to obtain credit standing information with “tilbago CredRep”
The start-up company tilbago – in which PostFinance holds a participation – has been operating successfully for four years with the online payment collection solution of the same name. The company launched a new service on 8 February 2021.
Valuu triples mortgage volume
Valuu, the independent Swiss platform for comparing and taking out mortgages, is celebrating its second birthday. Compared with its first year, Valuu has tripled the volume of mortgages brokered. It currently boasts around 12,000 users and works together with 29 lenders.
Current inpayment slips to be withdrawn from the market by 30 September 2022
PostFinance hat das Enddatum der roten (ES) und orangen (ESR) Einzahlungsscheine auf den 30. September 2022 festgelegt. Sie unterstützt damit die Digitalisierung des Rechnungswesens sowie die entsprechenden Nachfolgeprodukte QR-Rechnung und eBill. Den reibungslosen Umstellungsprozess stellt PostFinance gemeinsam mit dem Schweizer Finanzplatz sicher.
postfinance.ch and e-finance are accessible to all
PostFinance websites have ensured accessibility for over a decade. The financial services provider has obtained certification from the “Access for All” foundation for the fifth time after 2009, 2012, 2014 and 2016. This means PostFinance provides good accessibility to its online services for everyone.
Q3 figures: Coronavirus pandemic also weighs on Swiss Post’s result
Swiss Post’s result for the first three quarters of 2020 is down year-on-year. At the same time, however, it appears to be stabilizing somewhat, which means that the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Swiss Post’s finances at the end of the year may be less severe than expected after the second quarter. The annual result is now largely dependent on how the pandemic continues to develop and on business over the festive season.
Limit for contactless payment without PIN to remain at 80 francs
In April 2020, PostFinance increased the limit for contactless payments without PIN entry with its cards from 40 to 80 francs. In consultation with the other card providers in Switzerland, this limit is being retained for all credit, debit and prepaid cards.
Lower interim results additionally impacted by coronavirus crisis
In the first half of 2020, Swiss Post generated Group profit of 30 million francs, 163 million francs less than the prior-year period. The financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Swiss Post has been considerable, with a negative coronavirus effect of around 120 million francs on the interim results.