Adam Keal
Adam Keal

Adam Keal


Adam Keal is a Business Leader in the UK & Ireland Communications team. He can be contacted on +44 207 557 5182 or adam_keal@mastercard.com

Recent Posts

New regulations will require payments to have two factors of authentication London, 5th July 2018 – With new EU regulations coming into place next September, Mastercard is predicting a significant increase in the use of biometric technology to authenticate who is paying. With regards to card payments, currently just 1-2% per cent of online transactions …
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First example of a Mastercard service made possible by the integration of Vocalink and its real-time payments capabilities London, June 6th 2018: Mastercard today confirmed that it will soon launch Mastercard Send in the UK. Mastercard Send is a payment service that allows financial institutions, fintechs, digital customers and other businesses to send real-time payments …
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For UK shoppers – widespread availability of voice technology and greater variety of services means Conversational Commerce has a chance to thrive June 4, 2018 – Mastercard today reveals the insights from its research into the opportunities and challenges of Conversational Commerce. In its report – Is anybody there? Giving Conversational Commerce a voice, Mastercard …
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Mastercard expands investment in Europe to power the expansion of Fintech, helping them reach scale at speed May 21st, 2018 – Mastercard today announces the creation of Accelerate, a new programme to drive growth at scale for the fast-evolving FinTech industry. The initiative is designed to support the ambitions of players in the FinTech sector …
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A European study by Mastercard, ‘Lights, Camera, Action’, reveals vital components of the best opening scenes ahead of the Palme d’Or prize at Cannes Film Festival 2018 Steven Spielberg is ‘king’ of the opening sequence Generation Netflix make a decision about a film in just 14 minutes Research highlights how passion for film goes beyond …
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LONDON, 21st March 2018 – Pan-Asian restaurant wagamama today launches wagamamago, an app that it describes as ‘Uber for diners’ allowing customers to walk in, order, eat and for the first time ever, simply go. The new app will save diners an average of 12 minutes at every meal, according to research. It has been …
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LONDON, 6th March 2018 – From today, Mastercard holders who load their card into Samsung Pay will be rewarded with £6 to spend at Costa Coffee branches. [1] Mastercard and Samsung Pay is available to HSBC, John Lewis Partnership, M&S Bank, MBNA, Santander and Danske Bank customers². When customers opt into the promotion and upload …
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Overwhelming success of contactless cards peaks shopper demand for wearable payments February 22, 2018 – One quarter (26%) of British shoppers expect to start using “tap and go” contactless payments with a smartwatch, bracelet, keyring or other forms of wearable payments, according to new figures from Mastercard. In the UK, contactless spend on Mastercard grew …
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Romantic experiences continue to rise, as sales of flowers falter February 9th, 2018 – British consumers continue to invest in experiences over material goods, as new data shows sentimental spending has increased by 11% since 2015, with the number of transactions up by 23% during the Valentine’s Day period. The annual “Mastercard Love Index”, which …
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Through a new campaign, AirPlus International and Mastercard are giving those making and accepting business travel payments a simple way to find all they need to know about virtual cards. Neu-Isenburg, February 1st, 2018 – AirPlus, a leading international provider of solutions for the day-to-day management of business travel, has already had twelve years of …
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