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John Abbott

Chief Commercial Officer and the mastermind behind our global partnerships.

Yoti and Post Office certified for additional DIAFT identity profiles for DBS basic, standard and enhanced

Yoti and Post Office have been certified for additional identity profiles under the UK Digital Identity & Attributes Trust Framework (DIAFT) for digital ID verification for the Digital Barring Service (DBS) scheme.  These new routes give candidates more choice and flexibility in the documents they can use to complete ID verification as part of a DBS check. This functionality will be live in the Yoti Identity Verification service at the end of November and is made possible thanks to a longstanding partnership with data insight specialist and Attribute Service Provider (ASP) Synectics Solutions. Chris Lewis, Head of Solutions at Synectic

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Yoti and Ecospend partner to combine digital identity with open banking

We’re delighted to announce that we have partnered with Ecospend to combine our reusable digital ID and suite of identity solutions with the power of open banking. In 2022 we will focus on adding both open banking attribute and payment capabilities to further service the needs of our consumers, business and government clients.  This change is just one of the ways we see digital identity will come to the forefront in 2022 as adoption grows and government regulations and policies favourably evolve.  Privacy preserving identity will turbo-charge the power of banking data and payments John Abbott,

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Yoti wins the Business Transformation award in the 2020 DigitalAgenda Impact Awards

We’re delighted to win the Business Transformation Award in the Digital Agenda Impact Awards for being “a genuinely transformative innovation that could affect all of our lives for the better” (their words not ours). There were hundreds of entries for this year’s prestigious awards, which celebrate technological innovations that improve people’s lives and the world around us. Now in their fourth year, the awards are open to any UK-operating business, individual, government or non-profit using digital products or services for positive social impact. Sponsored by HSBC, the Business Transformation award champions companies and projects that help business, government and nonprofits

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Transforming the shopping experience with StrongPoint and automated age checks

We have joined forces with StrongPoint to transform the retail experience with automated technology that makes shopping smoother, faster and safer. Since the beginning of our collaboration back in 2018, we have streamlined Click & Collect, tobacco dispensing and automated self-checkout solutions to reduce the need for staff interventions. This gives shoppers a seamless and contactless experience, while saving retailers time and money. Our latest proposition is to introduce our anonymous age estimation technology, Yoti Age Scan, in StrongPoint self-checkouts, Click & Collect lockers and Vensafe dispensing machines. Customers will also be able to prove their age using their phone

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Yoti selected as the official identity provider for the Government of Jersey

Today marks a landmark day for Yoti. We have been selected as the identity provider for the Government of Jersey. Securing our first government contract is a huge milestone in our journey and something all of the team are incredibly proud of. Jersey’s search for an ID solution In August 2017, Jersey’s Government issued a tender which called for a digital ID solution. This was part of the eGov initiative to get more services online, such as filing a tax return, registering to vote and accessing the citizen portal. The Government wants to offer a greater range of online services

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Yoti Named As Digital Innovator 2016

Yoti has been named as one of the South East’s most visionary digital companies in the inaugural ‘Digital Innovators Power List’ launched today by international law firm Bird & Bird LLP and London-based news brand, City A.M. Revealed last night at a launch event hosted at Bird & Bird’s dynamic new space at 12 New Fetter Lane, London, and launched today on, the Power List identifies 20 companies based in London and the surrounding areas in the media, health tech, fintech, ed tech and cybersecurity and identity sectors that are leading the way in digital innovation. The shortlist was

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