An illustration of a signed document. The accompanying text says "Exploring social purpose: eSignatures".

Addressing social challenges: How eSignatures can help solve everyday problems

Our purpose is at the core of everything we do. Our principles are integrated throughout our business, whether that’s how we go about our day-to-day operations, interact with one another or design and build our solutions. This series looks beyond just how our products can benefit businesses. It also explores how they are helpful to the people using them. This article focuses on eSignatures.   Tackling fraud People are becoming more aware and better informed of the different types of scams out there. So fraudsters have had to respond with new and increasingly complex techniques. In turn, people and businesses

6 min read
Laptop showing a woman's face on screen to perform face authentication within the Yoti Sign platform

Yoti launches eSign with Selfie

Digital identity company Yoti has launched eSign with Selfie, a new feature in their digital signing platform. In an industry first, Yoti is the first company to integrate selfie verification directly into the signing process. This new feature allows individuals to confirm their identity with a selfie before signing a document. This reduces the risk of impersonation and fraud, and provides transparency and confidence that the correct person has signed the document. The recipient captures a selfie and signs the document in one simple flow: Signer takes a selfie. The image is analysed by our passive liveness technology, Yoti MyFace®.

3 min read

Identity-driven eSignatures [product sheet]

Know exactly who’s signing your documents with legally-binding electronic signatures linked to a verified digital ID. Simply upload your documents, place the signature boxes and request recipients sign with the Yoti app. They’ll receive an email with the documents and a QR code to scan with their Yoti Digital ID. They consent to sharing their verified identity details in their app and you can achieve eSignatures and KYC in one simple swoop. Download your product sheet

1 min read

How AvantiGas reduced their contract signing cycle by 75% with Yoti

“For our requirements, Yoti delivered exactly the same functionality as the market leaders, but for a fraction of the cost. The staff at Yoti have been helpful and accommodating all the way through. They communicate with us on a regular basis to make sure the product is appropriately adopted and as well as informing us about the latest improvements.”   Simon Ashton Project Manager at AvantiGas   AvantiGas is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of versatile, renewable and safe off-grid LPG (Liquefied petroleum gas) energy solutions. We helped them:  Reduce their contract signing process

1 min read
Person using Yoti's eWitnessing feature on laptop as per the new guidance

Electronic witnessing in line with HM Land Registry guidance

Her Majesty’s Land Registry (HMLR) has released new guidance that allows for registration transfers and certain other deeds to be signed electronically in the UK. This means that solicitors and conveyancers can now carry out the document witnessing process using Yoti eSign.   What are conveyancer-certified electronic signatures? Conveyancer-certified electronic signatures which were recently referred to as eWitnessing, like physical witnessing, is the third-party overseeing of the signer, with the added benefit of being undertaken electronically. This means that, with an eSignature platform, witnessing documents is made much easier for law firms and conveyancers alike, with processes that

4 min read

Saving Ashford Council money time and trees with Yoti eSign

“Yoti Sign has helped us solve problems with staff outside of the office with no access to printers or scanners in order to sign and return documents. It’s also made things much easier for those on maternity leave or long-term sick leave. The process of signing employment contracts has been streamlined which has saved time, money in printing costs and created environmental efficiencies as well. It has also resulted in much quicker response times from those that need to sign, meaning everything gets moved along faster.” HR Manager at Ashford Borough Council   Read the full case

1 min read