Freelance technology/business journalist and copywriter

I’ve been working in technology and business journalism for nearly 20 years. During this time I have held senior editorial positions at and contributed to a number oAAEAAQAAAAAAAATDAAAAJGNiNmRlZTYyLWZiOGUtNDg5OS04MjFhLWQzMWU0YjE5NjhkZQf business and technology-related publications, including FStech, Retail Systems, the GoCardless blogPaymentEyeEssential Retail, Open Banking Hub and IBS Journal. More information on that here.

Here are some examples of my work.

Five ways Alibaba is changing the face of retail

New FCA rules to spark ‘intense payments change’

Analysis: Asos sales surge as it eyes global growth

Big Interview: From PayQwiq to Tesco Pay+

Five ways Amazon is reinforcing its core values

Buy It Direct: Five reasons to be cheerful about 2017

How retailers are reinventing the supply chain for an omnichannel age

FinTech Week London 2017: PSD2 and regulation update panel

Open Banking/PSD2: the impact on security

Open Banking/PSD2: the impact on CFOs

If you are looking to commission freelance work (features, articles, interviews etc), you can contact me at: scott.thompson@scottthompsonjournalist.com

I am also available for the following work:

  • Copywriting services
  • Reporting from industry events (able to quickly turnaround high quality copy)
  • Developing and chairing/hosting roundtables, video interviews and webinars (during my time at FStech, Retail Systems and IBS Journal, I worked on a number of roundtables, webinars etc)
  • Awards entry submissions (I have developed and chaired various judging panels for such events as the FStech Awards, Retail Systems Awards and Payments Awards, so can offer lots of ‘inside knowledge’ as to what makes a successful awards submission)
  • Surveys and whitepapers
  • Editing, proof-reading etc

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