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Virtual Payment solutions are a crucial part of any business whether you are based online or have your own store. Most small British businesses believe that they do not need to integrate virtual payment systems into their store for either cost or complexity but they don‚Äôt realise how much they could benefit. If you are […]

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Bitcoin is a Crypto currency that first emerged 8 years ago in 2009 making it still a relatively new form of online payment. However, unlike other online payments there is a lot of underlying technology behind Bitcoin such as Blockchain that has recently gained a lot of interest. Blockchain is simple a way of storing […]

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Card Payment

Prepaid Cards work exactly as the name suggests; you load money onto them in the currency of your choice and they can be used in the same way as any debit or credit card. They are a much safer and sometimes easier option than other cards which is why they are perfect for a number […]

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In a digital currency age it is very rare to come across a business that regularly sends and receives payments for goods or services and doesn‚Äôt accept card payments. Whilst most believe card payments to be the way forward with transactions because of the numerous advantages, it should be noted that there are some drawbacks. […]

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Whilst a couple of years back everyone was convinced that Bitcoin was the next big and life changing thing what people have now realised is that the underlying software for Bitcoin- that being Blockchain, is the next big thing. For those who aren‚Äôt aware, Blockchain is effectively a digital platform that records and verifies transactions […]

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"The Bull"

When it comes to banking, everyone is trying to find the best deal on the market. As a result, banks will often offer a variety of ‚Äòintroductory perks‚Äô for new customers or customers who switch provider. Often these will be things such as cash rewards for switching, high interest rates, free railcards or even free […]

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This article first appeared on Export Experts in December 2016 Helen Child specialises in prepaid consultancy advice, with her company Striding Edge. She is aware of rising concerns over the future of international payments once Britain leaves the European Union. ‚ÄúStakeholders in European payments are still looking for guidance,‚Äù she remarks. ‚ÄúThe immediate post Brexit […]

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As a member of Women in Banking and Finance (WIBF) I was pleased to read an article in the Telegraph last week which reported Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) calling out for more women to enter and progress in the financial sector and particularly at the top of the world‚Äôs […]