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UK-based BCB launches Bitcoin Treasury Service for crypto-curious CFOs

News | Cryptocurrencies | 19 Feb 2021

Regulated crypto services firm BCB Group has added a new offering for companies looking to add Bitcoin to their balance sheets, according to coindesk.com.

UK, BCB, Bitcoin Treasury Service, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, crypto trading, Elon Musk, Tesla

SMEs expected to grow by 8% in 2021, study shows

News | Payments General | 19 Feb 2021

A study conducted in the UK showed that SMEs are expecting a steady rise in revenue this year as vaccination programme continues to roll out at pace.

SMEs, study, UK, Payments SME Barometer, business sentiment, smes recovery, end of lockdown

Monzo, TrueLayer to protect vulnerable customers with Open Banking

News | Payments General | 18 Feb 2021

Monzo and TrueLayer have teamed up to offer the protections for customers using new payment methods to gamble, according to the official press release. 

Monzo, TrueLayer, Open Banking, Gamling Block, Open Banking Payments, UK

Yolt Technology Services secures PSD2 licence from FCA

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 17 Feb 2021

Yolt Technology Services (YTS) has received a PSD2 licence from the FCA to operate payment and account information services in the UK, according to AltFi.

Yolt Technology Services, UK, PSD2, FCA, UK, Open Banking, payments

Vanquis and LOQBOX partner to allow consumers build credit scores

News | Cards | 17 Feb 2021

UK-based credit card provider Vanquis and credit builder LOQBOX have partner to offer initially unsuccessful applicants an actionable, free, and positive next step towards building a credit score.

Vanquis, LOQBOX, partnership, credit score, credit cards, bank account, loan, UK

PayPoint boosts PayByLink solution to support financially vulnerable users

News | Payments General | 16 Feb 2021

UK-based fintech PayPoint has announced that it will be boosting its digital solution PayByLink in a bid to offer greater support for the financially vulnerable users. 

PayPoint, PayByLink, UK, recurring payment, financially vulnerable users

Shufti Pro launches Digital COVID-19 Pass for COVID-PCR test verification

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 16 Feb 2021

Shufti Pro, a UK-based identity verification solution provider, has introduced its Digital COVID Pass to digitally verify COVID-PCR test reports at airports, arenas, malls, restaurants, cinemas, etc.

identity verification, KYC, AML, Digital COVID Pass, Shufti Pro, AI, product launch, UK

Manchester Credit Union offers real-time payments via ClearBank

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 16 Feb 2021

Cloud-based clearing bank ClearBank has enabled real-time payments for Manchester Credit Union members, according to the official press release.

Manchester Credit Union, ClearBank, UK, real-time payments, Faster Payments, incuto

Plaid, Atom bank to simplify SME lending in the UK

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 16 Feb 2021

App-based bank Atom has partnered with Open Finance platform Plaid to roll out Open Banking services to its customers, according to the official press release.

Plaid, Atom, bank, SME, lending, UK, Open Banking, Open Finance, payment initiation

iwocaPay, Xero integrate invoice checkout with Pay Later option for SMBs

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 16 Feb 2021

Europe-based small business lender iwoca has announced a UK-first integration with small business platform Xero, according to the official press release.

UK, iwoca, Xero, invoice, pay later, Europe, iwocaPay, payments, invoice checkout

Increased costs for EUR payments from UK post Brexit, Banking Circle says

News | Payments General | 12 Feb 2021

Cross-border payments service provider Banking Circle has identified an issue affecting some financial institutions handling cross-border transactions from the UK to the EU. 

Banking Circle, UK, Brexit, payments, cross border payments, SEPA, bank

Mode launches its Android app for Bitcoin trading

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Feb 2021

Mode Global has officially launched its Android app, expected to attract thousands of new customers over the coming weeks.

Mode Global, Bitcoin trading, crypto, mobile app, Open Banking, UK, bank transfers

UK-based SMBs offered GBP 20 mln Brexit fund after border trade disruption

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 12 Feb 2021

Small UK-based businesses have gained access to a GBP 20 million Brexit support fund from the government to help new trade rules following border disruption following Brexit, according to The Guardian.

UK, SMB, Brexit, global trade, investment, import, export, supply chain finance

Goldman Sachs reintroduces Marcus to new UK savers

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 12 Feb 2021

Goldman Sachs has reopened its Marcus savings account to new UK customers, according to AltFi.

Goldman Sachs, Marcus, UK, savings account, online banking, COVID-19, pandemic

Equifax acquires AccountScore

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 09 Feb 2021

Equifax has acquired transaction data analytics company AccountScore to bolster its Open Banking and insights capabilities, according to OBE.

Equifax, AccountScore, Open Banking, transaction data, analytics, FCA, UK, acquisition

ED&F Man Capital Markets, SEBA Bank to offer crypto service

News | Cryptocurrencies | 09 Feb 2021

UK-based ED&F Man Capital Markets and SEBA Bank have unveiled their collaboration, by providing a custody and margin payment solution to their clients.

ED&F Man Capital Markets, SEBA Bank, Switzerland, UK, cryptocurrency, crypto custody, digital assets, futures market

Barclays partners with Smart Pension

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 08 Feb 2021

Barclays has announced a partnership with Smart Pension, one of the UK’s online pension providers.

Barclays, Smart Pension, partnership, UK, online banking, mobile banking, retirement technology

Ecospend secures GBP 3 mln Open Banking contract with HMRC

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 05 Feb 2021

HM Revenue and Customs has announced that Open Banking provider Ecospend was chosen to build-out its next-gen payments infrastructure, according to AltFi.

UK, Ecospend, Open Banking, HMRC, HM Revenue and Customs, payments infrastructure, account to account payment, open banking payment, AISP, PISP

Fintech ZEN partners with SIA to enhance financial services for ecommerce in Europe

News | Online Payments | 04 Feb 2021

ZEN has partnered with SIA to bring a digital financial solution to consumers and entrepreneurs in 32 European countries, including the UK.

ZEN, SIA, business partnership, Europe, UK, multi-currency account, MasterCard, cards, chargeback, online payments, tokenization

NatWest forgoes Visa, switches to Mastercard debit cards

News | Cards | 04 Feb 2021

UK-based NatWest has announced it will switch to issuing Mastercard debit cards instead of Visa, in an agreement that includes 16 million consumer and business customer cards.

NatWest, MasterCard, partnership, card issuer, cards, banks, UK, debit cards