March 23, 2020
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Have contactless payments turned us into a cashless society?

  Many of us may remember having our own piggy bank when we were growing up where we might have squirrelled away pocket money, loose change or that shiny pound coin our
March 16, 2020
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Six reasons why the next decade of payments is pivotal

  Science fiction from decades ago may have imagined the 2020s as a time when we had colonized Mars, were driving around in hover cars, and automation meant we barely
March 2, 2020
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Is managing your bank limiting your growth?

  It can come as a surprise to anyone that’s not had to set up a cross-border business – but it can take six months or more to negotiate a new bank relationship. Without
February 27, 2020
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British fintech investment reaches a record high

  Global investors poured funding into the UK’s glistening fintech sector last year, raising almost double the figure that was invested between 2018 and 2019 – despite
February 24, 2020
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Are multi-currency vIBANS the banking solution you need?

  There’s no denying that virtual bank accounts or virtual IBANS – vIBANS for short – are an interesting feature and are fast becoming a staple in banking. As we become
February 18, 2020
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What is Managed Banking, and how will it help my business?

  Freemarket works with businesses to accelerate their growth by giving them access to cross-border payments and currency exchange optimised for their needs. Our managed
February 10, 2020
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Why payment digitalisation is important for Online Travel Agencies

The travel industry is one that is constantly affected by tightening margins and more recently an unstable economy. With the big players and suppliers investing in their
February 6, 2020
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Is 2020 the year of challenger business banking?

  Recently – the past two years in particular – has seen a rise in business banking, with challenger banks emerging to take advantage of slow, legacy technology and
January 10, 2020
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Which UK fintechs received the most investment in 2019?

Despite Brexit uncertainty the UK continued to be an attractive proposition for overseas investors in 2019. UK fintechs still raised a lot of capital, with a select few
December 3, 2019
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Trust: a key commodity in fintech

  Trust is the key commodity in fintech: do your customers trust you, and how can you trust them? With complex intermediary relationships and cross-border transactions,