International Payments

Alternative Finance for Business

Four fintechs share £40m funding pot to boost small business finance

Iwoca, Atom Bank, Currencycloud and Modulr all pledge to address £10bn funding gap for small business trying to raise finance


Currency exchange firm using blockchain to speed up payments

Users will be able to track their money, from when it leaves their account to when it lands in the recipient’s account.

Financial Management

SMEs need to start getting smarter about international payments

SMEs are exposed to international exchange markets earlier than ever before: so are they ready for the challenges this brings?


Smaller businesses bear brunt of £2.3bn ‘wasted’ on international payments in 2014

Making payments to recipients in non-EU countries causing problems for all UK businesses: but SMEs are especially affected.

Financial Management

How to avoid international payment pitfalls

British importers and exporters make hundreds of thousands of international payments everyday, but about one third of businesses encounter payment delay or failure because of avoidable mistakes.

Financial Management

Bartering back with Bartercard

Bartercard is an innovative service that allows growing business to trade with each other without using hard cash. UK managing director Ian Jones talks to GrowthBusiness.