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    30th November 2018

    Marketplaces - shopping will never be the same

    Last year, there was a huge surge in online shopping and we witnessed the rise of online marketplaces, which has had a significant impact upon how business takes place, both on and offline. In fact, it's predicted that the e-commerce sales of $1.85 trillion from 2016 will more than double within the next five years.

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    23rd November 2018

    Digital banks - what's the fuss all about?

    High street banks are being challenged by digital only banks, but what's the attraction of this new wave of banks that are threatening to change the face of banking?

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    2nd November 2018

    7 ways to slash your business's travel costs

    While corporate travel takes up a lot of time and resource, it also eats away at budget, with business travel spend around the world expected to reach $1.7tn by 2021.

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    1st October 2018

    How to keep the identity of your business safe online

    Last year, there were 1,579 data breaches that exposed the data of around 179,000,000 records across multiple companies and industries. Naturally, this suggested that a lot of businesses aren't actually putting as much emphasis as they should on their internet security.

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    3rd August 2018

    4 sure-fire tips to save your business money

    If you’re responsible for your company’s finances, then you’ll no doubt be constantly on the lookout for new ways to cut costs and improve profits.

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    15th June 2018

    A introductory guide - importing from China

    China has established itself as the world’s leading trading nation and largest exporter since 2009. With its vast-population, comes job scarcity, which in turn means labour and the manufacturing is therefore cheap.

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    1st June 2018

    Tips to help your events agency secure better foreign currency rates

    Global event organisers have earned a reputation for connecting the world’s most recognisable brands with their audiences via live, engaging and experiential activations.

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    26th April 2018

    Ripple - cross-border payments may never be the same again

    If you haven’t had your head buried in the sand for the past 12 months, then you will no doubt be familiar with the cryptocurrency surge towards the latter end of last year. Despite Bitcoin cementing itself as the main player with prices touching $20,000 for a single coin, believe it or not, there are other coins with equal popularity. Whilst critics struggled to make sense of the bizarre growth, largely because many coins don’t have a strong business roadmap or purpose, the technology behind one coin is beginning to take the overseas payment world by storm - Ripple.

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    17th April 2018

    6 main causes of exchange rate movements

    We recently wrote about the importance of managing currency fluctuations. Briefly touching on how politics and economic news such as interest rates and unemployment announcements can alter exchange rates. This article will explore other key factors that cause exchange rate movements.

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    9th April 2018

    Importing into the UK - 5 step guide

    Importing goods is essential to the survival and growth for many of the 250,000 UK businesses currently buying from overseas suppliers. If done right, importing can give your business a competitive edge over your rivals.

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    23rd March 2018

    Data protection - Your 6-lawful basis for processing personal data

    When it comes to GDPR, if your company wants to process data about a client, prospect, employee or supplier, it must follow the 6-lawful basis for doing so. The blog aims to provide details on each of these.

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    13th March 2018

    5 tech tips your business shouldn't live without

    For many businesses and startups, the introduction of technology could be a vital step towards improved operations and increased profits but the daily demands of running a business often means it's difficult to implement such systems.

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    8th March 2018

    GDPR - terms you must know

    Following our initial GDPR blog, in which we outlined 6 simples steps, there are a number of definitions you should familiarise yourself with. We've simplified things to give you a better understanding of what they mean and how they might be relevant to you.

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    27th February 2018

    Managing overseas currency rates during market fluctuation

    With over a quarter of a million UK businesses importing goods internationally and emerging markets continually surfacing, sending and receiving money has become a necessity.

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    19th February 2018

    Don't let GDPR catch you out - a 6-step guide

    It's been banished around for well over a year now, and whilst you might feel it doesn't apply to your business, it most certainly does. GDPR is a new EU regulation, which is intended to strengthen and align data protection for individuals within the EU.

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    25th January 2018

    Take Five to Stop Fraud Week

    As part of the Take Five to Stop Fraud Week, WhitesPay is proud to ‘Take Five’ in support of the national awareness campaign from Financial Fraud Action UK and the UK Government.

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    10th January 2018

    Immediate 2018 GBP/USD predictions - momentum building

    GBP/USD performed well in 2017, moving from 1.20 in early January to close around the 1.35 mark. This occurred on the back of the Pound not only strengthening but the dollar consistently weakening throughout the year.

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    5th January 2018

    Pound and Euro 2018 forecasts - it’s not all doom and gloom

    Thomas is WhitesPay’s Lead FX Trader and joined the business in 2015. In addition to his trading desk skill-set, Thomas is our chief economic content creator and responsible for our market updates.

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    2nd January 2018

    Insider Interview - blockchain’s imminent impact on the banking sector

    In this week’s Insider Interview, WhitesPay talks to Gemalto’s Joe Pindar as we explore the introduction of blockchain and its imminent impact within the world of banking and finance.

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    20th June 2017

    Cars at the Castle - powered by WhitesPay

    Sunday marked the Supercar Driver Cars at the Castle event, which was proudly sponsored by WhitesPay.

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    28th March 2017

    Introducing WhitesPay - your new foreign exchange payment platform

    After months of late nights, early starts and an overwhelming team effort, WhitesPay is now live. It’s a journey that began in 2016.

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