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Age verification exceeds expectations with a pass rate of ne...

Posted on Dec 11 2015 by
From its base in East London, specialist online retailer Shoreditch offers a large range of its own-brand of flavoured e-liquids to help meet the growing nationwide demand for ‘Vaping’. The challenge At the beginning of...

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Three reasons why you should check your suppliers’ bank ac...

Posted on Nov 19 2015 by
It is now possible to check the ownership of business bank accounts, here are three reasons why you should check the bank account data of your suppliers: You don’t want to become a victim of invoice fraud Invoice fraud,...

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Elderly home-owners increasingly targeted by identity thieve...

Posted on Nov 11 2015 by
Elderly couples and pensioners are at increased risk from identity thieves, it has now emerged. As current account fraud rises to the highest levels yet, older individuals who own comfortable homes and may have an...

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Our top 5 payments blogs in the last 12 month...

Posted on Oct 29 2015 by
Over the past year our Payments blogs have proved to be very popular. And while we now have quite a library of payments blogs these are the 5 that have received the most visits: In at number five is “What is a BIC used...

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Don’t let petty cash wreak havoc in your company...

Posted on Oct 14 2015 by
Mishandling of petty cash costs UK businesses £1.8billion a year, this amount of money could potentially employ an extra 72,000 people into the UK workforce. The biggest problem with management of petty cash was misplacing...

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SEPA UK – why multi-level validation of bank account data ...

Posted on Oct 01 2015 by
With SEPA coming to the UK for Euro payments we take a look at why it is necessary to validate information at both the IBAN (International Bank Account Number) and BBAN (Basic Bank Account Number) levels....

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What is a BIC used for?...

Posted on Sep 21 2015 by
In a previous blog we answered the question ‘what is a BIC’ (Business/Bank Identifier Code) but we didn’t delve into the detail about what a BIC is used for. As we saw in the last blog, a BIC is used to identify a...

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Current account switchers top two million within two years o...

Posted on Sep 16 2015 by
More than two million bank customers have opted to use the seven-day account switching service within the first two years of the service's launch. The project was unveiled in 2013, to help improve competition and offer...

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Nearly a quarter of SMEs being pushed into financial crisis ...

Posted on Sep 15 2015 by
Recent research revealed that half of all invoices owed to small firms are overdue. Nearly a quarter of Britain’s small and medium sized enterprises (SME) are being pushed into a financial crisis due to late payments. Out of...

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