Consumers and businesses can now pay and transfer between multiple currencies using Mastercard ‘Flow Prepaid’ and ‘Echo Prepaid’

  • Flow Prepaid Mastercard© and Echo Prepaid Mastercard© have been developed with Mastercard©, in collaboration with Global Processing Services (GPS), an industry-leading issuer processor
  • Both Flow Prepaid, the consumer payment card, and Echo Prepaid, solution targeted at businesses, can be linked to an Enumis eWallet account for flexible money management
  • These solutions will further support Enumis’ mission to provide innovative, tailored ways for individuals and businesses to dynamically manage their everyday finances whilst benefitting from competitive foreign exchange rates

Enumis, an electronic money institution, announces the launch of their two branded prepaid cards, Flow and Echo, as well as Enumis eWallet account - marking yet another market-changing step within the Prepaid market.…

Optimism for a ‘Soft Brexit’ diminishing amongst financial sector leaders

  • 58% expecting a ‘Hard’ Brexit
  • Two thirds expect access to EU Markets to be negatively affected
  • 75% reviewing options to move at least some operations out of UK

Leaders of the UK’s leading FinTech and Prepaid financial services businesses are expecting a ‘hard’ Brexit that will diminish financial sector access to EU markets and adversely affect their businesses.…

The convergence of prepaid and fintech takes centre stage at PIF Innovation Day 2018

PIF, the not-for-profit trade association representing the high-growth prepaid sector, has released details of its fourth annual Innovation Day and has announced Wirecard as the Headline Sponsor for 2018. The event will be held at Grace Hall in London on Thursday 17 May.…

FinTech Unplugged goes LIVE at the PIF Innovation Day 2018

FinTech Unplugged LIVE @ PIF Innovation Day 2018

FinTech Unplugged, the irreverent and provocative podcast series that tackles the most difficult FinTech and payments topics will be recorded LIVE on stage at the PIF Innovation Day 2018

You can expect a frank assessment of prepaid today as co-hosts Robert Courtneidge and Suresh Vaghjiani answer controversial questions from the 'BIN of Confusion' at Grace Hall in London on Thursday, 17 May.

Mando, part of the leading global WPP communications group, launches the ‘Universal Card’

  • Universal Card will enable brands and companies to benefit from their own branded prepaid reward and incentive card for both their customers and employees
  • The solution will be available both in a virtual and physical card and provides branded rewards solutions starting from as little as £1 per card
  • The card can be used anywhere accepting Mastercard, allowing the cardholder to truly choose the reward they want

Mando, part of the WPP group today announces the launch of their ‘Universal Card’, in collaboration with Global Processing Services, leader in payment issuer processing.…

B4B Payments announced as the new name for Payment Card Solutions and Bread4Business

B4B Payments has been announced as the new name for Payment Card Solutions and Bread4Business.

The change is effective from 5 March 2018.

The continued success of the business along with its recent achievement of API (Authorised Payment Institute) status by the Financial Conduct Authority has created new and exciting opportunities for the team to deliver enhanced value to its clients.

New Podcast: Fintech Unplugged with Robert Courtneidge and Suresh Vaghjiani

Two of the most respected and outspoken leaders in the payments industry go head-to-head to answer difficult and controversial questions posed by the ‘BIN of Confusion’.

Unscripted and unrehearsed, Fintech Unplugged offers informative, entertaining and often opposing perspectives on topics including the future of crypto, the problems with BIN sponsorship, why prepaid issuer processors can get such a bad rap and much more.…

17 million Brits ready to pay with wearable devices

Overwhelming success of contactless cards peaks shopper demand for wearable payments

February 22, 2018 – One quarter (26%) of British shoppers expect to start using “tap and go” contactless payments with a smartwatch, bracelet, keyring or other forms of wearable payments, according to new figures from Mastercard.…

A Third of Customers Ready to Trust Tech Companies with their Bank Account

Just under a third of UK adults (30%) would be happy to sign over access to their financial data to trusted tech companies such as Apple, Google or third-party apps using such platforms, a study has revealed.

The research* by the Prepaid International Forum (PIF), the not-for-profit trade body representing the prepaid financial services sector, has been revealed following the start of ‘open banking’ in the UK.…

PIF welcomes Compass Plus to membership

Another growth boost for PIF as innovative payment solutions provider joins the Prepaid International Forum 

London, 13 February 2018 -  The Prepaid International Forum (PIF), the not-for-profit industry body representing the prepaid sector, today announced Compass Plus, an international provider of retail banking and electronic payments software for processors and financial institutions, as its latest member.…