How fintech is increasing financial inclusion

M-Pesa, Vodafone’s mobile money service, has been hugely popular in countries such as Kenya, but hasn’t taken off in South Africa where there is a much deeper banking infrastructure

Fintech startups armed with apps are aiming to increase global access to finance for poorer communities in even the remotest locations

The smart money is on putting payments at the heart of innovation

Small businesses can improve and simplify the movement of money across their organisation while, at the same time, transforming customer experience, says Seamus Smith, chief executive of Sage Pay

Why payments ecosystem is due for shake-up

There’s no doubt that the current payments ecosystem is inefficient and the landscape is cluttered

Five keys to effective global supplier payments

As businesses increasingly shift towards a global supply chain, companies must be ready to handle cross-border payments. But more global suppliers mean more risk, as well as more financial and compliance complexities. Here are five key steps you must take if you want to make supplier payments more efficient and effective – and scale your accounts payable (AP) operation as your business grows

How to maximise revenue and loyalty

The payments industry has arguably never had better incentives to find more convenient ways for consumers to pay for goods and services, writes Miya Knights