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How do I get paid during Covid-19? Let me count the ways…

Coronavirus restrictions have meant that businesses are having to adapt their trading models. And that means exploring new ways to pay and get paid. We list some of the most common ways below.

June 3, 2020 at 12:24 PM

A beginner’s guide to risk assessments

By Graeme Zwart, Head of Security  Time, budget and resource are finite for every organisation. So, spending your way out of a situation is often not an option. It’s a case of doing more with less, and working efficiently and effectively. On that basis, here are our top tips for conducting a risk assessment...

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May 27, 2020 at 5:56 PM

Retailing in the time of Covid

We’re living in strange retail times. With Covid lockdowns in place, shops shuttered or reopening under strict rules and supply chains under stress, retailers are looking for new ways to reach customers. Yet it’s important that any quick fixes are both quick and a fix as well as being fit-for-purpose now and in the future...

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May 19, 2020 at 11:00 AM

What bicycles can tell us about information security

By Graeme Zwart, Head of Security A psychology paper on the science of bicycles provides some useful lessons to those devising information security training programmes...

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May 13, 2020 at 12:44 PM

The Dunning-Kruger effect in information security

By Graeme Zwart, Head of Security  A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. But when it comes to information security, being unskilled and unaware of it is not the ideal combination...

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May 6, 2020 at 1:03 PM

Four in Hand: PXP Financial Bolsters Senior Team

End to end payments experts announces four new senior hires after a successful start to 2020 London, UK, 27th April 2020 - PXP Financial, the global expert in acquiring and payment processing, today announces four major new hires. Following a successful expansion into the US earlier in 2020, PXP Financial welcomes Arne Matthias as Chief Operating Officer, and Anschana Caravaca as Head of Gaming to the team. Additionally, Dave Janse joins as Head of Business Development, and Armin Pichler as Head of HR...

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April 27, 2020 at 10:26 AM

Strong customer authentication: ready, test, go…

Merchants in Europe and the UK are getting ready for the new strong customer authentication requirements. The implementation deadline of 31 December 2020 (14 March 2021 in the UK) is fast approaching. We’ve been receiving questions from customers about the testing process, which I explain below...

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April 22, 2020 at 1:48 PM

The exceptions which prove the rule

Where there are laws, there are loopholes. Where there are conditions, there are caveats. New EU strong customer authentication (SCA) requirements apply to every electronic transaction, but naturally there are exceptions…..

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April 15, 2020 at 9:49 AM

PXP Financial launches new research on generational outlook towards payments and betting

Millennials rely on debit cards for betting and spend the most compared with any other generation Responses towards the credit card ban grow more negative the older respondents are, with Generation X particularly disliking it Generation X prefer the convenience of e-Commerce when compared to other generations  ..

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April 6, 2020 at 11:10 AM

Streamlining payment reminders with pay-by-link

Not all sales are In-Over-Out. That’s when the customer comes into a shop, goods are exchanged over a counter for payment in full and go out the door with the customer...

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April 6, 2020 at 8:30 AM