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Wise Platform and Allica Bank Announce Partnership to Boost Cross-Border Payments for UK Businesses

Allica customers can now make international payments quickly and conveniently within their own banking app

Payhawk releases International Payments in fifty currencies in partnership with Wise Platform

Payhawk has partnered with Wise Platform to integrate fast, low-cost international payment services directly into the Payhawk platform

Saudi Awwalal Bank Signs Partnership Agreement with Wise

Saudi Awwalal Bank has entered into an agreement with Wise to provide Alawwal customers with fast, secure and cost-effective solutions for sending and receiving money internationally.

Barely half of banks’ own employees would recommend their international payment services to customers

A recent survey has revealed that only 51% of employees at the UK's top banks would recommend their respective institutions' international payments services.

As 63% of Brits say sightseeing is one of the best things about holiday, Wise partners with The Rest is History to he...

With the summer travel season in full swing, Brits are filling cafés, sunburning on beaches, and queueing for museums around the world. Holidaying, and sightseeing in particular, is something the U...

New Data From Wise Shows Irish People Plan To Retire Abroad and Reveals Top Destinations Are Portugal, The UK and Spain

New research by Wise, the global technology company building the best way to move and manage money, has found that 27% of Irish people are ‘very likely’ to retire abroad.

Forget the flights: Wise and travel expert Nicky Kelvin show that holiday value comes from cost of hotels, beers and ...

Despite rising prices, 74% of Brits still plan to holiday this year - but value is a priority, with half keen for somewhere new if it means money goes further Brits too focused on flight prices, wi...

Rising costs impacting holiday decisions, but Irish travel makers still set for big summer plans

Majority of Irish people will use personal savings to pay for 2023 holidays, but will spend more time researching holiday options The average Irish person is set to spend €2,800 on summer vacation

Wise unveils new look as it reaches 16 million customers served worldwide and continues global expansion

New look reflects Wise’s global community, as the company doubles down on expansion, revealing new product and global growth plans

Wise enters 2023 with 15 new partners in 4 new markets, bringing total to over 60 partners worldwide

10 million people and businesses gained access fast, cheap international payments powered by Wise in 2022

Wise sets a new standard for holding money: Introducing “Interest” product in Wise Assets

New fund will track the interest rate offered by major central banks, allowing UK customers to earn in line with local interest rates. 99.99% of money held will be instantly accessible, making it c...

1 in 10 Brits will host Christmas on Zoom this year as cost of living keeps families apart

With 48% of Brits having family abroad, a ‘global’ Christmas is common for many in the UK As the cost of living soars, 12% are opting for a “Zoom Christmas” this year instead of seeing family in pe...

Nothing To Hide

A global grassroots campaign striving to bring transparent pricing to international payments to help achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal of reducing remittance prices below 3% b...

Pride at Wise: An open letter

During this year’s Pride, we’ll be celebrating all the people that have gone before us, because long before it was a party Pride was a very real protest at the discrimination that LGBTQ+ community ...

Remittances: why they matter to me and millions more around the world

Today, we celebrate the International Day of Family Remittances. Wise was founded by immigrants, built by immigrants, and is used by immigrants.

Digital trade isn’t the future, it’s here: governments need to embrace it

Digital trade has skyrocketed in the last two decades. From e-commerce and international professional services to cloud computing and digitisation of finance, it has become a fundamental part of th...

Payment services regulations: How consumers and businesses could benefit

It's a matter of weeks until the Payment Services Regulations could finally end the currency exchange rip off for the 21 million adults who exchanged money in the last year, as well as the 3 millio...

UK residents to pay £238 million in remittance fees needlessly in 2021

New estimates show the UK is set to miss the UN Sustainable Development Goal to halve remittance prices to 3% by 2030. Those sending money say sending badly needed remittances has become more finan...

Average Brit set to lose £17,000 in hidden foreign currency fees

Wise, complaints service Resolver and fellow fintech Plum have launched Fight Overseas Fees, to expose the true cost of spending abroad, empowering customers to fight for change.

PSD2 Update: Government chooses to gold-plate bank revenues in the Payment Services Regulations

Last week the Conservative Government published their response to the consultation on the Payment Services Regulations. It’s clear to consumers where their priorities lie.

PSD2: You can make the UK Government end hidden charges

In December we wrote about PSD2 (the Second Payments Services Directive) and its importance in bringing fairness to finance.


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