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The smarter way for charities to save £50 million a year

The smarter way for charities to save £50 million a year

In our latest customer case study, the Aquaculture Stewardship Council explained why they choose freemarket for their foreign transactions – with efficiency and cost savings being among the main drivers. Unfortunately for many other charities, lack of transparency continues to result in millions being lost in exchange costs.

Tips for paying international invoices

Tips for paying international invoices

In a globalised world, it’s more important than ever for SMEs to take advantage of the benefits available through importing and exporting. That being said, it can be overwhelming when confronted with the myriad laws, regulations and pitfalls associated with taking a business global.

Show me the money

Show me the money

If you’re a regular reader of our blogs, you’ve probably heard us mention our fixed fee of 0.2% one or two times – and for good reason – it’s incredibly low and constant, an offering that isn’t available elsewhere in the market.

5 apps to drive greater business efficiency

5 apps to drive greater business efficiency

Open any app store and you’ll find hundreds (if not thousands) of apps proclaiming to make your life easier, and running your business less stressful. But how do you identify the real deal from the imposters? We’ve put together a list of 5 efficiency-driving apps that we use daily and which – like freemarket’s online FX platform – genuinely do save time and boost business efficiency.

Export Guide: Getting started

Export Guide: Getting started

Last month the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) revealed that despite Brexit – and the imminent prospect of Article 50 being triggered – demand for UK-manufactured goods rose to a two-year high.

Aquaculture Stewardship Council: sustainability educator, happy customer

Aquaculture Stewardship Council: sustainability educator, happy customer

In recent years, we have become more aware of what and how we consume than ever before. Many of our friends, colleagues and family members are opting for a more planet-friendly vegetarian or vegan diet, whilst those of us who remain carnivorous attempt to responsibly source meat, fish and dairy as best we can.

New currency added: Japanese Yen

New currency added: Japanese Yen

JPY is the newest addition to the growing list of currencies we support and for which we achieve market-leading rates on behalf of our customers.

World Book Day! Literature on money, economics and philosophy

World Book Day! Literature on money, economics and philosophy

In honour of World Book Day, why not take a moment to contemplate this selection of iconic books concerning the creation, pursuit and nature of money – along with the economic and philosophical ideas that make it all possible.

Our 0.2% fee: how small is it?

Our 0.2% fee: how small is it?

At freemarket, we keep our fee for international payments and currency exchanges at a stonkingly low 0.2%, regardless of the size of your transaction (or your company).

Lawbots and Robocops, to the rescue!

Lawbots and Robocops, to the rescue!

Much of the debate around the new AI-driven phase of automation centres on the likelihood of job losses once software replaces humans performing repetitive tasks involving large quantities of data processing.