Currency Insights & Analysis

How to Register as Self Employed

Europe is the ideal region for companies looking to expand outside of their home market, offering a wealth of opportunities to expand your reach and increase profits. You’ll be pleased to hear that you don’t need to be a big corporation to consider European expansion.

What is the best way to make an international money transfer?

, ,
There are many reasons why you might need to make an international transfer, whether you're paying for overseas property, paying overseas tuition, or sending money to family and friends. There are a few different ways that you can send money overseas, however, some methods are better than others. 

How long does an international bank transfer take?

, , ,
Whether you're an expat, international student, or business owner, we know how important it is for international payments to arrive promptly. Sending money overseas is less complicated than it may initially seem however, there are a few factors that determine the processing times of your transfers.

How do exchange rates affect businesses?

To compete in today’s economy, international expansion is often a necessary step for a business. With today’s technology, it’s easier than ever to do business overseas, however, international expansion is still a huge undertaking for any company, especially if you’re a small business owner.

6 Tips for Expanding Your Business Internationally in 2022

In today’s global economy, expanding your business to an international market is appealing for many reasons especially when it comes to increasing profit margins. Recent studies show that 45% of middle-market companies make more than half of their revenue overseas.

Benefits of global expansion in 2022

,
In today’s global economy, expanding your business to an international market is appealing for many reasons especially when it comes to increasing profit margins. Recent studies show that 45% of middle-market companies make more than half of their revenue overseas.

Top Tips for Importing and Exporting for Start-Ups

If you’re thinking about buying a property within an EU country post-Brexit, here are some potential restrictions to be aware of.
Britain flag and EU flag painted on a paper house hanging on a rope, symbolising Brexit vote impact on property purchase

How will Brexit impact overseas property owners and buyers in 2021?

If you’re thinking about buying a property within an EU country post-Brexit, here are some potential restrictions to be aware of.
Shell launches share buyback programme

Spike in oil prices boosts Shell’s profits and dividends

,
Shell boosts dividends and launches share buybacks after a spike in oil prices sends the company’s Q2 profits soaring. Stock markets are also enjoying “Super Thursday” but Bank of England (BoE) risks pose a threat to UK stocks. Pound Sterling’s rally also risks slowing down in the wake of next week’s BoE event...
Ray Ban smart glasses

Facebook confirms release of Ray-Ban smart glasses

,
Facebook has cashed in on coronavirus lockdowns with its latest earning report showing that quarterly growth surged to USD 110M a day. Although the Californian tech titan has warned of a slowdown in revenue growth in the forthcoming quarters, Mark Zuckerberg’s ambitions to build a “Facebook metaverse” will create a new wave of growth opportunities...
Board room

Is risk management essential for driving business growth

,
A new EY survey of board members has explored whether risk management has become essential to strengthening resilience against future disruption in the current uncertain environment. The board members believe that risk management will be critical in enabling business growth over the next five years...
US Dollar and Sterling- banknotes and coin. GBP-USD concept

Pound Sterling forecasts slashed amid growing COVID concerns

Pound Sterling (GBP) is trading higher across the board on the first day of the new trading week but analysts have downgraded the currency's medium-term forecast. The near term outlook for the British pound (GBP) is hinged on the US Federal Reserve’s interest rate decision at their upcoming policy meeting and coronavirus developments...