Stephen McGrath
News

EU Commission sets sights on banks’ unfair rates

It’s fair to say that banks have rarely been noted as the guardians of consumer fairness. After all, they are businesses looking to turn a profit on their customers.  However, when it comes to the typically high costs that banks charge on cross-border currency transfers, (even between EU Member States) or on cash withdrawals to...

Stephen McGrath
International Trade

Cash is No Longer King

It’s 2017 and cash as we know it is in the twilight of its career as currency king. In fact, data shows that by 2026, around only 36% of people in the UK will be using cash at all. Even the traditional chip-and-pin card payments are starting to look rather old-age in a landscape of...

Stephen McGrath