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Payments Association member For Good Causes has provided a new way for companies to celebrate the festive season with their staff to support their favourite causes without putting their hand in their wallet, especially after what has been a terrible financial year for most. Click here for more details.

Payments Association member NatWest has announced that it is waiving monthly hire fees for Point-of-Sale terminals from its payments platform Tyl until the end of 2020.

Payments Association member Eazy Collect provide direct debit services for businesses and are currently offering: 

  • No setup fee
  • Free onboarding (24 hour KYC)
  • 6 months free monthly fees
  • Discounted transaction fee

Skrill is offering its wallet and Quick Checkout solution free of charge to SME’s who are providing products or services supporting communities during the COVID-19 outbreak. Read their press release for more information.

IWOCA has launched a lending platform to help banks and fintechs tap UK SMEs. Click here to view the full article.

True Layer has developed a donation app Donate Direct, which is designed to raise funds for charities and crisis workers.

Stripe has launched a series of products to help platforms and their customers  adapt to the post-Covid-19 economy. Click here to view the full article. 

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