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What are Open Payments?

The arrival of Open Banking represents a seismic shift in the way consumers and businesses use financial services. By giving regulated third-parties secure access to financial information, it is shaking...

Online retail and Open Payments: a perfect match

How e-commerce businesses can benefit from frictionless bank account payments that provide fast settlement, reduce fraud and cost less than card payments. For years, consumer buying behaviour has been shifting...

Fire Open Payments – a new way to get paid

The arrival of Open Banking represents a major change in the way consumers and businesses will use financial services. By opening up access to the account to regulated third-parties, it...

Introducing Fire-UK

As part of our growth plans, we at fire.com are pleased to announce the launch of our new entity, “Fire-UK”. For several reasons we decided some time ago to create...

fire.com to open a development hub in Cork

As part of our continuing growth, we are pleased to announce the opening of a new development hub for fire.com in Cork, Ireland. Our Cork team, comprising development and product...

Authenticating and authorising payments under PSD2

With new standards part of EU’s second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) becoming effective as of 14 September 2019, comes tighter regulations surrounding the authentication of payment transactions online. A key...

What is Strong Customer Authentication?

You may or may not have heard about Strong Customer Authentication (SCA for short). Either way, what's important to know is, it will change the way you access your bank...

Things have changed – now you can too

When it comes to change, the payments landscape, like so many other aspects of business is undergoing deep transformation. This change is driven by many factors – technology, regulation and...

Managing business expenses with fire.com

There is little doubt that the effective control and management of business expenses is a key objective for organisations of all sizes – from start-ups to large corporates. Keeping business...

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Fire – a new digital account experience.

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