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Fire Open Payments – New User Interface Guide

Introduction We are very pleased to announce our new Fire Open Payments User Interface, delivering enhanced branding and less friction in the payments flow. The aim of this new UI...

Announcing Direct Debits for Euro Accounts

We are pleased to announce that our business and personal customers may now pay by direct debit from Fire euro accounts. Direct debit is a very common way to pay...

Open Banking Payment Flows – Ireland – 2022 Update

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Batch API Tutorial

Automating your payout process with batches In a previous blog post we described the payouts pain point some businesses experience today, how Fire can help automate this process and examples...

Meet Product Owner, Jonah Craig

Product Owner Jonah is one of our Open Banking and technical specialists in Dublin, so we spoke to him about his career so far with Fire - the challenges but...

Open Banking Payment Flows – Ireland

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The steady rise of Open Payments

Open Payments are hitting the mainstream – it’s time to look at adopting the new payment technology Open Banking Payments are quickly disrupting the way we make payments online. By...

Streamlining payment collection for PPC Providers

How digital advertising agencies can simplify their payment workflows with client-specific accounts and debit cards. Managing a high volume of payments for many different clients at the same time, makes...

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...

Meet Business Analyst, Cailín

Business Analyst Cailín is part of our Dublin team. We sat down with her to find out what it's like working at fire.com's HQ and what brought her to the...

Meet Software Developer, Darren

At the core of fire.com are our software developers. We recently sat down with Darren, from our Dublin team, to find out what it's like working for one of Ireland's...

Meet Operations Analyst, Robert

We recently sat down with Robert, Operations Analyst at fire.com, to find out what it's like working in the Operations team and what led him to fire.com. Check out the...

Meet Product Analyst, Eoin

Eoin is part of the fire.com Product team. We recently sat down with him to find out what his job entails as Product Analyst and what brought him to fire.com....

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...

Want to spark up your career? Then join the fire.com team.

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Fire – a new digital account experience.

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