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Variable Recurring Payments in 2023: Their untapped potential

This article explores the untapped potential of VRPs, and the regulatory issues governing their roll out in the UK today.

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Everything you need to know about payment gateways

What is a payment gateway? Is it the same with a payment processor? How does it work and how do I choose one for my online business?

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Citizen launches significant usability upgrade to its payment journey

We’re delighted to unveil the launch of a significant usability upgrade to Citizen’s payment solution, specifically optimised to maximise conversion. Read all about the latest features now.

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Paying never felt so good: Citizen launches new, optimised payment journey on mobile

We have added a number of new features to Citizen’s mobile payment journey to make it even simpler and more intuitive to use. Discover what the changes look like for both merchants and the end-customer.

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An instant guide to account-to-account payments using open banking

Read Citizen's instant guide to discover how open banking is transforming account-to-account payments and how they compare to alternative payment methods.

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Verifying funds: how open banking can ensure compliant commerce

Citizen’s CEO, James Neville, chats with personal finance reporter, Georgie Frost, to discuss how open banking can help merchants to easily connect identity and payments to verify transactions and meet their KYC requirements. 

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Identity fraud: what it is and how to prevent it

James Neville, Citizen’s CEO joins Business Reporter in a short podcast to discuss how fintechs can help merchants identify and mitigate fraud, whilst covering what identity theft is, what the causes are, and how it affects payments and digital currencies.

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Cash and consumers - Changing payment habits

James Neville, Citizen’s CEO, joins Business Reporter in a second podcast to discuss cash, consumers and the impact of payments on our behaviour.

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Biometric, blockchain and Buy Now, Pay Later - The future of payments

James Neville, Citizen’s CEO, joins Business Reporter to discuss the latest innovations in payments and financial services as BNPL and blockchain developments are transforming how we pay.

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What is the New Payments Architecture and what impact will it have?

New Payments Architecture: 8 answers to the most searched questions about the UK's latest payment project

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7 common questions about Variable Recurring Payments

The Citizen guide to Variable Recurring Payments (VRPs), including differences from direct debit and standing orders.

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The reign of the credit card

This page shows the history of the payments industry throughout the years, from sci-fi to the internet. Click to find out more.

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