Posts Tagged "pay it forward"

Pay It Forward Request: Laptops needed by pfeg

Posted on Sep 2, 2012 in News, Pay It Forward Requests

The Payments Forward Network is working with pfeg (the Personal Finance Education Group) as we believe that financial literacy is the building block to a stable society and economy. If you are not already familiar with this national charity which helps teachers to develop financial capability in young people, I’d recommend you take a look at their work at  They are always looking for support and funding.  Their new Chief Executive, Tracey Bleakley has passed on a number of Pay It Forward requests and I thought I’d share the first one.  This may be an easy way to...

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POS acquiring solution needed for young entrepreneurs

Posted on Jul 8, 2012 in News, Pay It Forward Requests

Can you help? I was at a networking event for mentors for The Prince’s Trust recently and one of the co-ordinators, upon learning that I had a few contacts in the cards and payments industry asked me if I could help.  The young people that the charity supports through the Enterprise scheme to set up their own business, participate in a Christmas Fair every year.  These young entrepreneurs are often in the early stage of launching their business and may only be set up to take cash and cheques.  At Christmas, of course, people often want to pay by card.  Can anyone help with providing...

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New blog, new beginnings

Posted on Jul 4, 2012 in News, Pay It Forward Requests

So here we are at the start of a new venture and my first introduction to blogging (if I discount my extensive travelogue). So let me start by saying that I make no claims to an expert on cards and payments, but I have hovered around the industry for the last seven years and am lucky to know  some of the most forward thinking, inspirational and opinionated people in the industry.  So by osmosis and my own perspective as a consumer, I have enough views to keep this blog going for a while. I find myself in many meetings in the course of my networking with industry leaders drawing me diagrams...

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