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In Conversation: Protecting your bottom line from the impact of currency fluctuation

By HiFX  /     Mar 23, 2017  /     Global  /     0 Comment

Welcome to In Conversation, foreign exchange insights and discussions from HiFX to support businesses that send or receive international payments.  For more on effective foreign exchange risk management, join us at our upcoming CIMA Bitesize Briefing events in London (5th April) and Manchester (6th April).   The foreign exchange markets have become more and more […]

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In Conversation: Exporting in an environment of risk to achieve sales growth

By HiFX  /     Feb 28, 2017  /     Global  /     0 Comment

Welcome to In Conversation, foreign exchange insights and discussions from HiFX to support businesses that send or receive international payments.   2017 could potentially be an uncertain year for exporters, as we enter a new post-Brexit and post-Trump world. Yet the UK economy has so far appeared to be buoyant and resilient. Against this backdrop, […]

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How is the Pound performing around the world?

By HiFX  /     Aug 24, 2016  /     Global  /     0 Comment

It’s now been exactly two months since the UK voted to leave the EU, causing the Pound to drop significantly overnight. As the dust has started to settle in the following weeks, Sterling has generally remained weaker than it was before the vote, due to an uncertainty about what Brexit could mean for areas of […]

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Have Expats Got It Wrong?

By HiFX Team  /     Feb 04, 2016  /     Global  /     0 Comment

It is no secret that people from Britain are often inclined to leave their old lives behind and emigrate abroad to start afresh. Whether it is for the promise of better weather, a new career path or just generally a better quality of life, around 7-8% of the UK population have decided that other places around […]

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Cheaper to Catch a Flight

By HiFX Team  /     Jan 29, 2016  /     Global, Uncategorised  /     1 Comment

It has become a well-known fact that the UK is an expensive country. Not long ago, we were all talking about a man who commutes to work in London from Barcelona every day to work, as it’s cheaper in rent and travel costs. Unbelievable! Technology, food, travel and clothes are just some of the things that […]

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What you can buy with the money you save

By HiFX Team  /     Jan 20, 2016  /     Global  /     0 Comment

When you first start to think about making an international money transfer, your initial instinct will probably be just to use your regular bank. Your account is already set up so the process seems simple, and you assume your bank will give you the best exchange rate. But what many people fail to realise is […]

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Common UK Business Phrases and Their European Translations

By HiFX Team  /     Dec 18, 2015  /     Global  /     0 Comment

We’re all guilty of using a cliched expression at work every now and then. You might have caught yourself telling a colleague it’s time to “get down to business”, or checking everyone is “on the same page”, without really thinking about the literal meaning of what you’re saying. We’re so used to these everyday business […]

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