An inherent lack of transparency in FX deals is fundamentally damaging for SMEs

Does your business trust a high street bank or traditional FX broker to look after its international payment requirements? If so, it could be time to review your arrangements…

A number of legal cases have recently emerged in the UK of SMEs alleging that they have been mis-sold complex FX derivatives by high street banks and FX brokers as an alternative to conventional currency hedging strategies – especially in the run-up to the UK’s EU Referendum last summer.

Research has also revealed that small firms are paying out a staggering £4bn in built-in costs when they use the nation’s high street banks to transfer money overseas for buying goods or services. This is unethical, uncommercial – and entirely unnecessary.


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