Case Studies

We retired to France but plan on visiting our daughter and family before her wedding. We need to transfer money to our UK account to fund the wedding etc., what is the best solution for this?

We retired to France but plan on visiting our daughter and family before her wedding. We need to transfer money to our UK account to fund the wedding etc., what is the best solution for this?

27th March 2019

When transferring money overseas, the first question that springs to mind is whether the exchange rate is favourable and more importantly, what exchange rate will you g ...READ MORE

We are French residents. Our daughter is considering a UK university for September – how would we regularly move money over for tuition fees, living costs etc.?

We are French residents. Our daughter is considering a UK university for September – how would we regularly move money over for tuition fees, living costs etc.?

6th February 2019

When making a regular currency transfer via your bank, you would normally be charged a tourist exchange rate, which is similar to the rate you would receive when exchan ...READ MORE

I have to transfer a large amount on a single transfer, what is the best option? I would normally transfer directly via my bank.

I have to transfer a large amount on a single transfer, what is the best option? I would normally transfer directly via my bank.

23rd November 2018

Although it may sound unnerving to transfer a large amount of money to another country, it’s actually easier than you would think. Using your bank might seem the obvi ...READ MORE

If there is no deal on the 29/03/19, can I still transfer my money between countries?

If there is no deal on the 29/03/19, can I still transfer my money between countries?

7th September 2018

As MPs returned to Westminster at the end of August, Brexit negotiations between the UK and the EU heated up. Every time an announcement was made, the pound reacted acc ...READ MORE

I receive a regular income from the UK that I need to transfer overseas. Is it possible to fix the rate in advance and for how long?

I receive a regular income from the UK that I need to transfer overseas. Is it possible to fix the rate in advance and for how long?

8th June 2018

If you’re looking to transfer money overseas and would like to time it best, you have two options:

> a spot contract, which me ...READ MORE

More king than president?

More king than president?

19th April 2018

It’s a long time since Emmanuel Macron rode to presidential power on a wave of promises, many related to public spending and reforming the labour market. Now that it’s time to deliver on those pro ...READ MORE

Don’t make a single currency transfer without reading this

Don’t make a single currency transfer without reading this

14th July 2017

Are you a savvy shopper? Do you love the feeling you get from a deal that saves you money?

If you’re planning any substantial int ...READ MORE

Will Sterling take another pounding at the coming election?

Will Sterling take another pounding at the coming election?

3rd May 2017

With a 2.1% rise, sterling had one of its best days in a decade, reaching a four-month high after prime minister Theresa May called an election for June 8. The euro too ...READ MORE