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Blackhawk Network Awarded a place on ESPO’s Staff Benefits Framework

Blackhawk Network(BHN), the global market leader in payments, rewards and incentives, has been awarded a place on ESPO’s Staff Benefits Framework (319_23).

Lot 1 Managed Services Platform for Benefit Schemes Lot 2 Cycle to Work Salary Sacrifice Schemes Lot 4 Technology Products Schemes

Joining the ESPO Staff Benefits Framework will allow public sector organisations to

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Blackhawk Network approved for third Crown Commercial Service Framework

Blackhawk Network(BHN), the global market leader in payments, rewards and incentives, has been awarded a third Crown Commercial Service Framework. Cyclescheme, a wholly owned subsidiary of BHN, has been approved to join the (CCS) RM6273 Employee Benefits & Services Framework.

With Cyclescheme, the UK’s leading Cycle to Work provider, employees can save up to 42%

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HUGGG LAUNCHES NEW INITIATIVES TO SUPPORT HSF PAYMENTS

Following the announcement that the Household Support Fund has been extended again, Huggg, the specialist platform which allows organisations to send and manage retail vouchers at scale to those in need, has launched a number of new initiatives. These are designed to help local authorities and their Third Party partner organisations (TPOs) get these vital

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New cost of living crisis research calls for change to public sector financial support

Blackhawk Network finds four priorities local governments should consider when providing funds to people in need

Since 2020 there have been significant increases in the need for ‘alternative payment’ such as voucher schemes and prepaid cards, to deliver financial support to people in need,

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90 local authorities and housing organisations turn to PayPoint for accessible financial support for struggling families

South Lanarkshire Council confirms ‘Cash Out’ delivers immediate and wider access to crucial funds vs vouchers

Increasing numbers of local authorities are utilising the instant cash solutions from PayPoint to financially help families quickly, as the effects of lockdown bring further suffering. Government free school meals and Winter Hardship Fund vouchers provided to

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allpay and Blocser confirm card contract for fast-growing UK gig economy

Blocser believes cards still have a hold

Ambitious Danish fintech Blocser has partnered with top UK card manufacturer allpay.cards with designs on the fast-growing gig economy.

Blocser has pinned their Butterfly Card to one of its biggest market moves yet – the UK offer to the near 5million now estimated as working in

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allpay Renews Place on Northern Housing Consortium (NHC) EPS Framework

allpay, a leading UK payment specialist, has renewed its place on the Northern Housing Consortium (NHC) Electronic Payment Services framework following a detailed tender process.

Rob McCloy, Head of Sales (North), allpay explains: “Frameworks are now an everyday tool for social housing procurement. The NHC offers a range of services to its members of Housing

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