Safe Belief Financial institution has partnered with Mastercard to supply prospects extra selection and comfort via open banking to repay retail finance.
Open banking empowers customers to entry, use and profit from their monetary information, and to provoke funds between any of their financial institution accounts. With specific consent from Safe Belief Financial institution prospects, Mastercard’s open banking know-how permits seamless and quick account-to-account funds. This provides prospects a brand new and handy solution to make funds on retail finance loans with Safe Belief Financial institution’s ‘Straightforward Financial institution Switch’ fee choice.
Jim Wadsworth, Senior Vice President, Open Banking, Mastercard stated: “At Mastercard, we’re enthusiastic about constructing know-how developments that allow better selection and comfort in how customers pay, entry, and handle their funds with open banking. This partnership offers prospects with the selection to pay again their retail finance immediately from any of their chosen financial institution accounts safely, shortly, and with the least quantity of friction.”
Safe Belief Financial institution, an award-winning UK retail financial institution headquartered in Solihull, offers financial savings accounts and lending companies to over 1 million prospects. The patron finance division provides point-of-purchase finance via its V12 Retail Finance enterprise, in partnership with nationwide manufacturers like Watches of Switzerland, Beaverbrooks, DFS and Sofology, to assist prospects fulfill their ambitions to purchase what they need, when they need.
Chris Higham, Head of Funds and Playing cards at Safe Belief Financial institution, says: “Our imaginative and prescient is to turn into the UK’s most trusted specialist lender and partnering with a trusted title like Mastercard helps us to innovate safely for our prospects. And it was necessary for us to decide on a accomplice who had already carried out open banking within the UK with profitable monetary companies use circumstances.”
Chris continues to clarify the impression of the partnership to date, “With Mastercard’s open banking platform, we’re now capable of supply our prospects extra selection when making retail finance repayments. Earlier than, prospects eager to ship a fee to their account needed to log into their on-line financial institution and arrange a brand new payee earlier than they might make a fee, noting the reference quantity and manually typing it in – which was a sluggish course of for them and resulted in some reconciliation errors for us.”
Mastercard has a robust monitor file of main profitable open banking collaborations with European monetary establishments, powering greater than 50 banks throughout Europe right now together with Tesco, Lloyds, Danske Financial institution, DNB, Santander Client Financial institution, and Lunar. In Europe, Mastercard now permits open banking entry throughout 18 markets – empowering banks, fee service suppliers and fintechs to supply their prospects revolutionary information and fee companies that make life simpler.
Chris Higham concludes, “That is simply the beginning of our journey with open banking, and we’re aiming to develop our partnership with Mastercard throughout new areas of the enterprise within the close to future.”