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If you are making or receiving overseas payments HSBC can you help take care of your international money management and keep in touch with your company's finances.

Your business needs:

How we can help you:

Make and receive payments in foreign currencies from the UK

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Foreign Currency Account – International Business Account

  • Make or receive payments and manage foreign exchange for overseas markets
  • Choose foreign currency accounts in any tradeable currency
  • We can also help you open a if this is more suitable.

Manage international business transactions online

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  • Secure, flexible online banking for larger businesses
  • Make international or SEPA payments; keep track of them and alert suppliers online
  • Get a global view of all your international accounts from one log-in.

Access your international bank accounts 24/7 from anywhere with internet access1

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Business Internet Banking

  • Real-time balances, statements and transactions
  • Manage your foreign currency accounts online
  • Make sterling or foreign currency payments of up to £100,000.

Access your finances on the move with your mobile

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Business Internet Banking on a mobile

  • Free access to your accounts in the UK or internationally2
  • Specially designed display perfectly fits screen
  • View real-time balances and transactions.

Receive alerts on company finances on the move

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Business Text Message Banking

  • Weekly/monthly mini-statements showing balance and up to 5 transactions
  • Alerts when your account reaches amounts at your specification
  • Credit and/or debit alerts.

Pay in international cheques more easily

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Lockbox, cheque negotiation and collection

  • Realise the value of frequent US Dollar and Euro cheque payments with Lockbox services quickly
  • Handle occasional cheque payments from trading partners in other parts of the world with cheque collection or negotiation

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A flexible corporate credit card for staff who travel overseas for business

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Corporate Card

  • Allows staff to charge business, travel and entertainment expenses
  • Up to 56 days interest free credit
  • Designed for businesses with an annual turnover in excess of £3 million.

Make urgent and non-priority international payments including SEPA Credit Transfers

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International Payments and SEPA Credit Transfers

  • International Payments: make urgent one-off payments using priority payments
  • SEPA Credit Transfers: for batched, non-priority EU payments to over 30 countries.

Protection from foreign exchange rate fluctuations

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Foreign Exchange Risk Management

  • Reduces exposure to exchange rate volatility for importers and exporters
  • Helps protect the value of overseas assets, joint ventures and partnerships
  • Helps you compete more effectively in overseas markets.

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Free up cashflow from your export invoices

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Export Invoice Finance

  • Get access to money you have tied up in your sales ledger
  • Minimise risk to your business by collecting payments promptly and efficiently
  • Protect yourself from bad debt and late payment.

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