LIVE BLOG: COVID-19 Support and Resources for Small Businesses

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LIVE BLOG: COVID-19 Support and Resources for Small Businesses

Companies all across the world are operating remotely, playing their part in slowing down the spread of COVID-19. But not all are so lucky, with some being forced to temporarily close, or reduce their offerings. One thing is clear – we’re all in this together, and we’re going to need to rely on each other to get through this. Whether it’s medical updates, employer resources, or info on available financial support – we’ve got as … Read More

Top 10 Most Traded Currencies 2020

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Top 10 Most Traded Currencies 2020

Did you know that the equivalent of a staggering $6.6 trillion US dollars is traded every day? The Foreign Exchange Market is the most heavily traded market in the world, with the 10 most traded currencies accounting for nearly 90% of all Forex trades. We take a look at those top 10 currencies here: #1 – US Dollar (USD) The world’s most traded currency belongs to the United States of America, home of the world’s … Read More

Top 10 Strongest Currencies in the World 2020

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Top 10 Strongest Currencies of the World 2020

One of our most popular blogs last year ranked 2019’s 10 strongest currencies out of the 180+ recognised by the United Nations. Our list of 2020’s strongest currencies hasn’t seen many major changes so far.  With the global outbreak of COVID-19, economies have taken big hits and stocks have plummeted. Many investors and buyers have become incredibly risk-averse, and they’re sitting tight. Some currency values have dipped – but it’s unsurprising to see the top … Read More

Introducing the Small Enterprise Exchange Directory (SEED)

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SEED

Despite the uncertainty caused by COVID-19, Team Remitr remains focussed on doing everything we can to support our customers, business partners, and the wider SMB community. Remitr CEO and CO-Founder, Kanchan Kumar: “Our goal is to enable small businesses to support each other. Right now, there is a very real need to band together and unite the founders, entrepreneurs, and business owners that are the backbone of our economy. This is why we have launched … Read More

Update From REMITR Regarding COVID-19

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Update From REMITR Regarding COVID-19

To Our Community: In light of COVID-19, we are all faced with great uncertainty and the need to make bold decisions. At REMITR, we remain focussed on one pressing goal – supporting our customers, staff, business partners, and community through this crisis, so that we may all emerge physically, emotionally, and fiscally fit to face the future together. We continue to prioritize supporting our customers and their ever-evolving needs in the new reality that we’re … Read More

Working From Home: A Guide for Small Business Owners

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Working From Home: A Guide for Small Business Owners

Most small business owners are used to working in offices and shared spaces. Members of your team may work from home as needed, with little to no impact on your team’s morale or productivity. But things are a bit different right now. In an effort to halt the spread of the COVID-19 virus, businesses around the world are shutting down their offices and asking employees to work from home. However, few business owners are used … Read More

Modified COVID-19 Banking Hours in Effect for Canada’s Largest Banks

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Bank Opening Times: Hours Of Operations For Canada's Largest Banks

These are challenging times for us all. Many banks in Canada are now operating on modified banking hours, with some branches not opening at all.  The global outbreak of COVID-19 has left people (particularly small businesses) in difficult financial situations, which means managing finances is more top of mind than ever. We hope this list of resources and modified branch hours is of use to you and helps with your planning for the immediate future: … Read More

The History of Currency in Ireland

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The History of Currency in Ireland

With Saint Patrick’s Day fast approaching, people all around the world are preparing to don green and drink “the black stuff”. But, as Alan Partridge would say, “there’s more to Ireland than this”. Ireland has a long, complicated and fascinating history – and the story of currency on the island is no different. While the first evidence of human presence in Ireland dates back about 12,500 years, the story of currency there can be traced … Read More

How the Coronavirus is Impacting Small Businesses Worldwide

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How the Coronavirus is Impacting Small Businesses Worldwide

*For the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak, check out the World Health Organization’s website.  Wall Street is having a terrible time, Boeing is reporting massive losses, and companies like Google are asking staff to work from home. These are all results of the global spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), but it’s far from just the huge, global businesses that are affected. Small businesses are feeling the impact too. Here’s how: Supply Chain Breakdown Businesses … Read More

How To Become An Exporter In Canada

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How To Become An Exporter In Canada

Exports play a crucial role in the health of the Canadian economy, accounting for nearly 33% of GDP in 2019 – that’s around $450 billion worth of products! Here’s a breakdown of Canada’s top 10 exports, per World Exports: # Export USD (Billions) 1 Mineral fuels (including oil) $98.4 2 Vehicles $61.4 3 Machinery (including computers) $34.8 4 Gems & Precious Metals $21.3 5 Electrical Equipment $13.5 6 Plastics $12.7 7 Wood $11.7 8 Aircraft … Read More