Acting as PTS’s payment gateway, SecureTrading will allow individuals to transfer money to and communicate via email with prison inmates.
Users will be able to email prisoners from any computer via the new service Email a Prisoner, and transfer money with the new Payment Services, eliminating the need for other forms of payment.
Detention and immigration removal centres, among many others, are also offered the services from PTS.
Barclays has signed contracts with six of the fintech startups that just graduated from its second New York accelerator programme.
Company card killer Pleo has raised $3m in new funding as it prepares for public launch in the UK and Denmark.
Cheques are become less and less common in the UK according to new research from global market research firm Mintel which claims contactless card use has overtaken cheque payments in the UK for the first time.
Payments for digital and physical goods made mobile operating system-based payments platforms like Apple Pay and Android Pay are expected to boom in the next few years according to new analysis from Juniper.