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ParentPay and Comic Relief join forces for Red Nose Day 2021

ParentPay Limited, the UK market leader in school payments, and Comic Relief have joined forces for Red Nose Day 2021. The partnership, which began in 2016, will continue to support Comic Relief and thousands of schools and parents around the UK to securely donate without cash to this fantastic cause.   Following the success of last year’s […]

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A statement from our IT Security team

As is being widely reported, SolarWinds recently suffered a security breach, potentially impacting tens of thousands of SolarWinds customers worldwide. As a user of SolarWinds, as soon as ParentPay were made aware of the breach we isolated our systems and launched an immediate and thorough investigation. We have found no evidence to suggest ParentPay customer or partner data has been breached […]

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ParentPay Donates to Food Banks Across the UK

After an immensely challenging year which has seen food banks experience record levels of need, the ParentPay Sales team felt compelled to help their local communities in any way they could. Despite the team residing in multiple locations across the UK, it has rallied round to make donations to support local food banks nationwide, as families […]

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Montagu Private Equity to acquire Capita’s ESS business and invest in ParentPay Group

ESS to become part of ParentPay Group, subject to approval

Montagu Private Equity (“Montagu”), a leading European private equity firm, today announces it has agreed to acquire the Education Software Solutions business (“ESS”) of Capita plc and has also agreed to invest in ParentPay Group (“ParentPay”), a leading provider of education technology. Following successful completion of both investments, ESS will become part of the ParentPay […]

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ParentPay identified in London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ 2020 report

ParentPay recognised in seventh edition of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain report Report identifies fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) across the UK ParentPay’s inclusion reflects its commitment to providing jobs and driving the economy   ParentPay has been identified as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies […]

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ParentPay and BBC Children in Need announce partnership extension

ParentPay Limited, the UK market leader in online payments for schools, and BBC Children in Need, have announced an extension to their partnership for the charity’s 2020 Appeal. The partnership, which began in 2019, will continue to support the fundraising efforts of thousands of schools and millions of families across the UK, by providing a […]

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A statement from our Head of Security

Written by Elliott Lewis, Head of Security, ParentPay Group We were genuinely saddened to hear of the recent incident experienced by WisePay. Unfortunately, data breaches and cyber-attacks are becoming more and more commonplace. No organisation is immune. We, of course, monitored the situation closely and continue to do so. We are genuinely hoping for the […]

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A reflection on the academic year so far…

“They cannot stop me. I will get my education, if it’s in the home, school or anyplace” Malala Yousafzai   As the 19/20 academic year has drawn to a close, with schools around the UK having already finished the summer term, we reflect on a year that has finished in a very different place to […]

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Getting your school ready for a full return

Practical steps to help schools go cashless and paperless  Written by Kate Schroeder Since the Education Act of 1880, which made school compulsory for children aged 5-10, we have never experienced such a sustained disruption to education as Covid-19 has brought to bear. As we begin to emerge from lockdown many aspects are still unclear. The path […]

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