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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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Helping schools and parents in challenging times

Optimism in the face of adversity A conversation with Mark Brant, recently appointed CEO of ParentPay Group Written by Kate Schroeder As I write this, it seems like a strange time to be starting something new, but that got me thinking: Pretty much everything we knew and took for granted has changed in such a […]

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ParentPay go top of the class for information and payment security

ParentPay is one of a handful of suppliers in the education sector to be awarded ISO 27001:2013 compliance certification by assessors accredited by the UK’s National Accreditation Service (UKAS). UKAS has established strict standards and practices to ensure appropriate levels of quality and independence. Matt Jones, Chief Operating Officer at ParentPay commented: “We’re extremely pleased […]

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ParentPay celebrates first graduation of ‘Belief’ classroom

Since 2015 ParentPay has been supporting the Memusi Foundation – a UK founded charity which works to help children in Sub-Saharan Africa escape poverty through education. Our ParentPay CEO and nimbl founder, Clint Wilson opened a new ‘Belief’ classroom in Magadi, Kenya back in September 2016. Today, ParentPay celebrates the first Memusi graduation as the […]

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ParentPay wins ‘Tech Growth Business of the Year 2019’ award

ParentPay was presented the ‘Tech Growth Business of the Year’ award yesterday evening at the annual UK Tech Awards ceremony in London. The annual awards event reflects the contribution of public, private and innovative high-growth home-grown tech companies. The ‘Tech Growth Business of the Year’ award was presented to ParentPay’s CEO, Clint Wilson who was […]

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Clint Wilson, CEO of the Coventry-based group ParentPay, was named LDC’s Most Ambitious Business Leader at a celebration event at the Institute of Engineering and Technology in London this week. Supported by The Telegraph, LDC’s Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders is now in its second year. The aim of LDC is to uncover and […]

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ParentPay and BBC Children in Need join forces

ParentPay Limited, the UK’s leading provider of payment solutions to schools and parents, and BBC Children in Need, the BBC’s UK corporate charity, have announced a partnership for the charity’s 2019 Appeal. The new partnership aims to make it easier for thousands of schools and millions of UK families to raise money for BBC Children […]

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