Business Toolkit: Overview

Introduction

Automating back end processes means digitizing payments

This first section of this business toolkit aims to provide readers with a context of the trends affecting electronic payments in general and why businesses are shifting to electronic payments. By reading this section, you will:

  • Develop a general awareness of why businesses are shifting
  • Get an understanding of trends in the sector and in general
  • Take a simple self test of your knowledge of electronic payments

For further general reading:

BTCA’s White Paper, The Journey to Cash lite, set out the general case for governments, businesses and development partners to shift to electronic payments. For businesses, there are some resources which help to set the scene, but fewer than for governments or for development partners.