An innovative new app called SplitBill which allows users to effortlessly divide a bill or expense in a seamless and cashless way launches today, after a successful round of funding.
SplitBill is the first bill sharing application which uses open banking to instantly and securely settle transactions within an all-in-one payment platform, completely free of charge.
SplitBill is being launched in the UK to take advantage of its booming open banking service, allowing users to instantly and securely transfer funds, set up ‘I Owe You’s’, and split bills at the touch of a button. The app can be registered with all major banks across the UK, including Barclays, HSBC, and Nationwide, as well as fintech providers, such as Revolut, Monzo and Starling.
Founded by entrepreneur Ronald Javier Baddouh Abbate, the app was developed to solve the time and logistical issues with splitting bills and payments between groups of people. The
The owner of Sports Direct has criticised the government’s lockdown in Leicester as a “half-cocked plan” while arguing that its stores should be allowed to stay open.
Chris Wootton, chief financial officer of Frasers Group, has written to Michael Gove, the Cabinet Office minister, to ask for clarity over the classification of “essential retail”.
Mr Wootton argued that because Sports Direct stores sold bicycles they were comparable with Decathlon and Go Outdoors, whose stores have been allowed to stay open during the lockdown.
Mr Wootton asked why off-licences were allowed to open but sporting goods shops must shut, given the government’s focus on health. “For the government to deem such items [as alcohol and tobacco] essential to the public over and above the sporting goods we sell is perverse and actually scandalous,” Mr Wootton wrote.
Frasers Group has three Sports Direct stores in Leicester. It is understood to be pressing