First Schools Launch sQuid-enabled Payments With Pebble's School Fund Manager Software

By Squidcard, PRNE
Tuesday, January 11, 2011

LONDON, January 12, 2011 - School Fund Manager (SFM) from Pebble, the smart accountancy software
provider, now enables their school clients to offer online sQuid ePayments as
an option to parents.

sQuid enabled payments in SFM allow parents to pay for a variety of
school related expenses, from school trips to uniforms, using sQuid's online
school ePayments. With full integration into the schools accountancy system,
administration time is reduced making it much simpler and quicker for parents
to pay for various school expenses for their child.

Ryan Green, General Manager at Pebble, says, "We have worked extremely
hard to bring this product to market, so that our school clients can offer
parents an innovative way to pay for everyday school items using an online
account from sQuid. The schools that have adopted this are already seeing
significant benefits in reducing administration as well as convenience to

Sandesh Kuckian, the Finance Officer at Fernwood School, one of the first
schools to launch with sQuid enabled payments through SFM, said, "We have
found it so much easier for parents to conveniently pay for school trips
online. That combined with the fact that our office staff no longer need to
manage cash and cheques has been a real benefit to our school."

sQuid work with a number of schools across the UK, enabling cashless
payment for everything from school lunches and school trips to printing and
photocopying, all aimed at removing cash from schools.

Dominic Pope, marketing manager at sQuid, said, "Online sQuid ePayments
are quick and simple for parents, pupils and the school office to use. The
addition of sQuid as an online payment option for parents will benefit
everyone and removes the need for children to bring cash or cheques to


    Bede Feltham, Marketing Director, sQuidcard
    T: +44(0)20-8339-2111

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