Regulatory News

Equals awarded ISO/IEC 27001 Certification

04 December 2023

Equals Group plc (AIM:EQLS), the fintech payments group focused on the Enterprise and SME marketplaces, is pleased to announce the Group has been awarded the ISO/IEC 27001:2022 certification, the leading international standard focused on Information Security Management, published by the International Organization for Standardization (‘ISO’).

The Group's technology platform and information and security systems were subject to a rigorous external audit covering data encryption, vulnerability management, business continuity, disaster recovery plans and other security controls.

Obtaining the ISO/IEC 27001 certification demonstrates the commitment of Equals to building not only platforms that deliver superior functionality for its customers but concurrently ensuring that platform is both scalable and has the highest levels of security.

Ian Strafford-Taylor, CEO of Equals, said: “ISO/IEC 27001 is regarded as the international ‘Gold Standard’ of security certifications and this achievement reflects our continued investment into our platform, processes and people along with our commitment to ensuring the security of our customers' data.”


For more information, please contact:


Equals Group plc  
Ian Strafford-Taylor, CEO
Richard Cooper, CFO
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7778 9308
Canaccord Genuity (Nominated Adviser & Broker) 
Max Hartley / Harry Rees Tel: +44 (0) 20 7523 8150
Buchanan (Financial Communications)  
Henry Harrison-Topham / Stephanie Whitmore / Toto Berger
[email protected]
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7466 5000


Notes to Editors:

Equals Group plc is a technology-led international payments group augmented by highly personalised service for the payment needs of SME’s whether these be FX, card payments or via Faster Payments. Founded in 2007, the Group listed on AIM in 2014. For more information, please visit