How would I pay a tutor who is not in the UK

Most foreign tutors accept payments via PayPal

Tutors themselves will inform you of their preferred method of payment. The most regularly used method of payment for international tutors is PayPal. Of course international bank transfer is also a method that some tutors request. The cost of these method of transfer are varied, but in most cases due to the fact that most international tutors have a lower fees, it may still be an attractive proposition.