COVID19 – cost relief from merchant service providers

COVID19 and the resulting lockdown is severely impacting many small UK businesses.  Pubs, restaurants, gymns, hairdressers and many other “non-essential” businesses are unable to trade and are earning no income.  But that doesn’t stop their costs mounting up and business … Continued

Best UK Virtual Terminals

Pretty much every time we make a payment online, we’re doing so thanks to a virtual terminal.  For many of us, most of our shopping is now done online – it beats queuing up in John Lewis at Christmas time! … Continued

Business Debit Fees to Increase in 2019

In 2019 there will be the first significant changes in interchange fees since the EU’s 2015 intervention to cut consumer credit and debit fees.  Some of these changes will be beneficial for merchants, some not.  The first of these is … Continued

10 Tips To Reduce Your Card Processing Costs

In 2015, Laura launched her new business: a bespoke wedding invitation design studio. It was her first business and everything proved a steep learning curve. Early on, she bought a mobile point of sale device (also called a card reader) … Continued