Card processing rates from Natwest

Most new businesses still go to their high street bank for card processing services without realising this is the most expensive place to go and that the exact same product is available elsewhere at a fraction of the price. Here’s a … Continued

Interchange Plus pricing – what is it ?

Interchange Plus pricing or Blended pricing ?  These are the 2 options for card acquirers when setting the basis of customers’ pricing.  Is there a material difference? Does it matter to card accepting businesses or is it all just industry “technobabble” … Continued

Latest WorldPay fee increase letters

Merchant reaction, from those we’ve spoken with, to the WorldPay fee increases on Visa debit seems to be one of “outrage” as their costs have increased by significantly more than the interchange increases.  It seems the first of the fee increase … Continued

WorldPay merchant services price increases

WorldPay has recently informed their customers of their latest merchant services price increases.  In a letter/email (click here) they advise customers that the “majority will see an increase in their costs of accepting Visa debit cards”.  WorldPay is the largest merchant services … Continued