National Enterprise Network (NEN) has today announced a corporate partnership agreement with Chip & PIN Solutions, the UK’s leading provider of Card Payment Machines, EPOS Solutions, Merchant Services, E-commerce Packages and Business Cash Advances.
The agreement will see Chip & PIN Solutions offering card payment services to NEN members and their clients. Chip & PIN Solutions have a wealth of experience in the SME market. Providing card payments services to thousands of businesses across the UK, from sole traders such as market traders, SMEs across a broad range of industries, to large blue-chip companies with multi-million pound turnovers such as The AA, Virgin Trains, Domino’s Pizza, Weight Watchers and Liverpool Football Club.
Chip & PIN Solutions are passionate about supporting the SME market and saw NEN’s unique position in the market as offering the ability to further engage and connect with this sector. Their card payment solutions can provide start-ups and small businesses an affordable and efficient means of taking cashless payments and remaining competitive by offering their customers payment flexibility. Their experience within this market has shown that the ability to accept card payments can dramatically increase sales, and improve business efficiency such as improving cash flow and reducing administrative tasks.
David Maisey, Founder & Managing Director of Chip & PIN Solutions commented, “We are delighted to be working in partnership with National Enterprise Network. This commercial agreement is expected to bring substantial benefits and savings to NEN members. We will be supporting NEN members and their clients by providing the latest card payment technology, highly discounted rates and excellent customer service.”
NEN members and their clients will benefit from access to everything they need to start accepting credit and debit card payments. Their payment solutions include mobile GPRS/GSM card machines, portable Bluetooth card machines and fixed line counter-top card machines. They also offer contactless ‘wave & pay’ machines, compatible with all the latest mobile payment apps such as Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Android Pay. Chip & PIN Solution’s card machines have been rigorously tested and are accredited by all major UK banks and can accept all major credit and debit cards. 24 hour customer support is provided and significant savings can be made when switching to Chip & PIN Solutions from other providers.
Dawn Whiteley, NEN Chief Executive commented, “As the clients of NEN members are largely made up of new and emerging businesses, there is a great synergy within this new partnership. Both NEN and Chip & PIN Solutions are passionate about the importance of the enterprise sector. We are excited to be able to offer our members and their clients the opportunity to make use of this technology, which will enable their businesses to take payments in a method that historically has been used predominantly by much larger companies.”
Founded in 2004, Chip & PIN Solutions is built around a simple ethos – that “service matters”. They differentiate their card payment solutions by offering exceptional service and support to merchants. Chip & PIN Solutions has been selected as the NEN’s preferential card payments provider because they ensure businesses receive transparent pricing and have simplified the card acceptance process by combining the key elements of the card payment industry under one roof. Including in-house provisioning and deployment of terminals, card processing, logistics and superior customer support. Meaning NEN members will have access to a one stop shop to start accepting card payments.