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Five Steps to PCI DSS Compliance

If you’re running an organization that offers card payments, you will know about PCI DSS. The global Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard was set up to ensure that card payment processing is handled securely. No matter what size your organization, the PCI DSS standards apply, and failure to maintain adequate PCI DSS compliance can […]


3 Ways Card Payments Can Grow Your Business

Sometimes it feels like a losing battle to get ahead of business costs. But in order to continue succeeding with customers, you need to set your business apart from competitors, so keeping up with the times is important. If you still haven’t added the option of card payments for your customers, here are three reasons […]


How Electronic Payments Are Growing in Popularity

When it comes to changes in the way the British public pay for their purchases, things have gone so quickly over the last decade that it’s almost possible to wonder how we functioned without mobile payments! 2017 marked the 10th anniversary of contactless cards being introduced in the UK, but with the way contactless payments […]


How to Secure Your Contactless Payments

If your business relies on a point-of-sale system, we don’t need to tell you how many transactions are made with contactless tech each day, whether that’s with cards, mobile apps, or wearable tech. Without the need for a PIN number, there are a number of justified security concerns surrounding contactless payments. Here are a few […]


From Barter to Blockchain: The Evolution of Payments

Man first began to barter back in 9000BC in Ancient Egypt. Since then, the way we pay for goods and services has arguably evolved beyond all recognition, and in ways that might surprise you. 600 BC: The first coin Putting an end to arguments over whether 1 sheep was worth 3 or 4 sacks of […]


Home Business Card Payments

When it comes to running a home business, card payments are more important than ever. If you’re running a business from home then it’s easy to feel left out of the technological transformation that’s happening in businesses with their own premises. However, just because your operation is small doesn’t mean that you can’t compete with […]


How PSD2 Impacts Retailers

On January 13, 2018, the Revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) became law in the UK. PSD2 is a directive from the European Union (EU) that will dramatically change the landscape of banking and payment processing, and all retail businesses need to be aware of the practical implications of the new rules. The original Payment Services […]


Is Chip and Pin Essential For a Catering Business?

When you’re starting up a catering business, you have a huge number of things to consider. It’s easy to get lost in a world of health and safety certifications and hiring staff, forgetting to consider how you’ll accept payments. Once upon a time, this wasn’t really a problem, you simply set up a till and […]


The Importance Of Card Payments For Small Businesses

Small businesses truly are the backbone of our economy here in the UK.  It’s incredibly important, therefore, that they move with the times and are able to modernise payment processes, so they’re able to keep up with high street chains and competitors.  However, there are many small retailers and companies out there still not equipped […]


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