Tag Archives: smes

How SMEs can stand out from the crowd

From quirky coffee shops and unique clothing brands to mobile vegan food trucks, it’s amazing to see new businesses opening and offering their customers something totally unique. With the rise of the independent business looking to continue, it’s important that your SME stands out from the crowd. Whether you do this through fun marketing campaigns, […]


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 […]


Merchant Funding’s NEW Collaboration With Alternative Business Funding

Merchant Funding is pleased to announce that we are now working in collaboration with Alternative Business Funding. Alternative Business Funding is an online portal designed to offer SMEs a free and easy way to find a suitable funding company. The portal offers a variety of funding choices to SMEs from short to long-term loans, equity […]


Stortford Card Company Introduces Alternative Cash Advance System For SMEs

Bishop’s Stortford’s pioneering card payment company is continuing to expand its services with the introduction of Merchant Funding. Chip & PIN Solutions, of the Raynham Road Industrial Estate, believes its new cash advance system is a more convenient alternative to the traditional borrowing offered by banks. Aimed at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), Merchant Funding enables companies to […]


Surge of SMEs in the Beauty & Cosmetology industry needing to accept card payments

Over the last 12 months or so, Chip & PIN Solutions has witnessed a surge of businesses in the beauty industry needing to accept card payments. Britain’s beauty industry is booming, and it comes as no surprise that beauticians need to offer their customers the option to pay on card, especially with an average transaction […]