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Taking payments in a gig-economy world

The world of business has loosened up in recent years, losing its rigid format. No longer does a person need to have a company name, registered head office, or even have fixed office premises in order to run their business. Often, contractors can work from […]

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Why SMEs benefit ‘massively’ from contactless payments

A recent study has declared that SMEs benefit ‘massively’ from accepting cashless payments from customers. According to the research, which was carried out by e-commerce giant ECC Köln, more than half of the businesses surveyed (53%) stated that they have seen ‘positive improvements’ since embracing […]


Valitor’s new A920 card terminal

If you’re looking for an intelligent payment solution for your business, the PAX A920 Android Mobile Terminal may be the answer. The hand-held terminal helps payments to be made more quickly and efficiently, offering both businesses and customers a secure payment option. So, what exactly […]


How biometrics will be the future for online payments

Biometrical data is becoming an increasingly frequent way to log into phones and tablets, due to it being quick and unique to each person. What’s more, with the popularity of cashless payments exploding in the last couple of years thanks to contactless, a need for […]


Revolutionary trends in e-commerce

The convenience and effectiveness of e-commerce have made it a rapidly growing method of transaction globally. The constant technological advancements in online payments, coupled with developments in related areas such as financial technology (FinTech) have made it difficult to keep up with the latest trends. […]


Do you need Wi-Fi for a card reader to work?

We are becoming an increasingly cashless society. More and more people are utilising contactless card payments, which means fewer people carrying around physical cash to spend in stores. Therefore, any business that does not cater to people wanting to pay with plastic is likely to […]


SCA regulatory update

Strong customer authentication (SCA) is a requirement of the EU Revised Directive on Payment Services (PSD2) on payment service providers within the European Economic Area. The SCA will take effect on 14 September 2019 and require that electronic payments are performed with multi-factor authentication, to […]


Why customers love contactless payments

Contactless payments have seamlessly entered into the customer experience, and now most consumers are happy to pay contactless for items. In fact, customers will often opt to pay contactless for items that are under the £30 limit, rather than enter their pin. With over 50% […]