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Will Brexit affect Valitor’s services?

There is still a lot of uncertainty around how the UK will leave the EU. With limited progress so far this year, the possibility of a Hard Brexit, in which the UK leaves the EU without formalising a withdrawal agreement, is becoming a more realistic […]


Why is PCI P2PE compliance important?

P2PE (Point to Point encryption) is a secure way to process POS payments. The moment the card is swiped, the P2PE system converts information into a code that’s unreadable to the observer. This means the business taking the payment never holds customer card data in […]


What’s the difference between iPOS and EPOS?

If you’re new to the world of taking card payments, then there’s a lot of terminology to get to grips with quickly. One common confusion is the difference between iPOS systems and EPOS systems. Both use card terminals and both can appear to be fairly similar at […]


What’s the best type of card machine for my business?

The starting point for deciding on the best type of card machine is to work out exactly what your business needs are. Shopping list of card machine benefits Modern card machines provide chip and pin solutions as standard. They also include contactless payment services. Taking […]

Man organising his business using a virtual terminal

What’s a virtual terminal?

The future of chip & PIN technology centres around two main goals in payment processing: to be faster and to be more secure for customers. Many barriers in the way of making such technology faster and more secure have already been broken down, thanks to […]

Young couple making a purchase on a mobile phone

How retailers can increase conversion rates for mobile commerce

Conversion is the bread and butter of eCommerce platforms. Without conversion, everything – your clever PPC campaign, your beautifully designed newsletter, your intuitive UX – has gone to waste. How can retailers improve their rates of conversion? Crucially, Valitor’s answer to this question is very […]

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The benefits of chip & PIN for small businesses

SMBs have a host of benefits to enjoy from adopting as wide a variety of payment methods as possible. Ultimately, any way you can serve the customer better is going to drive your sales and encourage your growth. If you’re a small business, installing a […]