Blog

This blog features insights, views and expertise from our people at NetPay, and occasionally guest blogs from clients and other thought leaders looking at card and online payments. We cover a broad range of topics, from tips about using your terminal to trends in the financial marketplace.

Life after lockdown won’t be the same as before, but there will be a new normal »
May 28, 2020 10:05 am

With the recent announcements from the UK Government indicating a possible exit plan from this pandemic lockdown, we have been…

Phishing Scams (part 1) »
May 18, 2020 8:58 am

Phishing scams explained and how to avoid them We recently wrote a blog on looking out for and avoiding fraud…

Phishing Scams (part 2) »
May 26, 2020 3:22 pm

Why you can’t trust a website just because it looks like a legitimate one you’ve used before! As a continuation…

Coronavirus Frauds & Scams »
May 7, 2020 8:59 am

Don’t become a victim of fraud or scams during the coronavirus lockdown or beyond It’s important that you remain vigilant…

The Development of Card Payments »
April 27, 2020 9:40 am

We now have so much choice with making payments, more than any other generation and this will only keep growing;…

NetPay’s tips for working from home »
April 2, 2020 9:45 am

The Government announced last week the strictest quarantine that this country has ever seen. This has meant that huge amounts…

What merchants can do in these uncertain times »
March 24, 2020 11:59 am

We are writing a blog to provide information and give examples to businesses about how they can adapt to the…

Challenger Banks »
March 16, 2020 3:58 pm

Introduction Challenger banks are, in their modern form, an interesting concept. They are the new wave of banking that’s been…

Festive Spending Trends »
March 3, 2020 9:00 am

Give me some credit!  Consumers spend more on credit cards during the festive period despite the uncertainty around Brexit Analysis…

Creating a seamless online checkout »
February 19, 2020 11:23 am

Creating that simple and perfect online checkout experience for your customers is a business owner’s dream and the checkout is…

Merchant Services and your Cash Flow »
February 5, 2020 9:47 am

Why keep filling a leaky bucket, when you can fix the holes? Whilst the focus for many businesses is on…

Preventing payment card fraud »
January 29, 2020 9:59 am

In 2018, unauthorised financial fraud losses across payment cards, remote banking, and cheques in the UK totalled £844.8 million which…

The shape of things to come »
January 9, 2020 10:30 am

Technology in the world of payments is evolving more rapidly than ever, so it’s essential to keep an eye on…

Success Beyond Tradition »
January 3, 2020 11:38 am

Accurately measured steps will take your business to new heights Have you ever heard of the saying “If you keep…

Myths about Merchant Services »
January 22, 2020 9:19 am

This blog is going to bust some of the myths that surround the merchant services industry. There are a lot…

NetPay’s 12 Days of Christmas »
December 19, 2019 9:18 am

For the 12 days of Christmas, we have produced 12 amazing things about NetPay. We hope this shows you why…

UK Christmas Shopping »
December 6, 2019 12:22 pm

Christmas is a traditional religious festival that first dates back and was celebrated in A.D. 336, however over time the…

Thanksgiving »
November 26, 2019 10:56 am

Thanksgiving…What’s it all about and how much does it all cost? Thanksgiving had been celebrated on the last Thursday of the…

Are Brick and Mortar Stores Dead? »
October 30, 2019 11:05 am

Introduction To begin this blog, I will define what brick and mortar means, this is for clarity and to make…

Contactless Cards »
October 16, 2019 9:53 am

Introduction The payments industry has changed and developed drastically in the last 10-20 years and cash has been reduced to…