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.

The Card Payment jargon buster »
May 3, 2018 9:20 am

The card payment industry is renowned for its prolific use of acronyms and technical jargon. If like many, you don’t…

Do you know the value of your returning customers? »
April 18, 2018 10:26 am

Studies have shown that the cost of keeping an existing customer is around 10% of the cost of acquiring a…

Does your business have a security awareness policy? »
April 13, 2018 8:19 am

A security awareness policy helps with requirement (3.7) of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS). The policy is…

Smart business operators stay informed »
March 28, 2018 11:54 am

Did you know there is no need to wait impatiently for your monthly statement to see what you have taken…

Patches, patches, patches! »
March 23, 2018 1:02 pm

Make sure you look out for patches and any update emails from NetPay to help you stay as safe as…

Did you know with Revolution you can run reports? »
March 15, 2018 12:29 pm

Did you know that Revolution is a really useful tool for your accountants and bookkeepers? It can be used for…

Protect your card machine, protect your business »
March 12, 2018 11:29 am

A refund is a reverse transaction used to repay a customer where goods or services are not provided as expected….

NetPay’s Inspirational Woman – Nicole Churchill »
March 8, 2018 2:38 pm

There are many inspirational women in our lives; in our own families (mothers, sisters, cousins), in our developmental years (teachers,…

Why Apprentices #WorksForMe »
March 7, 2018 9:51 am

In 2017 NetPay Solutions Group took on their first apprentice, Jess Forder, a Level 3 apprentice studying a diploma in…

So long surcharges »
January 23, 2018 5:36 pm

On 13th January 2018 it became illegal to implement surcharges (adding an additional fee) to those paying by debit or…

Seasonal Businesses – The benefits of taking card payments »
October 28, 2017 11:04 am

If you are a seasonal business, pop-up shop or crafter you may be missing out on sales by not accepting…

Why do card payment services require a minimum monthly service charge (MMSC)? »
September 2, 2017 10:35 am

In the last 10 years accepting card payments is a must, the use of cash has declined by 48% [1]…

How do online payment gateways work? »
August 27, 2017 3:16 pm

If you are new to merchant services or operating an online shop, then it can be a little daunting working…

How to report a PCI DSS Violation? »
August 7, 2017 10:19 am

There has been a rise in the number of reported payment card data breaches within the retail and hospitality industries….

‘Safe selling’ and how to protect yourself from potential mis-sell claims »
August 5, 2017 10:04 am

Winning new business is key to your success, however it is important to win the right business, not just any…

How to reduce shopping cart abandonment? »
July 27, 2017 2:38 pm

So, you’ve invested time and money in creating an enticing and welcoming website; your branding is fantastic; you have great…

Keeping Passwords Secure »
July 25, 2017 2:37 pm

The dos and the don’ts of password security The number of companies being hacked is on the increase and the…

Are Mobile Payments the future? »
July 18, 2017 11:16 am

I remember when I got my first mobile phone; I didn’t buy it from a phone shop, far from it….