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.

How often do people return what they buy? »
December 3, 2018 5:16 pm

A serial returner is a buyer who regularly purchases a lot more items of clothing than they need, knowing that…

Has there been a decline in Black Friday sales? »
November 26, 2018 3:27 pm

Recent data collection analysis explains that we are buying more but spending less. Barclaycard have recently claimed that their data…

Card Payments Are Helping To Save The Environment »
November 19, 2018 2:07 pm

Recent Dutch Central Bank studies have shown that choosing to pay by card over cash can help to save the…

Sales of collectable toys have risen substantially compared to 2017 »
November 16, 2018 9:32 am

Data shows how parents are spending way more on collectable toys this year, compared to the previous year of 2017….

Bank of England challenges Brits to see if they can live for a week using only cash or not using cash at all! »
November 6, 2018 11:58 am

As part of a new open forum on the future of money, the Bank of England has challenged Brits to…

We are 6 years old today! »
October 26, 2018 12:51 pm

We are very proud to announce that NetPay are 6 years old today – Friday 26 October! Thank you everyone…

NetPay are proud to support Breast Cancer ‘Now’s wear it pink day!’ »
October 19, 2018 11:18 am

Breast Cancer Now’s wear it pink day is one of the biggest fundraising events in the UK. Taking place today…

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…

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,…

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…

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….