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.

Ever wondered what the average cost of a night out in the UK is? »
March 19, 2019 3:07 pm

Well,  according to a recent report which monitors changes in the evening and late night business sector, the answer is –…

Does the weather affect our spending patterns? »
February 26, 2019 3:25 pm

Ever wondered why on some days you spend a lot but other days you don’t? Well, this may, in fact,…

One new bank account opens every 6 seconds in the UK! »
February 20, 2019 10:31 am

There is an increasing rise towards people opening up multiple bank accounts, especially with the younger generations. This is evident…

How much do we spend on Valentine’s Day? »
February 11, 2019 5:08 pm

Soon it will be Valentine’s Day, which means that shops will be filled with people ready to buy chocolates and…

We have partnered with Fleximize! »
February 6, 2019 2:50 pm

We’ve partnered with Fleximize! We are delighted to share with you that we have now partnered with Fleximize to offer discounts…

The Importance of Business Ethics »
January 29, 2019 10:44 am

Ethics are an important element of running a business. Applying correct, consistent ethics to a business’s decision making and behaviour is…

How to save money in 2019 »
January 16, 2019 1:35 pm

Are you one of the savers that are able to save money every month, or are you like the (almost)…

How to protect your company data »
January 9, 2019 4:59 pm

It has been repeatedly said that the world’s most valuable resource is not oil anymore, but data. This is why one…

What is happening to high street sales? »
January 3, 2019 2:10 pm

In 2018, the high street saw the lowest amount of sales that they’ve seen in three years. concerns have resulted…

Will a cashless society happen? »
December 19, 2018 3:43 pm

The Crown and Anchor bar in South London has decided to only accept card payment methods, instead of cash payments…

Ways of keeping your business on top over the festive season »
December 12, 2018 3:30 pm

It’s been revealed that in 2016, in the UK, consumers spent roughly £77.56 billion during the holiday seasons.  Christmas, as…

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…