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.

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…

Halloween – Globalisation »
October 3, 2019 9:41 am

In the past, the business of Halloween was pretty much limited to the US and in 2018, the total consumer…

The impact of Thomas Cook on the card payments industry »
September 24, 2019 3:29 pm

Sat at Dalaman Airport yesterday evening on the way home from a holiday there were a few other flights due…

PDQ Machines »
September 20, 2019 12:59 pm

Introduction Firstly, in this blog, I will break down the term PDQ machine to try to help the reader fully…

Merchant Accounts Explained »
September 3, 2019 8:15 am

Explaining what a merchant account is, is crucial for businesses wanting to accept all forms of payments and therefore the…

How supermarkets ‘trick’ us »
September 10, 2019 11:20 am

Supermarkets are places that we as the general public visit regularly, for obvious reasons. Generally, as we are shopping, we…