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.

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…

The Real Price of Cheap Clothing »
August 22, 2019 9:42 am

With global warming and the environment becoming such a hot and widely discussed issue, an aspect that needs consideration is…

Tokenization Explained »
August 9, 2019 10:11 am

Tokenization has been a bit of a buzzword in the payment industry for a little while now. We’ll look to…

What are EPOS Systems – Part 2 »
July 31, 2019 10:36 am

Whilst the EPOS systems available may vary substantially, leading solutions have undergone years of development and refinement, to such an…

What are EPOS Systems – Part 1 »
July 25, 2019 12:48 pm

In this blog, we are going to cover EPOS Systems, what they are and the positives and negatives surrounding EPOS….

Parent Spending During the School Holidays – Advice & Information »
July 18, 2019 11:27 am

The school year is about to finish as “most schools in England will break up on 15 July” ( and…

Festivals’ Environmental Impact and What Attendees Can Do? »
July 3, 2019 2:49 pm

After the Biggest music festival in the UK (Glastonbury) and on the eve of Wireless festival – the festival season…

UK Rental Rises – the cause and the effects of the raise »
June 28, 2019 1:27 pm

The state of the housing and renting industry is very volatile and fluctuates. However, rental rises has increased across England…

What is Merchant Services? »
June 17, 2019 9:45 am

Introduction to Merchant Services The term ‘Merchant Services’ can initially be confusing, especially if you are not working within this…

Cashless Payment Developments »
June 6, 2019 2:33 pm

Cashless payments are grasping an ever-increasing percentage of the market and the potential to go cashless isn’t in the too…

Music Festivals & Potential Business Opportunities »
May 22, 2019 8:17 am

Festival season is coming up and there are many opportunities involved with this massive industry that businesses can tap into….

25th anniversary of digital advertising »
May 9, 2019 1:51 pm

The History of Digital Advertising – On its 25th Anniversary Digital marketing has reached its 25th anniversary this year, which…

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 –…

Reports suggest, the weather affects 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…

On average, 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…

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)…