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Taking Payments

Exploring how small businesses can efficiently take payments, looking at card payment processors, point of sale systems, terminals and all related technology.

10 card payment machines ideal for a small business

Featuring the SumUp Air, Zettle 2, and Square, we break down the fees and functions of the best card payment machines for UK small businesses

Business Technology

Small Business Banking

Five tips to get started taking card payments

Andy Macauley, chief operating officer of Handepay, gives some concise pointers to taking card payments

Business Technology

Best payment processors for UK small businesses – 11 of the best

What's the best payment system for your small business? 11 of the best payment processors for UK SMEs reviewed

Taking Payments

How to optimise cash flow with cashless payments

The phrase ‘cash is king’ has never been truer, but how can small businesses like yours ensure a healthy inflow of money to cover costs and make profits?

Taking Payments

How to sell anywhere with contactless payments

This summer, three quarters of payments to Square’s small business customers did not involve cash. It’s a growing trend that’s not going away

Starting a Business

The complete checklist on starting a business the simple way

Read our simple 18-item checklist to take you through every step of starting your own business. All your questions answered

Taking Payments

5 reasons why (and how) you should meet demand for cashless payments

How should small business owners who rely on coin-operated vending machines respond as we move to cashless payments? Upgrading to tap-and-go is easier than you think

Taking Payments

8 payment systems for festivals, pop-ups and street food markets

Take a look at this rundown of payment systems that are ideal for festivals, street food markets, pop-ups and promotional events

Accounts & Tax

6 of the best payment systems for accepting US dollars

If you have a lot of customers Stateside, you'll want them to be able to pay in US dollars. We look at the best payment systems for USD.

Taking Payments

Strong Customer Authentication is complicating online payments

New EU SCA legislation that risked knocking €150 billion off the EU internet economy on its proposed introduction in September has been given a 'phasing in' extension of 18 months.

Taking Payments

40% of the UK’s micro businesses do not accept card payments

This is despite digital payments being the preferred way to pay for 47pc of shoppers

Getting Online

The essential guide to starting and growing an online business

In this guide, in association with the UK Domain by Nominet, we provide key tips to get the most from your money when both starting and growing your online operation.

Business Ideas & Planning

Top five online businesses you can start today

Groundbreaking digital business ideas have found their beginnings in humble garages, dorm rooms, and home offices. Here are some ideas to consider implementing for an online businesses.

Taking Payments

Card payment system down: a survival guide for small businesses

Guy Moreve, chief marketing officer at Paymentsense, explains how small business owners can cope when their card payment system goes down.

Masterclass Series

The funding landscape

This article from Tracc looks at the changing funding landscape and how business owners can improve their chance to secure funding themselves

Partner content

5 tools to help monetise your content in 2022

We explore five online tools that you can use to help you monetise your content in 2022

Partner content

Tooling up for hybrid

Equipping your people with the best technologies for the hybrid workplace

Partner content

Securing your business in the hybrid workplace

Ensure your business is prepared for the increasing threat of cybercrime