Cashless Payments

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10 card payment machines ideal for a small business in 2022

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

Taking payments as a small business

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 as a small business

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

Taking payments as a small business

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

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Why businesses should go cashless: pros and cons

Some businesses are opting to switch to cashless and customers have mixed feelings. Is it right for you? We look at the pros and cons.


Cash-only SMEs are losing over £23,000 of profit every year

Not accepting card payments could lead to a potential loss of £23,000 annually for UK small businesses, as contactless payments rise.


Cash comes second best to contactless cards over Black Friday weekend

More than £2 billion was spent on contactless cards during the Black Friday weekend, a new study reveals.


Cashless payments set to explode globally, finds study

The shift towards cashless payments, driven by increasing access to smartphones and the internet, will generate an additional $10 trillion in consumer spending globally over the next decade.

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Introducing a mobile payments strategy

Mobile payments are becoming increasingly useful for consumers on the move, and there is evidence of more and more SMEs adopting a mobile payments strategy to capitalise on the smartphone market.

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Business leaders predict rise in mobile payments 

Business leaders believe mobile payments will be mainstream within four years with mass-market acceptance only two years away, research finds.

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Digital cash 2.0

Before contactless credit cards have even entered our wallets, it looks as though they may have been superseded. Is digital cash the next big thing?

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16 ways to improve your business cash flow

Read here for 16 tried and tested tips and tricks to improve potential cash flow problems

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Agility – the new rocket fuel for today’s SMBs

How Microsoft Teams is helping small businesses stay nimble

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Six ways to boost your small company’s culture with technology

Getting the most from Microsoft Teams to help build a common purpose and connection within your business

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Five ways to boost SMB cyber defence so you can focus on growth

Want to boost your cybersecurity? Check out these five ways to strengthen your defences against attacks