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Cashless Payments

Business Technology

10 card payment machines ideal for small business

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

Taking payments as a small business

Best payment apps for small businesses

With the number of payment methods increasing, your small business needs to be able to accommodate with all-in-one payment apps

Taking payments as a small business

How can small businesses take payments?

This Small Business guide looks at all the ways you can take payments, the best handheld devices for the self-employed, payment apps and finds the cheapest card readers out there

Finding and selling to customers

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.

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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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.

Taking payments as a small business

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.

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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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A third of consumers believe cash will become obsolete by 2020

Consumers have demonstrated their lack of faith in the endurance of cash, with the latest payment gadgets ruling the roost, according to a study.

Business Technology

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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What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

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Benefits of switching to the right business bank account

We've teamed up with the Current Account Switch Service to explain the benefits of switching your business bank account.

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Business Companion: a reliable voice in the misinformation age

Business Companion is a one-stop-shop for accurate and up-to-date legal guidance, whatever sector you’re in — and it’s all completely free

Finding and selling to customers

How Amazon Ads is supporting entrepreneurs

Digital ad campaigns aren't just for big businesses. Here's why you should be considering it...