About Emily Sorensen

Emily is the UK Editor of Mobile Transaction. With a degree in psychology, background in tech startups and experience in retail, she understands the challenges of small businesses from both sides of the counter.

Accepting tips and service charge: how-tos and legal responsibilities

If you work in hospitality, chances are you'll want to accept gratuities from customers. But how should you go about doing this? Firstly, you need to decide whether to accept tips or service charge. The difference is: Service charge: A percentage charge added to the bill by the business [...]

By Emily Sorensen|2019-09-24T13:22:10+01:00April 24th, 2019|

Which credit and debit cards to accept in your small business

It's tempting to think that the more cards you accept in a business, the better. But is it worth it to offer the full umbrella of card brands (also called card networks or card schemes)? According to research on Discover cardholders, 17% decide not go ahead with [...]

By Emily Sorensen|2020-05-20T13:50:13+01:00April 16th, 2019|