Contactless payments continue to grow in the UK

By Francis Campbell|2020-08-21T20:24:35+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Tags: |

After an initial slow start, the UK market has seen a dramatic uptake of contactless payments. Cards overtook cash payments in 2018, caused in part by the rise of contactless cards being the easiest way to pay for transactions below £30. Retailers and small businesses: take note if you [...]

Which UK payment providers accept Apple Pay?

By Ben Taylor|2019-09-04T16:07:33+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Tags: |

After a successful roll-out in America, which saw Apple Pay rapidly become the most popular contactless payment method across the US, Apple Pay has spread to many more countries, including the UK. Apple Pay is accepted in numerous big-name stores and restaurants, including Costa, M&S, Boots, McDonald's, Lidl and [...]

Google Wallet – should you accept it in your store?

By Istvan Fekete|2018-05-02T09:43:03+00:00November 25th, 2014|Tags: |

When Google Wallet launched it was marketed by Google as the solution that would bring together the mobile phone and the wallet, as users would only tap and pay. The great fanfare around it, and the past three years, however, weren't enough for Google Wallet to reach a critical mass.Even [...]

Contactless mobile payments explained

By Oliver Wastie|2019-01-03T21:23:59+00:00December 20th, 2013|Tags: |

The advent of the smartphone is resulting in a revolution that few would have predicted when they first started to make their arrival on the world stage just a few short years ago. Who would have foreseen how they would revolutionise the way we pay for everything [...]