Contactless payments continue to grow in the UK

By |2019-07-26T21:00:58+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 |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 [...]

Different types of mobile payments explained

By |2019-09-09T10:38:57+00:00May 31st, 2018|Tags: |

Mobile payments refer to any payment made using a mobile device. Due to our ever-increasing smartphone dependence, various ways have been developed to allow consumers to pay conveniently through a phone. To put this in perspective, statistics show that a third of UK consumers are now using their NFC-enabled [...]

Contactless mobile payments explained

By |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 [...]