Can I Have Two Fish & Chips Please?

Can I Have Two Fish & Chips Please?

Hospitality, In The News
The past couple of weeks my local fish and chip shop opened its doors for car park pick up, the whole family was delighted. However, the excitement of picking up the family favourite got a little frustrating for me. It wasn't the service and as always the fish, chips and mushy peas were spot on! But while collecting and standing in the queue (sigh), I wanted to reach out to the owners who were so busy. I couldn't bring myself to say something at the time and I didn't want my fish and chips to go cold. How the way you're taking customer payment might be hurting your bottomline The process they've adopted in these unprecedented times, is to call the number on the window and place the order over…
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Card Payment Processing

Card Payment Processing

Merchant Services
Not sure which card payment processing provider to go with? It can be hard to compare card payment processing provider rates and services and how do you know you've got the right deal? Tracy Hazlewood is a Shropshire independent payment specialist sourcing the right customer credit card processing solution for your business. My clients switch for many reasons, no business is the same. Next day payments can be a priority or lowering your monthly costs. Usually it's a mix of both, who doesn't want a better deal with faster funding and why pay more? For the hotel, pub or restaurant owner integrating your card machines with an existing hospitality ePOS can be a driving force to switch, or even looking to implement a new ePOS solution, we can do that…
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Is the iZettle card reader the answer?

Is the iZettle card reader the answer?

Merchant Services
Every small business is different, but every one of them needs to get paid. The iZettle Reader 2 is quick to set up and easy to use, empowering you to accept credit card and contactless payments – whenever and wherever. The simple iZettle card reader solution If you're looking for a quick, easy and cost effective solution to take customer payments with no fuss or long term commitment then the iZettle reader is quick and easy to set up. Once you've signed up to an account then it's pretty much plain sailing from there and you can start to use your reader once it's been delivered. But your new iZettle account opens the doors to so much more enabling you to create emails, text messages and invoices with payments links.…
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Switching Card Processing Providers

Switching Card Processing Providers

Merchant Services
Switching card payment providers can be quite a daunting task for the small business owner. If you're considering switching there will have been something that triggered you to investigate further, more so if your mid contract with a terminal rental company which are called an ISO (Independent Sales Organisation) Can you switch providers? In a nutshell yes, anyone can switch providers but it's wise to consider the costs and weigh against the savings. First step is to dig out your original terminal contract, this is the binding document which will have early termination fees and cancellation process etc. Who you signed up for your terminal rental will depend on what you do next and the reasons you want to leave your current provider. Don't get this contract confused with your…
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