Support for shropshire business taking payments

Let’s take the steps together and help you adapt to new trading conditions with sensible payment solutions


Shropshire Bussiness Owners

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July 2020 record high debit card spending
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July 2020 Record high for Online Spend
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Average contactless payment up from Feb 2020
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Debit card spending increase on the previous month

Customer Payments Advice

Supporting Shropshire Business

Tracy Hazlewood, Hello Merchant Solutions creates a common language and common approach for customer payments.

I bridge the gap with consultancy and support that is informative and inclusive for the rural SME. My knowledge and resourses give the local business owner an understanding of the customer payments eco system, and includes a proactive and responsive approach. 

A practical framework that can be implemented immediately, including a range of long-term and short-term strategies.

My approach has demonstrable impact on outcomes for retailers, hospitality, service merchants, and business in need of support during and after the current COVID-19 crisis.

I recognise the diversity of Shropshire business and have partnerships that will work with you to ensure every business is included and their specific perspectives considered with care.

I partner with several global and UK payment providers to problem solve and improve outcomes for your business.

The support I offer will meet with your specific needs and priorities, building on your local strengths and providing you with both cost effective and seamless payment processes. 

Shropshire & Rural Business

Merchant Challenges

COVID-19 accelerated contactless payments and online purchases, July almost one fifth higher than June 2020.



three steps to success

I Help You Every Step Of The Way

Understanding Shropshire business and 21 years in commerce, my expertise enables me to guide you with the right fit customer payment solution.

Now more than ever your business needs to flex where possible, customer payments is the one area I can help you to stay fighting fit for the callenges ahead.



A review of your business is not just a cost exercise it is also an opportunity to streamline your payments. We will identify the challenges of your business both historic and going forward.



We will source and recommend the better way of taking customer payments. My expertise will consider all the options available in the payments eco system and you can decide how to consolidate processes and costs. effectively 



Installation, guidance with on-going support for your business. We’ve all been thrown off the mark in 2020. You may need on-going support with flexibility to remain healthy with payments. 

Getting the right customer payments advice is one call away 01952 915 059

21 years of Shropshire commerce experience


Most frequent questions and answers

Yes, if you are trading regardless of how long I have cost effective contracted & no contract (pay as you go) solutions so that your business can take card payments face to face, online or both.

Yes, it is rare I can’t find a solution which enables you to meet your exisitng obligation and benefit with a better service and rate.

I’m not a payment rep, I am a consultancy and Shropshire business owner just like you.

I partner with several payment and EPOS providers which is pretty unique in the payments industry, this enables me to source the better fit and deal for your business needs.

I am also a member of the Shropshire Chamber of Commerce. 

Yes, I can do online payment gateways and card processing. and this doesn’t have to be connected to your current card machine provider.

You don’t have to change your gateway provider if you’re happy with who you’re with. However, you can change the payment processor (Acquirer) with ease and integrate with300+ shopping cart provider, website building platforms and EPOS providers.

This is called a MID only and FREE of charge.

With Elavon payments, yes you can. You can even apply for a new online card processing account which will act as dual MID (Merchant ID) that you can add on card machines at a later date, saving you even more money.

No, the card processing rates for online are the same as offline, you may not have been aware of this as some providers do charge a higher rate in general for online payment processing. 

Yes, there are a number of options for taking online payments. Some are pay as you go where you pay a higher processing rate, other options include 30 day rolling agreements with favourable rates.

Yes, there are a couple of options available and after a short chat I can Identify which would suit you better.

Ask Me Anything. anytime.


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