Process card payments with confidence in store, online or over the phone.
Quick and secure credit card processing is vital to keep your customers happy, whether in-store, online or over the phone. By accepting card payments, you encourage more spending to help your business grow.
We're the only provider that can set you up with a card machine in as little as 3 days.
Our card machines come with plug and play technology, making it easy to get started.
Our dedicated team of experts guide you through setup and provide ongoing support.
We harness the buying power of over 60,000 small businesses so you get the lowest rates.
Taking card payments can be daunting for first timers, especially with talk of merchant accounts and PCI compliance. Let us introduce you to the world of card processing, giving you everything you need to start accepting cards with confidence.
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It is the method of accepting card payments, whether in store, online or over the phone. There are a number of steps involved in card processing:
Not only does card processing encourage spending, it helps your business to grow. In the UK, more and more people are using debit and credit cards as their primary form of payment. People expect to be able to pay by card. So by accepting card payments, you keep your customers happy. Additionally, customers are more likely to impulse spend with card more than cash. And by holding less cash on your premises you improve the security of your business.Credit card processing could also improve your cashflow. Card payments usually clear more quickly than cheques, however, this depends on your merchant agreement. Card payments are processed electronically and usually paid into your bank within a couple days. This means no more billing and waiting to collect customer payment.
Businesses that process card payments pay merchant fees on each transaction. This can be split into two categories - percentage and flat rate.Card processing fees depend on a number of things, like the type of business you run, turnover and which card processing machine you want. At Paymentsense, we can give you a free, no-obligation quote in minutes.
A merchant account is the first thing a business needs to set up any type of card processing solutions. Opening a merchant account is surprisingly easy - we can do that for you in as little as 3 days.You'll need to fill out an online quote form with a few details such as your business account, turnover and average transaction amount. If you're planning on taking payments through your website, you'll need to set up a payment gateway.Once you fill out our quote form you'll then receive a call from one of our payment experts. Once you accept the quote, we'll process your order and dispatch your card machine. Your terminal should take 3 business days to arrive and following a quick and easy installation you can use it right away.
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