Ecommerce has been gaining traction for many years and will continue to grow and evolve into the new decade with the rise of alternative payment methods. SMEs should be prepared to accept these payments in the new year and beyond.
by Pete Bettles, Chief Operating Officer (COO) for GP in UK & Ireland
12 December, 2019
We live in unpredictable times. Brexit, economic uncertainty, the decline of the high street have all impacted merchants. One thing they shouldn’t need to worry about though is how long it takes for their transactions to be processed, which is something merchants strongly agree with. According to recent research conducted by RFI Group, speed of settlement is one of the most important factors (27%) when choosing a payments provider. What’s more, one in five considering switching due to the speed of transaction processing.
Global Payments is HSBC's preferred supplier for card processing in the UK.
Global Payments is a trading name of GPUK LLP. GPUK LLP is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority under the Payment Services Regulations 2017 (504290) for the provision of payment services and under the Consumer Credit Act (714439) for the undertaking of terminal rental agreements. GPUK LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England number OC337146. Registered Office: Granite House, Granite Way, Syston, Leicester, LE7 1PL. The members are Global Payments U.K. Limited and Global Payments U.K. 2 Limited. Service of any documents relating to the business will be effective if served at the Registered Office.
Global Payments is also a trading name of Pay and Shop Limited. Pay and Shop Limited is a limited company registered in Ireland number 324929. Registered Office: The Observatory, 7-11 Sir John Rogerson's Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland. Service of any documents relating to the business will be effective if served at the Registered Office.