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Metro Bank Partner with Card Payment Specialist acceptcards

Metro Bank Partner with Card Payment Specialist acceptcards

03 Sep 2014

Metro Bank, the bank for entrepreneurs, is today announcing a new partnership with card payment specialist, acceptcards®, a division of UPG plc.

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Acquisition of Accept Cards by UPG plc

Acquisition of Accept Cards by UPG plc

19 Jun 2014

On Wednesday 18th June 2014 UPG plc acquired Accept Cards Limited and Accept Card Rentals Limited, the latest in a series of successful acquisitions made by UPG plc in the payments arena over the last 4years.

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UK card spend tops £0.5 trillion for first time as consumers switch from cash

04 Jun 2014

- Debit and credit cards used for three in every four pounds spent in shops – up from two in every four just a decade ago- Card payments are now used for a third of UK GDP- Report reveals Britain’s card behaviour and future trends

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Retail Sales Levels Double Average Pace Seen Over The Last Three Years, MasterCard Reports

15 May 2014

MasterCard Advisors' Spending Pulse, a macro-economic report tracking national retail and service sales, today revealed UK retail grew 5.5% year-on-year in April.

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Dirty European Cash Pushes People to Use Contactless Cards

14 May 2014

The International Business Times reports that a study and survey revealed that around 26,000 forms of bacteria are on European Banknotes, with the only items ranked higher in terms of poor hygiene being other people's toothbrushes, public toilets, and sharing a tissue.

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Small Business Start-ups Arrive in Big Numbers

19 Dec 2013

More than half a million small businesses have been set up this year, according to figures from StartUp Britain, the national enterprise campaign.

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UK contactless spending grows five fold in a year

20 Aug 2013

People in Britain are becoming increasingly comfortable with using contactless payment technology, according to new figures from Visa Europe.

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Scottish High Streets Report Surge in Sales

17 Jul 2013

Scottish retailers have reported the strongest growth in sales for more than two years.

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Busiest online shopping day in history

Busiest online shopping day in history

03 Dec 2012

Online retailers are braced for their busiest day of the year as consumers take part in the annual pre-Christmas shopping spree dubbed Cyber Monday.

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acceptcards feature in Yorkshire Post

acceptcards feature in Yorkshire Post

02 Aug 2012

A COMPANY which aims to help businesses to cut down the costs of accepting credit and debit card payments has moved to larger premises as part of its plans for expansion.

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