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VISA DEBIT CARDS - Business owners guide to the changes in card processing costs

18 Mar 2015

Richard Bradley, Director of acceptcards, explains what the changes should mean for your business and how best to ensure you’re in a position to take maximum advantage.

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Latest acquisition sees UPG expand into Europe

17 Feb 2015

On Friday 13th this time with Berlin based payments company, PayCo. February 2015, UPG plc completed its second acquisition in less than 12 months,

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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 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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AIB Merchant Services Makes Tax-Free Shopping Refunds for Tourists Easier

AIB Merchant Services Makes Tax-Free Shopping Refunds for Tourists Easier

03 Jul 2012

AIB Merchant Services, a merchant acquiring joint venture between First Data Corporation and Allied Irish Banks p.l.c, today announced the successful rollout of a tax-free service in conjunction with Tax Free Worldwide, enabling Irish businesses to offer VAT (Value Added Tax) refunds to customers visiting Ireland from outside the European Union.

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PCI Council Release Mobile Payment Security Advice

PCI Council Release Mobile Payment Security Advice

15 Jun 2012

The PCI Security Standards Council has released a fact sheet to help merchants understand how they can securely accept payments using mobile devices such as smartphones or tablets.

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Dear Mark, When my company decided to open a web site and we needed to receive payments by credit and debit card we contacted the FPB, who advised we should use the services of their partners acceptcards. I was originally recommended to do so by Graham Calvert of Howarine Calvert, who is a Director of my company and also a member of the FPB. We needed an online facility which made the application procedure very complicated, but acceptcards were proactive in assisting us at every step on the way. They provided us with the most competitive terms and were efficient, patient, speedy and totally conscientious in all their dealings. I would not hesitate to recommend their services to any member of the FPB. I personal thank you to both you and Jasmine...

Philip Edward Lang FRSA, Magic International Limited