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Accepting card payments has become the norm for many businesses but there are still many that have not yet taken the leap and joined the plastic revolution, and the main reason for resisting is cost.
I have recommended to many of my clients that they should see past the downside of cost, and consider the benefits of accepting card payments. This is not the preserve of retailers, it is also equally beneficial for business to business operations.
I have set out below nine benefits to businesses that accept card payments.
Merchant services can be expensive for smaller businesses, however if you are a member of some trade associations you may qualify for special rates, so it's worth checking. There are also a number of different types of card payment services that you can offer from the standard Visa/MasterCard to PayPal and other Cloud based services.
If you would like to know more about what benefits you can gain from offering card services please do get in touch.
Grant Smith, Partner
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