McDonalds announce all UK outlets to close by 7pm Monday

All McDonald’s outlets in the UK & Ireland will close by 7pm on Monday 23 March in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the fast food chain announced in a statement. McDonald’s said in a statement: “We have taken the difficult decision to close all McDonald’s restaurants in the UK and Ireland by 7pm on Monday 23 March at the latest. […]

WHO officials warn that Coronavirus can spread through handling money and urge people to use credit cards or electronic payments instead.

If you’re looking for payment solutions in Greater Manchester, Direct Pay offer the best customer experience with rates that look after your bottom line. Now more than ever, moving to cashless systems is the best way to future proof your business, not least because of the current situation with COVID-19. Some businesses are currently operating with card […]

Chancellor Rishi Sunak responds to COVID-19

Please see attached our summary of the economic measures announced by the Chancellor Rishi Sunak to respond to the COVID-19 crisis. Some key announcements most relevant to business: 🚩Business rates holiday to all businesses, irrespective of rateable value – for many businesses no rates for 12 months. 🚩£330bn of guaranteed loans offered to UK businesses, […]

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Credit cards vs. debit cards: Which should you use?

Owning a credit card or debit card is as much a part of the American experience as baseball, backyard barbecues, and apple pie. Hundreds of millions of active credit cards were in use as of November 1, 2019. Correspondingly, debit cards continue to grow more popular, even with the competition from credit cards and the burgeoning use […]

Overview of Coronavirus from the NHS website

Symptoms of coronavirus The symptoms of coronavirus are: a cough a high temperature shortness of breath But these symptoms do not necessarily mean you have the illness. The symptoms are similar to other illnesses that are much more common, such as cold and flu. How coronavirus is spread Because it’s a new illness, we do […]

Team Direct Pay take on Snowdon!

After a great start to the year, we decided some team building would take us to the next step. We wanted the outcome to enhance social relations and roles within the team. Now why Snowdon you may be thinking? Well we decided on taking on a challenge for charity and that challenge being the ‘Three […]

Alert! These debit, credit cards will be disabled permanently from March 16

In a notification issued by the Reserve Bank of India on January 15, the apex bank had announced the move. From March 16 onwards, online and contactless transaction facilities would be mandatorily disabled on those debit or credit cards that have been never used for such services ever before. In a notification issued by the […]