TAXI drivers have slammed bosses for forcing them to pay a premium for customers who settle up using plastic cards. Glasgow Taxi chiefs ordered card reading machines to be installed by all their drivers with customers paying a five per cent surcharge to pay with plastic. Now, … [Read more...] about Taxi drivers slam bosses after credit card charge change
Business charges for credit card transactions
0 Have your say Today a ban has come in on companies adding charges to credit or debit card purchases. It has been welcomed by consumer groups - but advice has gone out to shoppers that they should be aware of retailers attempting to find ways around it.Q. What are the … [Read more...] about CONSUMER: The end of credit card surcharges – here’s all you need to know
New EU rules come into effect today which will mean customers can't be penalised with extra fees for choosing to pay by credit or debit card. But what will the Payment Services Directive mean for businesses?Why were some businesses charging extra for card payments in the … [Read more...] about Why have businesses charged for using cards and what will a ban mean for them?
Takeaway food app Just Eat has been criticised for introducing a 50p service charge on all orders. The change was introduced on Monday, just days before new legislation banning credit and debit card surcharges comes into effect on Saturday. Previously, the online takeaway … [Read more...] about Just Eat slammed for introducing 50p charge on all orders
For over a year now, cafes and other small businesses in the US have increasingly been using a new mobile payment system called Square. It's a little cube, about the size of a sugar cube, that plugs into a smartphone audio jack. Just open up the application on the phone, and boom … [Read more...] about Swedish startup to turn iPhones into credit card readers