Discounted rates on card payment acceptance for members

20th September 2013

As the number of UK consumers choosing to pay for goods and services using credit and debit cards continues to grow, Sheffield Chamber of Commerce members are reminded that they can take advantage of discounted rates for credit and debit card acceptance through our preferred partner, First Data Merchant Solutions.

First Data Merchant Solutions is part of the global First Data Corporation which currently enables over six million merchants to accept card payments around the world. 'We are delighted to be helping Sheffield Chamber of Commerce members get more value from their card acceptance,' said Raj Sond, General Manager, First Data Merchant Solutions. 'It's our goal to make card acceptance simple, secure and reliable for our customers.' Electronic payments have continued to grow in the UK both online and offline. According to the Merchant Acquiring in Europe 2012 report: The average UK business accepting cards in a shop-type environment via a point of sale terminal had 19 card transactions per day in 2010 with a £50 average transaction value up from £43 in 2001. 70% of adults (36.6 million people) used payment cards to purchase goods and service over the internet in 2010 If you'd like to find out more about our discounted credit and debit card acceptance offer through First Data Merchant Solutions, call 0800 652 5808 quoting T944 Sheffield Chamber of Commerce, between 8.30am and 5.30pm Monday to Friday. First Data Europe Limited is authorised and regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA register No. 582703).

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