Debit cards are now the preferred method for payment in the UK. 3 out of every 4 transactions are carried out by a card nowadays. The main reason for this is that paying by debit cards is easy, safe and secure.
Accepting card payments can make your business look more professional and ensure all transactions are carried out in a timely manner, usually a few seconds. Offering your customer the option to pay by card, the bill can be paid immediately and hassle-free.
Tradespeople and mobile workers have the potential to gain new customers by accepting card payments whilst on the move. 38% of consumers saying that they would prefer a tradesman (38%, an electrician 35% and a plumber 33%) if they accept card payments over one that doesn’t, even if the job quote, materials and service quality are the same.