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The Perfect Way to Find Peace

Thursday 21 September this year marks the International Day of Peace, and we’re not just talking ending the war over who gets the TV remote. In an increasingly busy world it can be hard not to come across tension and conflict, especially in business. Whether it’s payment disputes, employer/employee relations or the relentless buzz of […]

August News Round-up

Welcome to the PayNow and PayNowlink August round-up of small business, EFTPOS and technology news around the world. Something you want to hear about? Let us know at [email protected] Ten years of Stripe in the UK As Stripe marks 10 years in the UK, the company takes a look at the impact it’s had on businesses. […]

June News Round-up

Welcome to the PayNow and PayNowlink June round-up of small business, EFTPOS and technology news around the world. Something you want to hear about? Let us know at [email protected] How one business saved 2,700 working hours using AI An accounting firm in Australia has saved 2,700 working hours in six months without anyone losing their job […]

How small businesses can beat rising costs

The rising cost of living has been a hot topic across the world for some time now, and small businesses are feeling the pinch. Perhaps more so than larger businesses and corporations, who might have the finances and backup plans in place to keep them afloat as prices soar. A number of small businesses across […]

Welcome to our May news round-up

Welcome to the PayNow and PayNowlink May round-up of small business, EFTPOS and technology news. Something you want to hear about? Let us know at [email protected] Negotiating business among rising costs The Guardian reports that the cost of living squeeze is holding back small businesses in the UK – an issue also affecting business owners across […]

QR code feature release on PayNowlink

You might remember a few months ago we asked you, our loyal users, whether you’d like to see a QR code feature in our PayNowlink app. Based on your feedback we decided to provide the best of both worlds. You now have the option to send your customers a QR code or to use the much loved original functionality […]

You and AI

It’s likely you’ve seen something in the news recently about ChatGPT, an artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot that launched in November 2022. Aside from throwing up questions of how it can negatively impact things such as education (AI-written essays, anyone?) and creativity (is the first AI-written novel on the cards?), there are plenty of positives when […]

How’s your work—life balance?

The 7th of April marked World Health Day and while many of us are great at things like eating enough fruit and veg, getting exercise or going to see a doctor when we’re sick, there are still lots of other things you can do to run a business and stay healthy. The New York Post […]

Announcing PayNowlink

The team at PayNow are continuing to develop easy and affordable payment solutions for all of our customers. We are pleased to announce our latest app PayNowlink which allows you to send your customer a link to pay online for anything, in a single tap! This is a global payment solution accepting visa, mastercard, amex, applepay, googlepay and more, in 135 currencies and in 14 […]

Strong Customer Authentication

You may have heard that European payment rules are changing as at September 14, 2019. In order to reduce fraud, the Payment Services Directive (known as PSD2) regulation will require Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) to apply to many online transactions conducted by European customers. This means extra layers of authentication are being built into the […]