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How Blockchain Can Help the World's Poorest People

In the developing world, as economies grow, millions of people are drawn from the rural areas into the cities. However, in many cases, these people do not have access to proper banking facilities. Either the infrastructure just does not exist, or it is not affordable...

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eCOMM Announce Two-Year Creative investment of Solstice Arts Centre, Navan

eCOMM Merchant Solutions andSolstice Arts Centre today announced a new two-year creative investment beginning in January 2019. The investment will focus on developing creative arts opportunities for young people. Valerie Moran, Business Development Manager eCOMM and Belinda Quirke, Director, Solstice Arts Centre made the announcement at a partnership launch hosted at Solstice on Tuesday 29th May...

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GDPR in 5 minutes

If you had just 5 minutes to prepare for GDPR what would you do? I would suggest the place to start is to ask yourself 2 questions. If you can answer both questions satisfactorily, then you are a long way to being prepared. After that, you can read up on some of the key points...

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Top 10 Reasons why cash is no longer king for small business

For a long time, it was believed that for small businesses, cash was a cheaper and more efficient means of doing business than cards. However, data from Visa and the Central Bank reveals this is no longer the case. See our top 10 reasons why cards are better for small business.

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Be Fraud Aware – a Vital Guide for Merchants on Minimising the Risk of Card Payment Fraud for Your Business

For most merchants, the instance of fraud is mercifully rare. However, it pays to be vigilant, and in this article, I will set out the 3 best ways minimise exposure to card fraud. In addition, I'll also cover how to avoid 2 common issues.

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Get the most out of your Merchant Account for Card Payments

Here's our 6 tips to help ensure you are getting the best possible service.

Tip #1 Real-time reporting – ask your provider for real-time reporting of your customer transactions. You can then log in to view, analyse and manage your card transactions as they happen.

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Demystifying the 'mobile' in mobile payments

The term 'mobile payments' has been used to describe a range of different technologies, leading many to become confused. Below is our 4-point guide to what the various terms mean.

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