What’s stopping you changing card payments provider?
It’s not often you do a comparison of house or car insurance, utility bills or personal banking service charges, but we reckon it’s even less common for the owners of independent businesses to make comparisons of their business banking and particularly, customer card payment charges. So if there’s potential for you to save money by […]
A brief overview of (and good riddance to) 2020
Are we the only ones who are feeling a little bit sorry for the year 2020? Yes, it’s been the worst ever, and we’re not going to dwell on the hardships we’ve come across in our customer’s stories, our own business and our private lives. No, we want to remember that it’s been an incredible […]
Why spending £45 with UK Business Buddy costs you less than £19 elsewhere
Have you been surprised by the price of our card payment terminals? UK Business Buddy conducts cost comparisons on your customer card payment charges to the bank and when we do this, the first thing we’ll ask you for is a full merchant statement. We’d like to explain why our monthly terminal fees are often […]
5 easy ways independent businesses can reduce costs
Hands up if you find it easy running a new business or an old one, even?! No? We thought as much… We’re not going to try and wave a magic wand to suddenly reduce your costs and save you money, but we do hope that the tips in this blog go some way to inspiring […]
£1,000 to end your card payment contract – This is Christmas!
Since 2020 has been the toughest year on record for the hospitality sector, UK Business Buddy want to do our best to help you get through the festive period. As an early Christmas promotion of our card payment solutions and complementary card payment terminals, until December 31st 2020 we are offering independent hospitality venues and […]
Our community business…
As a quick overview of UK Business Buddy, our favourite saying is, ‘we’re here to save independent businesses money, not to line our own pockets with those savings, but so the business owner themselves can!’ To go slightly deeper, UK Business Buddy helps independent businesses save money in two main areas: Card payment solutions Business […]
Devastating, On Our Knees, Punishment, Halving Takings, Speed Drinking… Comments in the news on the 10pm hospitality curfew
From yesterday (24th September), pubs, bars and restaurants in England have been given a 10pm curfew and since the announcement the headlines have been filled with comments like these. The BBC reported, ‘Closing pubs early may not seem like a big step but the hospitality industry is warning it will have a devastating impact on […]
Garages set to be inundated with MOT’s following lockdown extension expiry date
The MOT extension is ending and garages are about to get busier. Now's the time to make sure your payment costs are as low as they can be!