Day: October 11, 2020

6 Factors to consider when choosing a payment gateway

Modern technology has enabled online business and e-commerce merchants to offer customers swift and secure digital transactions.

As taking payments is core to the success of an e-commerce business; it is, therefore, vital that you partner with the right payment gateway provider.

While setting up online payment methods for products and services is no longer a challenge for eCommerce and online businesses, there are certain factors to consider when choosing a payment gateway. Here are the top 5 factors to help you choose the right payment gateway for your business.

What is a Payment Gateway

A payment gateway is a software application that allows online and e-commerce businesses to process payments by securely transferring credit card information from a website to the credit card payment network. The transaction details are then fed back to the merchant advising that the payment has securely been processed. While this may seem like a

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Rishi Sunak announces new support for businesses closed by local lockdowns

Rishi Sunak has announced a six-month job support scheme in which the government will pay two thirds of workers’ wages for businesses that are forced to shut.

Pubs and restaurants in northern England will be closed next week in an effort to prevent hospitals from being overwhelmed by the rising number of coronavirus cases.

A new system of restrictions divides England into three tiers of severity. Merseyside and other parts of northern England will be put in the highest category as some hospitals have started to run out of dedicated coronavirus beds. Businesses such as pubs, restaurants and cafés will be forced to close.

The chancellor announced that for such businesses the government will cover the cost of two thirds of wages, up to a maximum of £2,100 per month per person. Employers will be required to meet the cost of national insurance payments and pension contributions.

The government

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Crescimbeni departs Cheddar for Vox

Antonella Crescimbeni

Antonella Crescimbeni, an associate producer at business news channel Cheddar, is leaving for a job at Vox.

Her last day at Cheddar was Friday.

Crescimbeni produced short-form videos, as well as long-form explainer videos for Cheddar’s YouTube channel and live platform. At Vox, she will be working in its new video fellowship and helping the video team on its explainer videos.

She had been at Cheddar since July 2019. She previously was at OZY Media and at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Crescimbeni is a Penn State University graduate.

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