About takepayments

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At takepayments, we're here to help make taking card payments easy.

Here's our story so far:

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2015

Clive Kahn acquired the business
Former CEO of Travelex and Cardsave, and with over 30 years’ experience in the card payments sector, Clive acquired the business (then known as Payzone UK), along with partners, Mark Dann, Rupert Lowery and Grovepoint Capital.
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2016

Partnered with Barclaycard
In early 2016, we partnered with Barclaycard, one of the most trusted names in the payments industry. We recruited sales executives, field sellers and opened offices in Grimsby, Stockport and London.
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2016

We launched online & phone payments
As well as offering Ingenico card machines, we expanded to offering payment gateways and virtual terminals, giving small businesses more ways to take card payments. Our team also expanded with the growth of the business.
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2016

Award winners
Our Grimsby call centre came 'Highly Commended' in the Small Contact Centre of the Year UKCCF awards.
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2017

We partnered with EPOS Now
We joined forces with EPOS Now, one of the leading EPOS providers in the UK to offer our customers a 'business in a box', to help make things easy.
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2017

Award winners again!
In 2017, our Head of Telemarketing, Alexandra Hickson, came Highly Commended in Team Manager of the Year CCMA Awards.
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Jan 2020

We became takepayments Limited

We changed our name to takepayments! As the new name suggests, we're focused on making it easier for customers to get paid.

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June 2020

We launched the beepaid app

Covid-19 led us to quickly developing new, safer payment options for small businesses and their customers, including totally contactless payments through your phone with beepaid.

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August 2020

Order and pay at table

Also in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, we launched our Order and beepaid app, which lets businesses take orders and payments from the table, or offer a collection or delivery service.

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February 2021

eposmove joined our product range

An all-in-one portable EPOS system that lets you take payments and manage your business on the move.

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March 2021

We introduced Websites made easy

We create professional looking websites from scratch, helping our customers reach more people online.

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Clive Kahn acquired the business
Former CEO of Travelex and Cardsave, and with over 30 years’ experience in the card payments sector, Clive acquired the business (then known as Payzone UK), along with partners, Mark Dann, Rupert Lowery and Grovepoint Capital.
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2015

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2016

Partnered with Barclaycard
In early 2016, we partnered with Barclaycard, one of the most trusted names in the payments industry. We recruited sales executives, field sellers and opened offices in Grimsby, Stockport and London.
We launched online & phone payments
As well as offering Ingenico card machines, we expanded to offering payment gateways and virtual terminals, giving small businesses more ways to take card payments. Our team also expanded with the growth of the business.
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2016

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2016

Award winners
Our Grimsby call centre came 'Highly Commended' in the Small Contact Centre of the Year UKCCF awards.
We partnered with EPOS Now
We joined forces with EPOS Now, one of the leading EPOS providers in the UK to offer our customers a 'business in a box', to help make things easy.
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2017

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2017

Award winners again!
In 2017, our Head of Telemarketing, Alexandra Hickson, came Highly Commended in Team Manager of the Year CCMA Awards.

We became takepayments Limited

We changed our name to takepayments! As the new name suggests, we're focused on making it easier for customers to get paid.

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Jan 2020

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June 2020

We launched the beepaid app

Covid-19 led us to quickly developing new, safer payment options for small businesses and their customers, including totally contactless payments through your phone with beepaid.

Order and pay at table

Also in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, we launched our Order and beepaid app, which lets businesses take orders and payments from the table, or offer a collection or delivery service.

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August 2020

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February 2021

eposmove joined our product range

An all-in-one portable EPOS system that lets you take payments and manage your business on the move.

We introduced Websites made easy

We create professional looking websites from scratch, helping our customers reach more people online.

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March 2021

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12 Month

12 month contract

Our contracts are one of the shortest on the market. We won't tie you into long contracts.

No Charge

No joining fees

There's no fee to join and if you leave at the end of your contact, there are no fees to leave either.

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Take safer payments

We've lots of options to help you take safer payments, for both you and your customers.

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A joining team

To help you get up and running taking card payments confidently, our joining team are on hand.

You won’t find many others like us.

There are no one-size-fits-all price lists, no boring jargon, and you certainly won’t speak to lacklustre people on the end of the phone.

No, we make it easy. That’s our mantra, and it’s what we live and breathe by.

How? Well, we have payments consultants out on the road, all over the country, who can come and visit you to get a really good understanding of what makes you and your business tick. Or, if you prefer, you can do it all over the phone.

They’ll create a personalised pricing package based on what your business turns over, the kinds of card payments you’ll take and more.

Not to mention everything you see on our website will be super-simple to understand, getting in touch with us is a breeze and our dedicated team are on hand to help you at any point.

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