4 Quick Tips for Happy Holidays

The festive season is one of the busiest times of the year, especially for small businesses in retail and hospitality. Preparing for the increase in foot traffic can feel a little daunting sometimes, so we have a few tips to help you through the holiday season. 1. Be...

Our Shout: Giving Back to Kiwi Businesses

We know this year has been especially tough for Kiwi businesses. Before lockdown, business confidence was strong, with 4 in 10 SMEs tracking better than the same period in 2019. However for three-quarters of SMEs (76%), the biggest challenge they faced was decreased...

Smartpay Prioritises Support – Why You Should Too

In today’s tough economic times, many are feeling the cash crunch. Now more than ever, it’s important to know where you shouldn’t cut corners – making the wrong choice could cost your business financially. Read on to see why we think good customer support and...

Taking EFTPOS payments in lockdown level 2

On Monday the NZ government announced that from Thursday 14th May New Zealand would start to move to level 2 lockdown. Level 2 is a safer normal with no more than 100 customers per site.  In level 2, businesses can open to the public, but must follow public health...

Trading safe during COVID-19

The New Zealand government has issued a four week lockdown for all non-essential businesses effective 11:59 PM on Wednesday 25 March. Whilst many businesses have been asked to temporarily close, those considered essential services are still operating. We understand...

Cleaning your EFTPOS terminal

We suggest cleaning your EFTPOS terminal more frequently than you normally would to help prevent the spread of any germs. The best way to clean your EFTPOS machine is with these 2 easy steps:   1. Dust off the keys and printer compartment with a micro-fibre cloth...