PayaCharity is brought to you by PAYA Group, an award-winning independent provider of card processing solutions to businesses and charities of all sizes.
Celebrating 10 years
Founded in 2009, our goal was to address the affordability issues faced by small and micro businesses, and those that accepted low volumes of card payments.
Segmented by design
Our first custom-designed proposition was PayaTrader. Today, we provide a wide range of segmented card acceptance solutions, addressing the needs of start-ups with no trading history, to large established companies looking to reduce costs or for greater payment functionality, flexibility & control.
- Award winning, proven solutions
- Fully transparent pricing
- 100% online quote and application
- World-class security
- Latest technology terminals
- Latest contactless donation boxes
- Founded by industry experts
- Trusted, reliable and personal
- Licensed by MasterCard & Visa
We work closely with a number of leading UK charities to drive the adoption of new contactless donation box technologies. In 2017 we refreshed the PayaCharity proposition with a significantly improved product set, introduced a market leading fixed transaction fee and ethical gateway.
A key feature of our service is its simplicity and our ‘one-stop-shop’ proposition – making it easier for charities to adopt new contactless technology.
‘We originally tried to deal directly with suppliers and banks to set up contactless payments for our organisation. However after 8 months of backwards and forwards and untold staff time chasing instruction manuals and packages lost in shipping, I was ready to give up. This is where Payacharity came in, not only did they coach me through the process, they then set up two rental boxes with less than two days’ notice’.
Meet the team
Bill Thomson, Managing Director with over 22 years experience in the cards and payments industry. A former FD and MD at Barclaycard Business, MD at Payzone and a founder of NetBanx – the UK’s first generally available agnostic online PSP at the outset of e-commerce in the UK.
Linda Cook, Marketing Director with 30 years marketing experience at senior level at BT, Post Office & Payzone Limited, including 15 years in the billing & payments market.
Ray Draper, Head of Risk and Fraud Management with over 14 years experience at Barclaycard.
Steve Ousley, Head of IT with extensive experience in Systems Programming & IT Development.
Mark Mellor, Sales Director with 20 years experience as a Director in both large and small companies. Mark has spent the last 8 years in card payments, including ISO development.
Trevor Bennett, Marketing Manager with over 10 years experience delivering multi-channel campaigns in Financial Services and Publishing.
PayaCharity is operated by Acceptacard Limited, (company registration number 6910204) registered office address Victory House, 400 Pavilion Drive, Northampton, NN4 7PA. Registered with the FCA as a small payment institution, firm number 617090. AML supervision registration number XYML00000123676. Hardware supply and rental is provided by sister company QixPay Limited, (company registration number 07373435) registered office address Victory House, 400 Pavilion Drive, Northampton, NN4 7PA. Authorised with the FCA, firm number 714818