Yorkshire Payments founder and Managing Director, James Howard (right) poses for a picture with half of his team.
Yorkshire Payments, a local credit and debit card processing based in Brighouse, has entered into partnership with Global Payments, one of the largest worldwide payment solutions providers.
Founded in 2011 by 29-year old entrepreneur James Howard, Yorkshire Payments provides a wide range of merchant services to businesses in Yorkshire and beyond. The firm secured the prestigious three-year contract with the international company after going through a highly competitive and rigorous tender process. It has taken almost three years for the Brighouse firm to land this achievement.
The benefits of this partnership extends to Yorkshire Payments customers who will benefit from world class services provided by Global Payments, such as rates that are up to 40% cheaper than what was obtaining on the market.
One only three businesses in northern England to have gained independent status from Visa, as well being officially licensed by MasterCard and Visa, Yorkshire Payments provides credit and debit card processing facilities to small and medium-sized businesses across Yorkshire.
“We are immensely proud about securing this contract with Global Payments. They are a great brand and one of the leading providers of merchant services not only in the UK but worldwide,” stated a beaming Mr Howard.
He added: “Our aim is to provide businesses across the Yorkshire region with a local, customer focused service that is supported by some of the most innovative and advanced technology. Our partnership with Global Payments will help us to achieve this.”
And Global Payments said they were delighted to enter into the partnership as it highlighted the international firm’s strategy to support independent merchant solutions providers.
“We are delighted to enter into this partnership with Yorkshire Payments. This joint venture highlights our strategy to support independent merchant solutions providers and support Yorkshire businesses. The Yorkshire Payments team has done a great job of putting together a successful application to become one of our preferred suppliers and we look forward to working with them over the next few years,” said Andy Ward, Global Payments strategic partnership manager.