Category: Retail Advice

15th March, 2021

THREE WAYS AN EPOS SYSTEM CAN TAKE YOUR CHARITY TO THE NEXT LEVEL

With lockdown restrictions leading to a decrease in cash flow, the coronavirus pandemic has been causing some very real concerns for the charity sector. But with the vaccine rolling out at an impressive rate, a post-lockdown country is on the horizon. So how can the charity sector get back on its feet...

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22nd April, 2019

QBUSTER APP MAKES LIFE EASIER FOR RETAILERS WHEN ACCEPTING DONATIONS

Working in charity retail, one of the biggest and, sometimes, most frustrating challenges we face is tackling the paperwork involved in registering donors and the sometimes tediously long queues they have to endure at the till to make a Gift Aid declaration. All they came into the shop to do...

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3rd April, 2019

SINGLE SCAN BARCODES ENSURE ACCURACY IN PROCESSING GIFT AID

As a charity, being able to collect Gift Aid is a significant revenue stream for retailers. An extra 25 pence for every pound donated can be claimed through Gift Aid which is estimated to be worth over £48 million to the charity retail industry according to Charity Finance in their...

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25th October, 2018

NISYST INTRODUCES TWO NEW MODULES TO AWARD-WINNING CHARIOT EPOS SYSTEM

Nisyst, the Bolton based multi-award-winning developer of charity retail ePoS software (electronic point of sale) CHARiot, has launched a series of new software modules designed to help charity retailers extend and grow their marketplace easily and while also making their internal processes easier and more resource efficient. The two new...

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22nd June, 2018

HOW CYBER SECURITY IS BENEFITTING ORGANISATIONS

The online world plays a huge role in how businesses and charities work today, especially within the retail industry. With the industry being so vast, it is important retailers display strong cyber security and data privacy capabilities. Recent research shows organisations who invest in cyber security sell more, which is...

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14th May, 2018

HOW CHARITIES CAN BOOST THEIR CYBER SECURITY

It’s a scary fact to know that nearly half of all UK organisations suffered a cyber breach or attack within the past 12 months, with the Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2017 revealing that nearly seven in ten large organisations identified a breach. 2017 has been a year of increased security, and all...

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25th September, 2017

CHARITIES NEED TO ADAPT TO THE DIGITAL WORLD OR PAY THE PRICE

In mid-2016, a statistic stating that there were a huge 6 million instances of online fraud and cybercrime in the UK alone was released. When the Office for National Statistics released this figure, the nation truly realised the nature of the horrifying fact that this is one of the fastest growing areas...

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7th August, 2017

UK CHARITIES AFFECTED BY EMAIL FRAUD

UK charities rely heavily on emails, whether for internal communication or to contact donors. This is just one of the many reasons cyber security is important, especially when less than 1% of charities in the UK are protected against mail fraud and phishing attacks, a staggering figure reported by Red Sift....

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9th February, 2017

MAKE THE MOST OF VALENTINE’S DAY IN YOUR SHOP

The fluttering of hearts around the world signals the arrival of the most romantic day of the year – Valentine’s Day. Soon many loved-up souls will be rushing to the shops to purchase a gift for their other half. As a charity shop, you can take advantage of this by...

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27th January, 2017

WHEN IS EPOS TRAINING ESSENTIAL?

EPoS training offers many benefits to your business and staff. For instance, if your employees are confident in what they’re doing and in the equipment and software you use, they’ll be more productive. They’ll interact with clients in a knowledgeable and confident way which will not only make their jobs...

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