NetPay is a multi-channel, payment service provider offering a range of online processing, payment terminal and merchant services to businesses in the UK and Ireland.
Going up against Cappuccino Ads, Flubit.com, Food Innovation Solutions, Frog Bikes, GeoLytix, Medilink Consulting, The Collective, The House Crowd and THE PROTEIN WORKS™ in the New Business of the Year awards.
Emma Jones, CEO, Enterprise Nation, judge for the category said: “Growing ahead of forecast, NetPay has picked up some major brands as clients which demonstrates a need for its award-winning and innovative functionality. A committed team feels it’s just scratched the surface so expect to see more of this company that is on a clear trajectory.”
NetPay will also be going up against Elix-IRR Partners LLP, Fluidata, GeoLytix, Inntel - Meetings and Travel Management, Outsourcery plc, Palletline PLC, Slingshot Sponsorship, University of the West of England, Bristol and Winmark Limited in the Blackberry Business Enabler of the Year awards.
Simon Feary, CEO, Chartered Quality Institute, judge for the category said: “NetPay has an innovative approach that challenges the current card payment paradigm.”
NetPay will compete for these prestigious awards, with the winners being revealed at the National Business Awards gala dinner held on 11 November at Park Lane’s Grosvenor House Hotel in London.
Carl Churchill, Managing Director NetPay Merchant Services Limited said “We are thrilled to be shortlisted for two National Business Awards. We are extremely proud of the solution and service that we have developed, providing customers with a real alternative to other payment providers “
Britain’s leading businesses, business leaders and social enterprises have today been revealed as finalists for the 2014 National Business Awards. The finalists announced today represent categories including the Smith & Williamson Entrepreneur of the Year, Santander Small to Medium Sized Business of the Year and the Inflexion International Growth Business of the Year. The Ashridge Business School Leader of the Year finalists and Decade of Excellence winner will be announced over the coming months, with the Duke of York New Entrepreneur of the Year finalists announced last month following a judging event in Liverpool.
This year’s shortlisted businesses cover activities as diverse as retail, technology, men’s grooming products, telecoms, construction, advertising, entertainment, and publishing. Of the businesses shortlisted, 24% turnover under £5m, 26% turnover between £5m and £25m, 15% over a billion and 10% not for profit organisations. The smallest business recognised has a turnover of just £23k with the largest reaching £20 billion. Finalists collectively employ over 850,000 people, the smallest has just one member of staff while the largest employs around 165,000 people globally.
Alex Evans, Programme Director of the National Business Awards said: “The diversity and quality of this year’s finalists have firmly established the National Business Awards as the talent scout for UK plc, with market leading household names recognised alongside the best emerging business brands. With a variety of industries represented, these recovery leading businesses have demonstrated the return on investment in people, innovation, customer service and leadership.”
Finalists were chosen from the hundreds of businesses that entered or were nominated across 17 Award categories. They will now prepare for live presentations to expert juries who will decide the overall winners that will be revealed at the awards ceremony on 11 November.
The National Business Awards supports The Prince’s Trust, a charity that offers practical and financial support to young people who need it.
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The Daily Telegraph Award for a Decade of Excellence in Business
The Duke of York New Entrepreneur of the Year
The BlackBerry Business Enabler of the Year
The Smith & Williamson Entrepreneur of the Year
The Inflexion International Growth Business of the Year
The QBE FTSE 100 Business of the Year
The UKTI Digital Business of the Year
The New Business of the Year
The Customer Focus Award
The ICAEW Sustainable Business Award
The Social Enterprise of the Year
The Santander Corporate Citizenship Award
The Market Gravity Innovation Award
The Growth Business of the Year
The Employer of the Year
The Santander Small to Medium Sized Business of the Year
The Ashridge Business School Leader of the Year.
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NetPay Solutions Group (netpay.co.uk) is a multi-channel, payment service provider offering a range of online processing, payment terminal and merchant services through strategic partners. The business operates from offices in both the UK and Ireland.
The Group supports a number of partners in a diverse selection of industries including financial services, telecoms, cash and carry wholesale, cost consultancy and trade associations, enabling these organisations to offer card processing and related services to their customers and members.
The business has experienced considerable growth by focusing on the challenges businesses experience when using card processing services and seeking to resolve these challenges through a combination of great technology, great service and great value.