UK Acquirers share their SMB top tips to survive COVID-19

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In a global first, all the major UK acquirers have come together to show collective support for businesses impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and share their views on what businesses can do during the lockdown while protecting employees and maintaining social distancing.

UK Acquirers share their SMB top tips to survive COVID-19

These top tips come from all the major UK acquirers/ISOs and are designed to help business who may not accept cards, or operate online understand their options to adjust how they accept payments.

UK acquirers recognise their smaller business customers are facing an unprecedented set of challenges. “Whether

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Branson says Virgin Atlantic will need UK government help to survive

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FILE PHOTO: A Virgin Atlantic Airbus comes in to land at Heathrow aiport in London, Britain, June 25, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville

LONDON (Reuters) – Virgin Atlantic will only survive the coronavirus outbreak if it gets financial support from the British government, the airline’s founder Richard Branson said on Monday.

Virgin Atlantic last month asked the government for emergency financial help in addition to the coronavirus package made available to all British companies, but a deal has not yet been reached.

“We will do everything we can to keep the airline going – but we will need government support to achieve

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EasyJet says it can survive a lengthy fleet grounding

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FILE PHOTO: Easyjet airline airplanes are seen parked, as Schiphol Airport reduces its flights due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Amsterdam, Netherlands April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw/File Photo

LONDON (Reuters) – British low cost airline easyJet (EZJ.L) said it would be able to survive a lengthy fleet grounding during the coronavirus pandemic due to the steps it had taken to shore up its finances.

The airline said that it had the ability to shrink its fleet through leases and planned to sell six old aircraft, giving it flexibility depending on the shape of future

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Carnival’s struggle to survive the coronavirus as outbreak wipes out the cruise industry

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The COVID-19 outbreak has laid waste to entire sectors of the global economy, but none faster than the cruise industry. The pandemic has basically shut down the cruise-ship business, with the three largest publicly traded cruise companies suspending some, if not all, of their operations.

Carnival, the world’s largest cruise operator, has been at the heart of the industry’s struggle against the coronavirus. COVID-19 has spread on ships across nearly half of its brands, infecting hundreds of passengers and killing others. 

Shares of Carnival are down more than 80% in 2020 alone, and the company said in a securities filing

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