Film, Media & TV1 min ago
Paying By Credit Card
We have had a quote for some building work. Bit wary so want to pay by credit card. Builder says he doesn't have that facility. Should I be worried?
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As far as I know, anyone can use an app to take a card payment. Google Pay is another way, or the Apple equivalent.
It certainly doesn't mean he's dodgy of course. Much more likely is that he wants cash (possibly for the usual reasons.)
I can't remember the last time I saw a cheque. You don't want to be going around with a wedge of cash in your pocket. Ask him outright how he wants to be paid and go by your 'gut instinct.' No decent tradesman would lose the job over this.