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0% transaction fees for your first £250! Start taking contactless payments in church with SumUp this Christmas. In addition to offering its SumUp Air Card reader for just £22.80, SumUp is pleased to offer new joiners 0% fees for up to £250 of transactions!The promotion will ...

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Constructed in 1558, St Cuthbert’s Church is a beautiful historic church that serves the leafy village of Ackworth in the West Riding of Yorkshire, close to Wakefield. In January 2018, they made use of the Parish Buying LED lighting discounts to replace all the bulbs in ...

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We are running a national trial for accepting card payments, including contactless, for fees and payments such as hall and room hire as well as for donations. The volunteer churches will be testing the card-readers for several months. They will be feeding back their ...

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Wholesale energy prices in the UK have risen substantially. This has been driven by a number of factors. Fluctuations in temperature. We had several very cold spells - “Beast from the East”- prompting high use of heating in winter (which used a lot of energy) and then a ...

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Free card payments for 3 months Start taking payments with SumUp this Spring! In addition to offering its SumUp Air Card reader for just £19, SumUp is pleased to offer new joiners 0% fees for up to £250 of transactions for 90 days!The promotion will run from 1st May to ...

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Shrinking the Footprint is the Church of England's national environmental campaign aimed at helping the Church's 42 dioceses and 16,000 churches reduce their carbon footprint. The target, as set by General Synod, is a reduction of 80% by 2050. Parish Buying met last week with ...

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In the UK, unfortunately wholesale prices for gas and electricity have risen substantially (eg. August 2018 prices are approx. 35% higher versus August 2017) so energy is more expensive for everyone. We are  pleased that on average our Energy Basket members are only seeing an ...

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As part of the service provided by Parish Buying, we work closely with energy suppliers to understand any changes within the Energy sector which may impact on parishes and dioceses. Some of you may have been made aware that changes are due to take place in April 2018. For the ...

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