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Brad Hyett

Brad Hyett

CEO at phos
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Bio Brad is currently CEO of phos, a UK based fintech business enabling contactless payment technology for the world's leading banks and payment businesses, among other platforms, with a growing demand for contactless payment flows. In 2020, phos raised EUR1.4m to expand the team in the UK/EU and is now looking to extend its reach to all corners of the globe. Career History Brad has previously been MD Europe at BlueSnap, a market leading global payment solution for B2B and B2C requirements, where he spearheaded the expansion into Europe. Prior to that Brad, opened the UK division of SlimPay, a direct debit specialist and worked for The Logic Group, a Barclaycard company delivering on the new business strategy for tier 1 retailers across Europe.


Payments strategies 2015-2020-2030

How has SoftPoS evolved throughout the years

15 Mar 2023

With the help of SoftPoS, also referred to as "Tap to Pay" technology, retailers and vendors can transform phones and other mobile devices into contactless payment terminals. For smaller businesses, this means cost savings over traditional POS terminals, i.e. costly chip and pin machines. Meanwhile, larger retailers can rapidly increase...

The future of Payments in Europe

Software PoS: What is it? And how does it work?

16 Aug 2022

We’ve seen the evolution of payment technology thrive in the last two to three years, more than it has in a decade. . According to UK Finance’s Payment Markets Report, 83% of UK consumers now use contactless payments, with the shift in behaviours brought about by the pandemic showing no signs of reversing. With mobile payment technology flying the...


The future of EPOS: How point of sale is transforming the customer experience

02 Mar 2021

The events of the last 12 months have transformed the financial technology sector and catalysed a new wave of innovation that is revolutionising the way we pay, and get paid. From contactless payments to the rise of e-wallets, one area where this innovation is on clear display is electronic point of sale. EPOS technology is helping businesses both ...


Brexit and payments: The impact of a 'no deal' on the industry

04 Nov 2020

At the time of writing, we are in the home stretch of the UK’s transition period with the European Union, with new rules for UK businesses that deal with Europe set to come into force on 1 January 2021. Given that the much-hyped “Brexodus” of companies from the UK has not materialised during the grace period, what are the real short term and long t...