Business Support - Financial

In addition to our services as a purchasing group, NEG work with a number of companies who help support your business, be that financially, marketing or education and training.


Financial Services

Already well known within the industry, Performance Finance have been providing a comprehensive financial service to Opticians for many years, including; leasing, hire purchase and loans for IT, refits and that all important equipment. They also offer a range of products such as Insurance, Protection (life & Critical illness), Pensions, Investments, Wills and Trusts.


Merchant card services

Having already worked with the members for a number of years, Acceptcards continue to negotiate preferential terms for your Merchant Card services. The current offering is via AIB Merchant Services. The terms currently stand at 0.74% for credit cards, 0.32% for debit cards. There is a fee of 1.8% for commercial and premium cards. Terminal rental starts from as little as £12.99 per month


Optical Payment Services

OPS is an exclusive service for NEG members. It offers a cost effective way of collecting monthly payments from your patients, by Direct Debit. Regardless of whether you already collect DDs or use standing Orders, OPS can save you money and offer an easy to use, paperless service which can help you manage your cashflow and increase your patient loyalty.