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A simple and secure way for parents and guardians to pay for all school purchases, including school dinners, trips, events, tickets and school shop.
iPayimpact offers peace of mind to school staff, parents and pupils by removing the need for pupils to bring cash and cheques into schools entirely, whether that be for meals, trips, clubs or otherwise.
iPayimpact gives parents and guardians a transparent view of overall school payments via their online account. The real-time view shows parents their full transaction history and live balance, eliminating any confusion over payments.
Email alerts and notifications inform parents that their balance is low and makes them aware of any recurring payments that are due, allowing time for updating their accounts and ultimately saving schools valuable time in chasing overdue payments or debts.
All payments are protected under the FCA
with Vesta Merchant Services
At CRB Cunninghams, security is our top priority. As part of our commitment to online security and compliance, we have opted for Vesta Merchant Services to offer the highest level of protection over online payments made through iPayimpact. Ultimately, this means that iPayimpact users benefit from knowing all payments made through the platform are covered under the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), providing the highest level of security for schools, and a level of protection over online payments that is rarely offered by school online payment providers.
Read more about the benefits to schools and parents of using an FCA-regulated online payment provider.
iPayimpact is a secure way to pay. Regulated activities performed by Vesta Merchant Services are covered by a range of protections through the FCA (Authorised Payment Institution. Firm reference number 784165) and through the Financial Ombudsman Service. Vesta Merchant Services is also ISO 27001 certified and PCI compliant.
With the new PSD2 regulations which have been introduced into law over the last 3 years, CRB Cunninghams only work with payment providers who offer one of the lowest transaction charges to UK schools.
iPayimpact utilises the valuable time of school administrators; finance personnel and bursars more efficiently by automating your payment processes. Whilst reducing the administration time involved in manually collecting and processing payments, schools also eliminate issues surrounding cash, including elements of loss/shrinkage along with security concerns of transferring cash to the bank and insurance costs of retaining large amounts of cash in schools.
Based on time-saving efficiencies and the costs associated with manual processes, CRB Cunninghams can provide your school with a personalised ROI calculation, simply request one for your school below.
iPayimpact gives parents a single view over all their children's activities, including; clubs, trips and meals account rather than having separate logins or 'checkout' payments for each child. Parents of multiple children also benefit from having one single account for all of their children irrespective of different schools or bank accounts.
Not only can parents pay for school purchases more easily, but iPayimpact also offers schools significant savings on transaction costs, as with multiple schools, the transaction costs are apportioned across the items in the single basket of payments.
Simply upload information about upcoming school trips and activities to iPayimpact. Through their login, parents and guardians can review or download information relating to school trips, clubs, activities and even sign parental consent forms, saving schools hours of administration time chasing paperwork.
As well as school trips, this functionality can be used for all school information including; school prospectus, newsletters, lunch menus and more, saving schools substantial printing costs and administration hours.