POS software comparison UK – the top 5

By Lucy Harris|2018-06-27T13:15:18+00:00September 4th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Forget about the bulky till – cloud-based iPad point of sale systems have come to stay. Any new business or an existing one with an outdated system: now is a good time for ePOS. The UK finally has several decent options in 2018. We’re comparing the best five.

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Cost £39+ /month £69-£270 /month  £49-£129 /month  free-£100+ /month £100+ /month + mandatory hardware fees
Compatible devices iPad, iPad Mini, iPhone iPad, iPhoneMac, PC, iPad, iPad Mini iPad, iPad Mini, iPhoneiPad, iPad Mini
Web-based vs installed Web-based Web-based  Web-based  Web-basedHybrid
Offline functionalityNoneLimitedSomeSome Fairly good
Industry Hospitality, Quick-service Retail Retail Retail, Quick-service Retail, Quick-service, Full-service restaurant, Enterprise
Suited business sizeSmall – mediumSmall – mediumSmall – large Small – mediumSmall – enterprise
Card machine integration iZettleShopify card readeriZettle, Square, SumUp, PayPal Here SquareIngenico and Verifone models
Customer service 7 days (work hours), phone, in-app and online24/7 phone and online 7 days phone, in-app and online
Premium support  £19
7 days (work hours) phone and online24/7 phone and online
Multi-store inventoryNoNoYes No Yes
Payroll includedNoNoNoNoYes, full employee suite
Accounting integrationsXeroXeroXeroXeroQuickbooks
Sales channelsFace-to-face, electronic invoicingFace-to-face, onlineFace-to-face, electronic invoicing, online, virtual terminalFace-to-face, onlineFace-to-face
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