After much analysis and testing, we've created this shortlist of the UK's top card machines to help you compare options.
Clover POS systems look fancy - are they worth the commitment? The till software and terminals are user-friendly, but you should consider the features.
SumUp 3G is a no-frills card machine, a low-cost way to payments with a network connection. And limitations?
How does PIN on glass work? We explain the PIN entry process compared with PIN on consumer off-the-shelf (COTS) devices.
It's not uncommon in the UK to still come across minimum spends on card payments in shops. Small retailers, corner shops and cafés are just a few of the low-volume merchants imposing these rules, but is it a good idea? What the rule books [...]
It can be difficult to know what questions to ask when choosing a card terminal for your business. Here are twenty good ones to get you started. Equipment 1. How does accepting cards fit with how I trade? Consider your location. If you’re out and [...]
For years now, banks, credit card companies and other payment services have been promoting card terminals for accepting credit and debit card payments. Though less and less in number, there are still some British businesses who only accept cash. In this article, we explore the main reasons why some small businesses [...]
Credit and debit card processing machines, or PDQ, process data quickly, machines, are no longer optional for small and medium-sized businesses: they are a necessity, as checks are on the way out, and there is a global trend toward a cashless society. With plastic card usage on the rise, businesses need [...]