SumUp Air is probably the cheapest card reader with mobile app, but what can you expect for the low fees?
Our rating PayPal Here is a respectable pay-as-you-go solution for face-to-face payments, but transaction fees are not that competitive. PayPal Here is PayPal's own card reader and app for in-person payments, with easy sign-up and no contract. The service is best for small businesses, but merchants [...]
Our rating Square card reader works with a free POS app and has competitive transaction fees. With no PIN pad, is it ideal for UK merchants? Square offers the first keypad-less card reader in the UK, which works with your smartphone or tablet. For just a [...]
Our rating This card reader solution from Barclays is okay, but not great. Barclaycard Anywhere is an acceptable mobile chip and PIN solution that works with an iPhone or Android device, but comes with downsides compared with the competition - including reliability issues with the [...]
It’s easier than ever to accept credit and debit cards in the UK. Forget the costly card machines of yore. Instead, check out these contactless card readers that process payments with a smartphone or tablet through easy-to-use, free point of sale (POS) apps. In 2019, the race between the most popular [...]
There’s an odd relationship going on between the Italian people, the past and the future. In a country where entrepreneurs and merchants are still reluctant to accept card payments (and customers to pay by card), what we may call a passion for smartphones could finally soothe this conservative attitude. [...]
Our rating The rates and app don't match other providers in the market. Launched as Elavon’s mobile solution for accepting cards, Elavon MobileMerchant provides a contract-free card machine that turns your mobile device into a point of sale. It is a pay-as-you-go solution that [...]
While it's not a legal requirement under the UK Sales of Goods Act to provide a customer with a receipt, it is nevertheless a good idea to provide one. A receipt protects not only you and your business, but also the customer - especially if there is a problem [...]