Mobile payment companies Payleven and SumUp merged in April 2016. The combined company now trades under the name SumUp. While existing merchants are not affected by the merger, we give a run-down of Payleven alternatives for those considering accepting card payments on mobile devices. In summary [...]
PayPal Here has certainly improved since it was launched in the UK five years ago, but the question is: how does it compare with iZettle Reader? Both of these mobile debit and credit card readers offer easy sign-up, no fixed monthly fees, no lock-in and free apps that function [...]
It's not easy for start-ups and small businesses to get funding when they most need it. Increasing numbers of entrepreneurs even dip in to their pension pots to fund their dream after failing to get a loan from a bank. This reality was brought into sharp focus in 2014 [...]
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 [...]
The iPad has proven itself a perfect platform for web-based point of sale (POS) systems. It's sleek and reliable and offers great battery life. Web-based POS systems enable simple and economical shop and payment handling for businesses of all sizes, with minimal need for any upfront investment. No doubt [...]
Our rating Safe ePOS software choice for food & drink and hospitality. 1.25% transaction fee when integrated with iZettle card reader. The only UK company to make the “Best POS” shortlist, iZettle Pro (formerly Intelligentpos) is simple but powerful. You get a lot of features [...]
iZettle and Square match each other with a 1.75% fee and no fixed monthly costs. Are the security concerns with Square's device a deal-breaker?
It’s now 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 can process payments with a smartphone or tablet through neat and easy-to-use POS apps. In 2018, the race between the most [...]