SumUp Air discount – £40 off

By Lucy Harris| 2017-11-19T07:55:53+00:00 November 11th, 2017|Tags: , , |

When SumUp launched its original Chip and Sign card reader in the UK, the company offered free card readers. The new Air reader is a more sophisticated card reader than the previous models, utilizing the latest Bluetooth technology to connect to a smartphone or tablet, as well as accepting contactless cards and [...]

Square review – feature rich Point of Sale with card payments

By Lucy Harris| 2017-10-08T09:37:42+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Tags: , |

Our rating Extremely easy to set up and use, Square offers a simple and convenient way to accept card payments with almost no upfront investment. For small and growing businesses, Square is also an efficient and affordable way to manage payment processing, invoicing, inventory, employees and more in a single service. [...]

Flexible loans for small businesses: iZettle Advance

By Ben Taylor| 2017-03-17T02:15:18+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Tags: , |

Since the financial crisis of 2008, it’s become much harder for small businesses to find funding and loans. Although banks are now beginning to lend money more readily once again, it’s arguably still not as easy to fund business expansion and boost cash flow than it once was. This [...]

PayPal Here UK review – How does it do up against iZettle and SumUp?

By Oliver Wastie| 2017-11-03T04:05:27+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Our rating PayPal Here offers an interesting pay-as-you-go solution for face to face payments, though rates are not particularly competitive. Highs: No lock-in or monthly fees, and you can send electronic invoices. Lows: Complex fee structure with the least competitive rates. PayPal Here, PayPal's Chip and PIN reader has [...]

Payleven alternatives in the UK

By Joey H Martens| 2017-09-15T08:56:46+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Mobile payment companies Payleven and SumUp merged in April 2016. The combined company trades under the name SumUp. While existing merchants are not affected by the merger, we give a run-down of four Payleven alternatives for those considering accepting card payments on mobile devices. In summary Contactless reader [...]

Ten reasons to get a card machine for iPhone

By Lucy Harris| 2017-10-13T06:32:18+00:00 December 7th, 2016|Tags: |

Compact card machines that enable you to process payments with an app on an iPhone have taken the payment industry by storm. In the last few years, providers such as iZettle, SumUp and PayPal Here have become household names among small merchants – and for good reasons. Here are 10 of them. [...]