iZettle is handy for accepting credit cards on the go. But is the competition better? Read our iZettle review.
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 [...]
Our rating PayPal Here offers an interesting pay as you go solution for face to face payments, though not the most competitive in the market. Highs: No lock-in or monthly fees, also allows you to send electronic invoices. Lows: Complex fee structure and least competitive fees. PayPal Here, PayPal's [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
SumUp has been on a mission to make face-to-face payments easier and cheaper. With an app on a smartphone or tablet that connects to a nimble card reader, small businesses can accept card payments anywhere. After merging with Payleven, SumUp has become a leading contender in the UK. We sat down with [...]
As most London taxi drivers will know by now, a new Transport for London (TfL) mandate will make it a requirement for all black cabs to accept card and contactless payments from October 2016. Not all drivers are overjoyed by this regulation, but it's not worth losing any sleep over. We take a look at how [...]
Although cash has always been the usual method of payment for London’s famous black cabs, from October 2016 you will be able to take a ride in any of the approximately 22’500 licensed iconic vehicles and pay using your credit or debit card. As of early 2016, only around 50% of [...]