Not all merchants can use the card terminals from Square, iZettle, SumUp or PayPal. This may come as a surprise, but the limitations are there to protect payment providers from losing money on high-risk transactions or getting involved in legal conundrums. Most businesses are accepted by the [...]
PayPal Here has certainly improved since it launched in the UK five years ago, but how does it compare with the new iZettle Reader 2? 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 as [...]
PayPal has acquired iZettle in May 2018 in a $2.2bn deal. This review is about PayPal Here, a device identical to what iZettle used to sell until June 2016, before launching its internally developed iZettle Reader (which we have reviewed here). Given that PayPal said the iZettle acquisition [...]
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 Contactless [...]
Are account holds and poor customer service deal-breakers, or is there a good reason for PayPal to snap up market share in the UK virtual terminal segment? Although PayPal doesn't offer the cheapest fees, if you already have a PayPal business account, it can be the easiest way [...]
Two of the most popular options in the UK for accepting card payments over the phone are PayPal and Worldpay. With these providers, you don't need any equipment to accept cards over the phone - only a laptop or PC with an internet connection - because you'll be using [...]
Payleven has merged with SumUp since this article was written. Payleven no longer accepts new customers, so details in this article are no longer updated. SumUp offers their own virtual terminal, which you can apply for only if you use SumUp's card reader for face-to-face payments too. PayPal might [...]
PayPal Here is a reliable and convenient mPOS solution that offers Australian small businesses the opportunity to accept credit and debit card transactions from their customers. The service is reliable and secure but unfortunately comes with relatively elevated fees.