What is EPOS? The basics explained

By Emily Sorensen|2019-02-07T12:32:11+00:00February 7th, 2019|Tags: |

POS, EPoS, ePOS, or is it EPOS with a capital 'e'? You've probably seen the terms thrown around as you're trying to look for the best system to take face-to-face payments at a till point. But what does EPOS stand for? EPOS stands for Electronic Point Of Sale [...]

The top five iPad POS systems for the UK

By Ben Taylor|2019-01-29T14:26:00+00:00January 28th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The iPad has proven itself a perfect platform for web-based point of sale (POS) systems. It's smart-looking, reliable and offers great battery life. Web-based POS systems enable simple and economical shop management and payment handling for businesses of all sizes, with minimal need for any upfront investment. No doubt [...]

Clover POS review: streamlined design, divergent costs

By Emily Sorensen|2019-01-18T12:32:54+00:00January 18th, 2019|Tags: , |

Our rating Clover offers minimalist-looking, multifunctional payment terminals - and myriads of fees to consider. Clover is an out-of-the-box EPOS solution for small businesses wanting a complete package of integrated card machines, POS interface and software. The multi-functional card terminals are stylish and can be customised [...]

Is iPad the best solution for cloud-based POS systems?

By Emily Sorensen|2019-02-07T13:13:26+00:00July 11th, 2018|Tags: |

In simple terms, a point of sale (POS) system can be defined as "a computerised network in which checkout terminals are connected and operated by a main computer". With cloud-based POS software, the main computer can be an iPad connected to the internet. See also: What is a cloud-based POS [...]

How does a POS system work? The basics explained

By Emily Sorensen|2019-02-07T12:57:04+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Tags: |

Any business selling in person will have a ‘point of sale’, commonly abbreviated ‘POS’. In essence: POS is the setup you have in place for processing face-to-face payments from customers. POS is not a standalone machine or process - it’s a constellation of things that together enable [...]

Point of sale applications for mobile payments – current developments

By Oliver Wastie|2018-12-19T10:48:57+00:00June 4th, 2018|Tags: |

It cannot be overstated just how much technology is helping people in the UK who have discovered their entrepreneurial spirit and decided to set up their own business. Increasing entrepreneurship is a key goal of the UK government’s business strategy, and it’s clearly going according to plan after the [...]

What exactly is the Australian EFTPOS system?

By Francis Campbell|2018-12-14T19:02:30+00:00July 19th, 2015|Tags: , |

EFTPOS (Electronic Funds Transfer at Point Of Sale) is a technology that makes it possible for retailers to directly receive funds from a customer's bank account via their debit card. EFTPOS is the most frequently used payment system in Australia. According to official figures, the system handles approximately 70% of debit card [...]

AirPOS ePOS system: right for your business?

By Oliver Wastie|2018-09-12T20:12:31+00:00July 22nd, 2014|Tags: |

If you have a UK business of any size and are thinking about upgrading your ePOS system, or if you are starting a new business and need some basic facts about the AirPOS ePOS system to help guide your decision-making, read this review first. AirPOS is part of the new [...]