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 [...]
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 easy-to-use POS apps. In 2018, the race between the most popular mobile [...]
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 [...]
Square's Virtual Terminal is straightforward to set up and use immediately. And then you only need to key in basic details for each payment. Square customers automatically have access to a virtual terminal when they log into their account in any browser. The payment process is extremely simple [...]
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 The most comprehensive free POS app for iOS and Android in the UK, with the caveat that you can only take cards with the Square Reader. Square Point of Sale is a highly user-friendly system with all the standard POS functions [...]
Our rating The Square card reader emerged last year as one of the most interesting app-based payment solutions in the UK for small businesses. It's got a comprehensive free POS app and competitive transaction fees, but are concerns about its device setup substantiated? The company to introduce the [...]