Should a small ecommerce website consider using Stripe as their online gateway? How easy is it? We review features, pricing and customer service.
Which businesses should consider a Barclaycard card terminal? The costs are worth it for some, but only if the service, payouts and contract suit.
We interviewed ReRun, a community interest company (CIC) prolonging the life of running clothes. How do their Shopify experiences align with the cause?
Which business account is best for UK sole traders? We've tried different online bank accounts - let us compare their limitations and strengths.
Despite Shopify's popularity, it may not be the best value for a small business. Features are promising, but are fees too high?
Holvi UK has some limitations, but the accountant and invoicing could make up for it. We tested the service to review fees, app and business account features.
What is a card not present transaction? We explain the different types (yes, there are several), security concerns and how merchants can prevent fraud.
With Stripe, you can activate a virtual credit card terminal - but it's not so simple. How do Stripe phone payments work? What are the alternatives?
Is Worldpay or PayPal best for over-the-phone payments? We compare the fees, customer service and user experience.
Worldpay's virtual terminal works well, but what are the costs and what can you expect from the service?
SumUp payments over the phone are easy as pie, but maybe not as suitable as a primary solution as other virtual terminals.
PayPal Virtual Terminal is easy to use for phone payments. The fees are high for small businesses - is the service worth it?
What's special about Monese for business? We get to the bottom of account features and costs to be wary of, but also concerns about customer service.
Do Verifone terminals live up to the company's global aspirations - in the UK? We review the card machine models, costs and where to get one.
The Clover Flex card machine is a mobile smart POS terminal with customised features (at a cost). We analyse specs and terms to be wary of.
Is a Monzo Business account any good compared to the Personal account? We've tested the service and review costs, pros and cons of the features.
What's the meaning of a WhatsApp Business account and would it be useful for your business? Does it cost anything? Here're how the account works.
SumUp lets even non-techies build an online shop in few easy steps straight from the SumUp App - but is it too basic? We put SumUp ecommerce to the test.
Is Tide business account any good for small businesses? Is it a safe banking platform? We discuss Tide account fees, app, service and limitations.
With SumUp Air, you need a mobile receipt printer to print paper receipts. Which ones are compatible? We look at options.