Mobile Transaction 2018-02-23T01:50:12+00:00

iPad POS

The top five iPad POS systems for the UK

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 [...]

iZettle Pro (Intelligentpos) review: reliable and affordable ePOS

Our rating Safe ePOS software choice for food & drink and hospitality. 1.25% transaction fee when integrated with iZettle card reader. The only UK company to make the “Best POS” [...]

Square Point of Sale review UK: free but worthwhile?

Our rating Square Point of Sale is the most comprehensive free POS app for iOS and Android in the UK, with the caveat that you take cards only with Square Reader (read our [...]

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Square vs iZettle: Which payment and POS system is best for your business?

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?

Square vs iZettle vs SumUp: Compare the three best UK card readers

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 [...]

iZettle or SumUp? Which one is better suited for your business?

The 2017 UK top runners iZettle and SumUp both have a lot to offer. One has gotten ahead with more cards accepted, lower fees, and better features.

Card acceptance essentials

Ten reasons to get a card machine for iPhone

Now that everyone’s got a smartphone, it’s no surprise the payment industry is going mobile in a big way. Just like [...]

What is card interchange?

Card interchange is a complicated and sometimes vexatious topic. Everyone seems to have their own agenda when talking or writing about it. [...]

Top 10 tips for avoiding chargebacks

What exactly is a ‘chargeback’? Why are they best avoided? And how do you best do this? We present the what, why [...]

20 questions when choosing a card terminal for your business

It can be difficult to know what questions to ask when choosing a card terminal for your business. Here are 20 good [...]


Virtual terminal

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Worldpay vs PayPal’s virtual terminal? Which provider is best for phone payments?

Two of the most popular options in the UK for accepting card payments over the phone are PayPal and WorldPay. You do not need any equipment to accept cards over the phone with these [...]

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Worldpay virtual terminal review – what you need to know

Our rating Worldpay is getting more flexible, and offers better options for seasonal and small businesses. Fees are still not transparent and open to negotiation, but overall Worldpay is easing up [...]

PayPal phone payments review – what you need to know

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 phone business segment? Although PayPal doesn't offer [...]