Mobile Transaction 2018-04-16T10:57:54+00:00
iZettle vs. Square vs. SumUp

iZettle vs. Square vs. SumUp

It is a close race between the most popular mobile card readers in the UK. Check out this comparison to find the one that fits your needs.


Point of Sale

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 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. [...]

Compare card readers

Fee scales of iZettle and PayPal — how do they compare?

How do the sliding scale of the two companies compare? Given your monthly sales volume, which should you choose?

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?

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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 [...]

Card machines

Payleven alternatives in the UK

Mobile payment companies Payleven and SumUp merged in April 2016. The combined company trades under the name SumUp. While existing merchants [...]

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 explain the what, [...]


Virtual terminal

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 virtual terminal segment? Although PayPal doesn't offer the [...]

Square virtual terminal review: phone payments the simplest way possible

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 [...]

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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 they're open to negotiation, but overall, Worldpay is easing [...]