How do you accept contactless card payments on your phone? Many tap-on-phone apps are available in the UK - here's an overview.
Our Zettle, Square and SumUp comparison tables show key differences in fees, features and card reader capabilities.
After much analysis and testing, we've created this shortlist of the UK's top card machines to help you compare options.
Compare all credit card readers that work with an iPhone, iPad or Android app in the UK. Which is best - and worth the cost - for a small business?
Which is best: SumUp or Zettle card readers? The differences in products and features are deciding factors.
What's the best way to collect donations and tips as a street musician? We shortlist the apps and card reader that buskers would get the most out of.
Can anyone get a card machine? What if you need a card reader for personal use? Not so simple - here's who can get one for accepting payments.
myPOS' latest card reader looks deceptively plain, but has some cool features. How does it compare with SumUp?
Is Revolut card reader worth it? We tested the device with the app and ran into issues. Here's our verdict on the experience, fees and service.
Barclaycard Anywhere's card reader is a simple solution for occasional card payments. Does the low card fee make up for the basic app?
Elavon MobileMerchant is a mobile card reader without a contract, monthly fees or revenue requirements - but it falls short with the app.
Compare Square and SumUp card readers, fees, POS apps and remote payment methods. What's the best one for small UK businesses?
Square's card reader, free POS app and lack of monthly fees are great, but what is so special about this payments service? We put it to the test.
Zettle accepts credit and debit cards on the go, but is it the best card reader in the UK? Here's our expert take.
SumUp is probably the cheapest card reader service with mobile app, but what can you expect for the low fees?
Zettle and Square have the same transaction fee and no fixed monthly costs, but there are other crucial differences between them.
Shopify has a card reader that pairs with a POS app for retail shops. Is it worth the cost when you have to subscribe to an ecommerce plan?
Payleven merged with SumUp in 2016. We've updated our list of Payleven alternatives to show the similar card readers.
We put the PayPal Here card reader and payment app to the test. Is the PayPal integration worth the complex fees?
PayPal Here and iZettle’s card readers are similar in many ways but vary hugely on fees and payment systems. We highlight important differences.