Find a card machine to suit your small business

Whichever way you want to take payments in your small business, we've got a range of card payment solutions to choose from.

All of our card machines come with everything you'd expect. You can take all major credit and debit cards and they're set up to accept contactless. 

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Choose from a range of card machines

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The card machine that does more.

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  • Just £25 a month**
  • Take card and cash transactions
  • Realtime reporting
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Countertop
card machine

Serve customers at the till.

A Countertop Card Machine
  • Small, compact design
  • Connect by broadband or phone
  • Fast receipt printing
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Portable
card machine

Take it to your customers.

A Portable Card Machine
  • Small and lightweight
  • 50m range via Bluetooth or WiFi
  • Long battery life
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Mobile
card machine

Take payments on the go.

A Mobile Card Machine
  • Built-in GPRS SIM card
  • Connect anywhere there's 4G signal
  • Long battery life
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Why choose takepayments?

5 Star Service
5 star customer service

With over 23,000 reviews, we're proud of our 5 star Trustpilot rating. Our award winning team is on hand 7 days a week. 

A Different Approach
A different approach

There’s no one-size-fits-all. One of our specialists can visit your business and find you our best solution.

You Re Not On Your Own
You're not on your own

You'll get a dedicated Account Manager who'll get you transacting quickly and confidently, and will be there if you've any questions.

Money Next Day
Get your money the next working day*

It's your money, so why wait for it? Keep your cash flowing with next day settlement.

Get your small business taking cards

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We specialise in working with small businesses.

If you're looking for a card machine for your small business, you're in the right place. At takepayments, we make getting paid simple, so you can focus on running your business.

Whether you’re a brand-spanking new business or an established independent, you can be up and running with card payments quickly.

We’ve years of experience working with small independent businesses across the UK. In fact, they’re the only type of businesses we work with, so we understand that you’re all different and need a package that's personalised to your business.

That’s why one of our local payment consultants will come and meet you to get a really good understanding of how your business works. That way, they can make sure you get a deal that’s perfect for you.

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What’s the benefit of taking card payments?

Most people these days want to be able to pay by card when visiting a small business. In fact, 15.8 billion payments were made by debit cards in 2020 alone, so if you aren't set up to take cards, you could be missing out on sales.

Not to mention:

  • It speeds up your service and reduces queues.
  • It’s safer and more secure than handling cash.
  • It gives your customers more options when it comes to paying.
  • Contactless payments let your customers pay with a tap.
  • It can encourage your customers to spend more with you.

Interested in getting set-up with a PDQ machine? We can help. Fill in our quote form today or give us a call.

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It's very important to take card payments for my business. When we opened our second location in a university, we found no one had cash on them, so we needed to make it easy to take payments.

Simon Crawley, Legends the Sandwich Shop

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It's very important to take card payments for my business. When we opened our second location in a university, we found no one had cash on them, so we needed to make it easy to take payments.

Simon Crawley, Legends the Sandwich Shop

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What are the benefits of card payments?

Lots of businesses are already taking cards, in fact, 1.4 million of them were accepting them in 2017. So, if you’re not doing so already, you could be missing out.

It also:

  • speeds up your service and reduces queues
  • is safer and more secure than handling cash
  • gives your customers more options when it comes to paying
  • lets your customers pay with a tap with contactless
  • can encourage your customers to spend more with you.

We have a selection of card machines for small businesses to choose from. They’re all designed to suit different business types, and we’ll help you to choose which one is best for you.

Want to take payments at your till? Our countertop card machine can be plugged in at your counter or reception to take payments in one location.

If you serve customers around your shop or at their table, we’ve got portable credit card machines for small businesses like you. They come with a base unit which you can leave plugged in whilst you take payments directly to your customers.

Our mobile card readers are great if you have a mobile business as you’ll be able to accept credit and debit cards whilst out on the road.

Yes, all of our card machines come with contactless as standard, so you can accept payments up to £100 with just a tap.

Terms and conditions apply. 

Businesses will be required to enter into and maintain a separate contract with an acquiring bank nominated by takepayments for the processing of the card transactions. Under the contract with the acquiring bank, transaction charges and other fees will apply.

*This service is available to takepayments Limited customers who are accepted for Barclaycard acquiring services and is subject to Barclaycard’s approval. Next day settlement refers to the next banking day. Your card machine’s banking window function must be performed before 8:30pm in order to receive settlement the next banking day. Transactions processed via Ecommerce pay pages, pay by link and virtual terminals may be subject to different settlement timescales.

**Plus VAT per month for terminal hire, software functionality and SIM card.

Correct as of 11/04/2022.

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