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Run Your Business Smoother With Barclays Payment Systems

Barclays offer payment systems for a range of businesses and industries, including yours. 

Introduction To Barclays Payment Systems

Businesses that work with Barclaycard can choose from several point-of-sale (POS) systems, each catering to different industries. 

 

Here, we look at the options available to businesses like yours and explore which option will most likely suit you and your business. 

What Is An EPOS System?

An Electronic Point-of-sale system (EPOS) presents a contemporary approach for your business to oversee its sales operations. Differing from conventional Point of Sale (POS) setups, an EPOS system functions by integrating all your business procedures into a unified computer system. This integration simplifies management and notably enhances customer service quality by making it easier to pay. 

 

Keep reading to see the kinds of EPOS payment devices that Barclays offer to businesses that bank with them.  

Barclays Flex Card Reader

Easy Installation

The Barclay Flex Mobile Card Reader is designed to make your day-to-day transactions easier; with its more classic design, it allows you to take payments with Chip & Pin, Contactless, and Swipe sale payments. Unlike some card readers, the Flex Mobile Card Reader also allows you to print receipts. 

 

Installing the card reader is simple, and only requires a few simple steps straight out of the box. Once the reader is plugged into a mains socket, it will usually be good to go. Just press the green button to get started. The on-screen instructions will then guide you through the rest of the installation process. Once you enter your merchant details into the machine, you'll be ready to trade and take payments. 

Barclays Smartpay Touch

Lots of functionality

The Smartpay Touch card machine is a simple all-in-one point-of-sale service that helps businesses manage multiple aspects of their business. Its features mean it acts as a digital sales assistant, able to do a lot of the POS legwork. Think of it as the more intuitive version of the Flex Mobile Card Reader, perfectly suited to the hospitality industry. SmartPay Touch comes with a bigger display than its alternatives and allows you to see a detailed list of your menu and what the customer wishes to order. 

 

Like the other card machines featured in this article, the SmartPay Touch requires an internet connection to set up. Once you've connected the device, you'll need to install an app, which you then link with your business. With the app installed, it will enable you to have significant control over the payment process.  The key features of the SmartPay Touch include the ability to browse products and items, accept tips, issue refunds, and even print receipts. 

Barclays Pocket-Sized Card Reader

Allows you to take payments everywhere

With Smartpay Anywhere, you can accept payments nearly everywhere using your smartphone or tablet. The card reader works in conjunction with your phone or tablet, which has an app to connect to the device. Using the app, you communicate with the card reader so you can take payments via card. It's not just contactless either; you're also able to take payments via Chip & Pin, although you're not able to use the card reader to print a receipt. 

 

Like the others on this list, setting up the card reader is simple too, and only requires a few simple steps. Its compact design means it's ideal for you if your business means you're moving around a lot, and also means it's suitable for you if card payments aren't your most common method of taking payments. Small cafes, independent retail shops, and local charity shops are just some examples of businesses that would suit the pocket-sized card reader. 

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Our Partners
  • Active Workspace Limited
  • EPOS Now Exc
  • EPOS Now Limited
  • Extenda Retail AS
  • Fiserv (Europe) Limited
  • Take Payments Limited
  • The Good Till Co Limited Trading As SumUp Payments Limited
  • Yumapos UK Limited
Our Products
  • Business Accountancy
  • Business Epos Systems
  • Business Telephone Systems
  • Commercial Waste Collection
  • Digital Marketing
  • Fleet Tracking
  • Invoice Finance
  • Merchant Accounts
  • Website Design

FAQs

Your Questions Answered

Unlike a traditional Point of Sale (POS) system, which is mainly focused on the processing of transactions, an EPOS system analyses the data it collects from transactions; utilising it to make day-to-day business management easier. 

An Electronic Point of Sale system (EPOS) is a way for your business to manage its sales. An EPOS system can make some business processes automated, relieving a lot of the common daily stresses associated with running your business. 

EPOS systems are connected to a central server, where all of your business transactions are stored. All of these transactions are stored on a computer server, which allows you to oversee your business processes and make informed business decisions. 

 

The software is also known as an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, and incorporates all of your business's core processes, allowing many of them to become automated.