A Square vs. Epos Now comparison.

Which is the best POS and payments provider for you?

Simplify your payment system with powerful POS software and hardware that works together.

No matter how you run your business, Square is there to help you start, manage and grow with intuitive point of sale software and hardware designed for all types of businesses.

Move your business forward with tools and solutions that work as one.

Set up a free online store and integrate with one of our shipping partners.

Send an unlimited number of invoices, estimates or recurring invoices to request payments for goods & services.

Track employees, inventory, and sales all for free using Square POS Software.

Keep new and existing customers coming back with Marketing & Loyalty tools that grow your business.

Simplify your day with our web-based appointment scheduling software and app.

Get your money deposited in your bank account as fast as the next working day or instantly for a fee.


How Square compares to Epos Now*

Cost comparison SQUARE EPOS NOW
In person processing fee 1.75% 1.7%
No refund fees
Yes
Yes
No chargeback fees
Yes
£25 + VAT
Next business day transfer as standard
Yes
No
Instant transfer - access funds in minutes (for a fee)
Yes
No
In-person payments    
Free POS App
Yes
Subscription free
Free POS software
Yes
Subscription free
All-in-one till system with customer display and built-in software
Yes
Yes
Portable card machine with built-in receipt printer & free, pre-installed POS software
Yes
Yes
Physical gift cards
Yes
No
Offline mode Yes with Square Terminal
No
Online and remote payments    
Free online store
Yes
Subscription fee
Website templates
Yes
Subscription fee
Online ordering for Restaurants
Yes
Yes
Photo Studio app for item library and online store
Yes
No
Payment links
Yes
Yes
Invoices
Yes
No
Virtual Terminal to take payments over the phone or on your computer
Yes
Yes
e-Gift Cards
Yes
No
Solutions designed for you    
Bespoke Retail POS System
Yes
Yes
Bespoke Restaurant POS System
Yes
Yes
Bespoke POS System for Appointments-based businesses
Yes
No
Kitchen Display System
Yes
Yes
Loyalty programme software
Yes
No
Email marketing software
Yes
No
Team management software
Yes
No
Inventory management
Yes
Yes
Connects with 100+ apps in the app marketplace including popular accounting, order ahead, eCommerce and booking platforms
Yes
Yes
Trustpilot scores Square: 4.2 Epos now: 4.5

Competitive data on this page was collected as of 26 August 2022 and it is based on information found on eposnow.com. This information is subject to change or update without notice. Square does not make any representations as to the completeness or accuracy of the information on this page.

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4 reasons why people choose Square over Epos Now.

With no monthly fees or long term contracts, it’s easy to see why people choose Square as their all-in-one point of sale and payments provider.

Payment hardware that makes selling easy.

Reliable and secure hardware for every type of business.

Square Reader

Take contactless payments anywhere with a card reader that pairs directly with your device.

Square Terminal

Take payments, print receipts and run your business with a powerful and portable payment terminal.

Square Register

Get an all in one POS register with a dedicated customer display that lets you start selling right out of the box.

Square Stand

Turn your iPad into a point-of-sale and take every kind of payment.

Frequently Asked Questions

(by people thinking about switching from Epos Now to Square)

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