A toolkit for every business

Square business software and enterprise tools power a wide variety of business types. Whether you’re just opening your doors or you’re streamlining processes to scale, Square provides the business solutions you need for every step.

Business management

Sell anywhere and get paid anytime with flexible omnichannel tools that connect and customise all parts of your business.

Square Invoices

Contract builder
Build and customise professional contracts for your business.

Invoice templates
Download and customise free professional invoice templates to send to clients.

Invoicing software
Quickly send and track invoices to save time and get paid faster.

Square Online

ECommerce platform
Turn any business into an online business with a free eCommerce website.

Online ordering system
Create an online ordering page for your restaurant to accept online orders, to promote repeat purchases and to streamline deliveries.

Photo Studio app
Shoot professional-level photos from your own device.

QR code ordering system
Provide contactless, self-serve ordering and payment for your dine-in customers with a scannable QR code.

Website templates
Create custom website templates for eCommerce, retail, restaurants, services and more.

Square Payments

Online payments
Keep your online transactions safe with secure online payments.

Payment links
Accept payments almost anywhere with Square payment links. Easy to create, to share and to track.

Payment processing
Get paid faster with secure payment processing solutions. Offer fraud protection with no monthly fees.

Tap to Pay on Android
Accept contactless cards, Apple Pay, Google Pay and other digital wallets from compatible Android devices.

Square Point of Sale

Square Dashboard
Keep your business at your fingertips with real-time reports and insights into what’s selling.

Square point-of-sale software
Easily sell in person, online, over the phone or out in the field.

Virtual Terminal/Computer POS
Bill remotely or take payments over the phone and record them on your computer.

Square for Restaurants

Square Kitchen Display System
Keep orders, delivery and front- and back-of-house operations in sync from one screen.

Square Restaurant POS
An all-in-one POS system built to help owners, managers and staff make the most of every shift.

Square for Retail

Inventory management
Built-in inventory management tools sync with your online store and give you access to inventory tracking, to stock alerts and to inventory reports.

Square Retail POS
Streamline your business and sync in-store and online sales, inventory, purchase orders, customer information, reporting, and more.

POS hardware

Whether you need a card reader or an all-in-one POS system, our tools allow you to start selling fast.

Customer engagement

Connect with existing customers, reach new ones and grow relationships with tools that integrate seamlessly with Square solutions.

Square Appointments

Instagram booking
Let clients book appointments directly from Instagram without leaving the app for free.

Online booking
Create a free website that enables customers to book their appointments and purchase items.

Square Appointments POS
The point-of-sale solution for bookings, payments, retail, inventory and more.

Square CRM

Card on file
Safely store credit and debit card information for repeat clients. Charge saved cards at the tap of a button.

Customer directory
Access customer information such as purchase history or loyalty status. Use the data to make smarter business decisions and to bring customers more of what they love.

Customer feedback
Collect customer feedback right from email and text message receipts.

Square eGift Cards
Boost sales and bring in new customers by offering digital gift cards online or in person.

Square Email Marketing
Email marketing powered by your POS. Integrate customer data to send targeted campaigns in minutes.

Square Loyalty
Build a customisable loyalty programme straight from your point of sale or Square Online store to keep customers coming back.

Square Subscriptions

Subscription management software
Create predictable revenue streams for free with subscription management software.

Team management

Manage your team and run your business all from one place, with connected scheduling and management tools.

Square Staff

Square Advanced Access
Increase your business security, gain team member insights and customise your team’s access to POS, Dashboard and Team app.

Square Shifts
Manage staff scheduling, time tracking, payroll prep and sales data – all in one place.

Square Team Communication
Communicate one-on-one or with groups through the Square Teams app to keep your entire team connected.

APIs and integration partners

Square provides the partners, the platforms and the tools you need to run your business.


Bookings API
Create applications for staff and customers to create and manage bookings.

Catalogue API
Programmatically catalogue products or services, including items, variations, categories, discounts, taxes, modifiers and more.

Customers API
Create and manage customer profiles individually, including membership in customer groups.

Inventory management API
Implement programmatic management of inventory counts and changes in products or services.

In-app payments SDK
Accept credit, debit and Secure Remote Commerce with a secure, managed payments client for Android, iOS, Flutter and React Native applications.

Orders API
Build applications to track and manage the life cycle of a purchase. Record purchase items, calculate totals, track an order’s fulfilment and update a catalogue inventory.

Point of sale API
Build mobile apps that can open the Square POS mobile app and use Square hardware to process payments.

Square SDKs
Simplify the code needed to create apps that process payments so you can focus on functionality rather than technicalities.

Web payments SDK
Easily create PCI-compliant inputs to accept payments online with the Square Payments API. Web Payments SDK supports credit and debit cards and gift cards.

Explore more APIs
Use our Developer APIs to build on the platform that sellers trust.

Square App Marketplace

Square App Marketplace
Connect Square to the apps you already use to manage your business.

Processing fees

In person

When you process a payment in person, Square charges a fee of 1.75% + VAT per transaction

1.75% + VAT per transaction


1.4% + 25c + VAT for EEA and EU card transactions or 2.9% + 25c + VAT for non-EEA and UK card transactions cards

1.4% + 25c + VAT or
2.9% + 25c + VAT per transaction

Manually entered

When you manually key in your customer’s card details or use a card on file, the fee is 2% + VAT

2% + VAT per transaction

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  • What is business software?

    Business software is the programs, solutions and tools that allow businesses to perform specific functions. Business software improves efficiency, accuracy and helps remove the need for manual tasks that can hinder business growth.

  • Can business software help with tasks such as accounting, inventory management or customer relationship management?

    Yes, business software can help with a wide variety of tasks, including accounting, inventory management, customer relationship management, marketing and more.
    Square offers a robust set of business solutions and tools that enable businesses of all types to handle common functions, such as accounting or customer relationship management, along with more specialised functions, such as developing a custom eCommerce store, creating a targeted marketing campaign or managing orders in real time.

  • Which factors should be considered when selecting the right business software for a specific industry or business size?

    When selecting the right business software, consider the tools you currently use and the tools you’ll need as you grow. No matter the size or type of your current business, the most important factor in selecting the right business software is how all the tools, solutions and functions connect and work together.

    Square offers an ecosystem of tools that work together to power your entire business and allow you to sell anywhere. As you grow or expand, you can add the tools you need to scale, and they’ll connect with the Square software or hardware you already have in place.

  • Does Square work with popular accounting software, such as XERO and Quickbooks?

    Square Point of Sale integrates with popular cloud accounting software, such as XERO and Quickbooks. This means that Square transactions can flow automatically into your accounts, improving accuracy and reducing the need for manual data entry – a great time saver at tax return time.

  • Which types of payments can my business accept with Square?

    Square works with any EU-issued and most international contactless, chip and PIN or magnetic stripe cards with a Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro, Visa Electron or V Pay logo. Square also supports mobile wallets such as Apple Pay, Google Pay and Samsung Pay. Square processes all card types at the same standard rates.

  • For which types of businesses is Square best suited?

    Since Square is an ecosystem of customisable business software and hardware, it serves businesses in every industry, including restaurants, hospitality, retail, health and beauty, professional services, home repair and many more. Square tools suit businesses of all sizes and can benefit businesses looking to streamline operations and offer customers more ways to connect and pay.

  • How secure is the Square payment processing system?

    Security is engineered into Square hardware and software from the ground up. All payments are encrypted to protect from hackers. Encryption is designed and maintained by Square, so you don’t have to go through third parties. Our in-house teams constantly monitor our server security, so your business can rest easy. Learn more about Square secure payment processing.

  • How do I get started with Square?

    Simply sign up and create an account or contact our sales team to ensure you have all the tools needed to support your unique business needs.