Can Payments Change?

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It is easy to forget with all the technical payment advances, that a payment is merely a method of paying for something using money you either already have in an account or a credit line you have against a bank or card issuer. All the current excitement around Applepay, contactless and other mobile wallets/devices merely […]

Payment Systems Regulator

Payments Strategy Forum

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This morning (7th July), the Payments Systems Regulator has published a series of papers summarising the output of the various Working Groups contributing to the creation of the Payments Strategy Forum.   These cover progress on the Forum’s Terms of Reference, Objectives & Scope, Terms of Reference, Interaction with Authorities and the Selection Process of the […]


Last week: A busy week for payments.

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Last week saw a number of key events at the core of the UK Payments Industry: – The launch of Payments UK; the Trade Association that has replaced the UK Payments Council. – A key-note speech by the MD of the Payment Systems Regulator (Hannah Nixon) on Innovation at the Payment UK annual Payment Innovations conference. – […]