Press Releases

21st March 2019

The second phase of a new access model for non-bank payment service providers (PSPs) has recently gone live.

1st March 2019

Pay.UK is the new home for Bacs, Faster Payments, and Cheque and Credit Clearing and, as of today (1 March) it is also the formal home of their people, a skilled team with a wealth of experience across the UK’s complex payments industry.

11th December 2018

Pay.UK’s Faster Payments team is today announcing the official launch of the anti-fraud Mule Insights Tactical Solution (MITS)

18th October 2018
  • Rules and standards for ‘Confirmation of Payee’ service released to the market
  • New service can help combat Authorised Push Payment fraud  
  • Research report sets out how users have influenced the design of the service  
18th October 2018

• Accompanying brand and logo also launched:     

Pay.UK logo

26th September 2018

We are very pleased to announce that The Access Bank UK has joined Faster Payments...

12th September 2018

Applications to join specialist advisory groups that will influence the future development of the UK’s shared retail payment infrastructure are now (Wednesday 12 September 2018) being welcomed by the New Payment System Operator (NPSO), the UK’s leading retail payment authority.

6th September 2018

Draft documentation and API sandbox launched to develop new way to manage bills

10th July 2018

Update - 0900, Thursday 12 July 2018

25th May 2018
  • Service has run 24/7 since the first payment was sent on Tuesday 27 May 2008
  • More than 9.1 billion payments worth over £7 trillion have been sent since launch

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