12 December 2017

UK Faster Payments

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Yuval ZivSafeCharge - London

What happens after clicking the 'Buy' button? 6 Best practices to increase conversion at checkout

23 November 2017  |  4788 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

e-commerce retailers spend a lot of time and money on marketing and advertising to their customers, enticing them to browse and buy. On an ecommerce site, algorithms often reveal recommended products on pages designed to make browsing simple and free from friction. But it’s the final hurdle in the payment stage, that’s often the most important. Th...

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Barry KislingburyACI Worldwide - London

Hierarchy of Payment Needs: The True Value of Immediate Payments

07 November 2017  |  3264 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Immediate Payments must be part of an open banking strategy. The question that most banks are asking themselves, as real-time payments schemes gather pace in different markets around the world, is, “How do we enable real-time, digitally-enabled payments in the best possible way?” To answer that question, banks need to consider FAST payments in the ...

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Craig Ramsey
Craig RamseyACI Worldwide - Watford

New Payments Ecosystem of Real-Time Payments

12 October 2017  |  5955 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In the UK, faster payments are well established, and we have seen new innovations as well as new businesses being built since May 2008. In Singapore, which went live in 2014 with its Fast and Secure T...

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7 Day Account Switching - happy customers are staying put

01 May 2015  |  5166 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The seven-day Account Switching Service was launched almost two years ago with much fanfare however we are still seeing only a minority of people moving their current accounts to a new provider. Accor...

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John Doyle
John DoyleDoyle Financials - London

Interchange Fees Update

04 February 2014  |  3174 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Vendorcom, the think tank for the financial services vendor community, held an update for members to the Interchange Fees debate. Interchange is the charge levied by the card schemes on retailers to

John Doyle
John DoyleDoyle Financials - London

Payexpo Round-up

25 June 2013  |  5268 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

By John Doyle • June 25th 2013 The Payexpo conference and exhibition held last week at the Excel in London was a busy affair. Three main streams a non-stop exhibition and several side events meant t...

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John Doyle
John DoyleDoyle Financials - London

The King Legacy from the Queen of Payments

07 December 2011  |  5244 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Change always comes at a price, and VocaLink needs to change; and Marion is the price. It would be unkind and unfair to view her time as CEO as a failure because she made a huge difference at VocaLink...

Andy Hunter
Andy HunterPerficiam Ltd - London

Making Faster Payments work

07 February 2011  |  7485 views  |  7 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

There was a time when bank marketing departments offered well crafted products delivering genuine value for money, but that doesn't seem to be the case now. Advertising is dominated by savings account...

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Neil Cook
Neil CookThe Logic Group - Fleet

Mobile Payments Evolution not Revolution

17 January 2011  |  6196 views  |  3 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

As the global economy slowly emerges from the downturn in what is becoming an ever more aggressive marketplace, organisations are seeking to gain that all important edge over their rivals; with many t...

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Consumers seek a little clarity on Faster Payments

16 June 2010  |  4657 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Only last week, the consumer group Which? branded the UK’s Faster Payments scheme as unfair and confusing (BBC News, 11 June 2010). Apparently, ‘one in four credit card companies still cannot receive...

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Date 16 Feb 2007
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