UK Faster Payments

Founded by John Cant
Group founded 16 Feb 2007
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Members 22
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A place to discuss and share information on the introduction of the UK Faster Payments scheme

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Yuval Ziv

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

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 ...

23 Nov 2017
Barry Kislingbury

Hierarchy of Payment Needs: The True Value of Immediate Payments

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, “H...

07 Nov 2017
Craig Ramsey

New Payments Ecosystem of Real-Time Payments

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...

12 Oct 2017
Retired Member

7 Day Account Switching - happy customers are staying put

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...

01 May 2015
John Doyle

Interchange Fees Update

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

04 Feb 2014
John Doyle

Payexpo Round-up

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...

25 Jun 2013
John Doyle

The King Legacy from the Queen of Payments

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...

07 Dec 2011
Andy Hunter

Making Faster Payments work

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...

07 Feb 2011
Retired Member

Mobile Payments Evolution not Revolution

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...

17 Jan 2011
Retired Member

Consumers seek a little clarity on Faster Payments

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...

16 Jun 2010