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What are our newsletter readers thinking?

It’s been nine months since our last newsletter survey, since then we have had amazing numbers of new subscribers and received great feedback (thank you). Over the past few weeks we’ve run a survey to see what our readers think about the Payments:Unpacked newsletter. The infographic below speaks for itself but here are the headlines: Top of the survey tree […]

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Why was the Bank of England founded?

Alice Beagley, the Bank’s Museum Officer has written about why the Bank of England was founded: Ever wondered what led to our foundation in 1694? Here’s a quick explanation. In short: The Bank was founded because Charles II didn’t repay the debts he owed to goldsmiths. “Hang on a minute,” I hear you say. “Charles II wasn’t even on the […]

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Payments:Unpacked

In brief from this week’s Payments:Unpacked Barclays Pingit pulled. Treasury plan by Ron Kalifa to unleash fintech ‘big bang’ across UK. How the payments industry is coming together to quash financial crime – blog by Vocalink / Mastercard. Which? – “all eight banks respond to call from Which? on cash access – is it enough?” Monzo extends gambling block to payments made via Open Banking and […]

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Payments:Unpacked

Forbes article by Dave Birch: Forget Contactless, We’re Going Contact-Free: Apple and the pandemic have converted is to QR codes. In brief: According to LINK, the operator of the UK’s ATM scheme, 23,054,751 separate cards were used in LINK ATM Scheme ATMs during January. If you were to lay them out end to end they would be 1,200 miles long, that’s Land’s End to […]

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Payments:Unpacked

Getting to grips with the UK’s retail payments landscape can seem a complex and daunting task. The Payments:Unpacked newsletter from Mike Chambers at Northey Point explores a wide range of the UK’s payment news including: Open Banking, Request to Pay, Direct Debit, Confirmation of Payee, Bacs, CHAPS, Faster Payments, LINK, cash, cards and cheques and unpacks the eco-system that supports the operation […]

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Payments:Unpacked

Getting to grips with the UK’s retail payments landscape can seem a complex and daunting task. The Payments:Unpacked newsletter from Mike Chambers at Northey Point explores a wide range of the UK’s payment news including: Open Banking, Request to Pay, Direct Debit, Confirmation of Payee, Bacs, CHAPS, Faster Payments, LINK, cash, cards and cheques and unpacks the eco-system that supports the operation […]

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Just published: Latest payments industry developments

Getting to grips with the UK’s retail payments landscape can seem a complex and daunting task. The Payments, Payments, Payments newsletter from Mike Chambers at Northey Point explores a wide range of the UK’s payment news including: Open Banking, Request to Pay, Direct Debit, Confirmation of Payee, Bacs, CHAPS, Faster Payments, LINK, cash, cards and cheques and unpacks the eco-system that supports […]

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Most popular posts of 2020

The 12 most popular Payments, Payments, Payments posts of 2020: Retail payments movers and shakers. Podcast: Ten things you should know about Request to Pay. The pound in your pocket. Ten things you should know about Central Bank Digital Currencies. Hey there sir, want to switch your current account? What’s the story of receipts? Paym: the UK’s mobile payment system. Briefing: […]

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Help grow Payments, Payments, Payments

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Get to grips with the UK’s retail payments landscape

Getting to grips with the UK’s retail payments landscape can seem a complex and daunting task. The Payments, Payments, Payments newsletter from Mike Chambers at Northey Point explores a wide range of the UK’s payment news including: Open Banking, Request to Pay, Direct Debit, Confirmation of Payee, Bacs, CHAPS, Faster Payments, LINK, cash, cards and cheques and unpacks the eco-system that supports […]

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Payments, Payments, Payments in one word

Getting to grips with the UK’s retail payments landscape can seem a complex and daunting task. The Payments, Payments, Payments newsletter from Mike Chambers at Northey Point explores a wide range of the UK’s payment news including: Open Banking, Request to Pay, Direct Debit, Confirmation of Payee, Bacs, CHAPS, Faster Payments, LINK, cash, cards and cheques and unpacks the eco-system that supports […]

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Newsletter: Get to grips with the UK’s retail payments landscape

Getting to grips with the UK’s retail payments landscape can seem a complex and daunting task. The Payments, Payments, Payments newsletter from Mike Chambers at Northey Point explores a wide range of the UK’s payment news including: Open Banking, Request to Pay, Direct Debit, Confirmation of Payee, Bacs, CHAPS, Faster Payments, LINK, cash, cards and cheques and unpacks the eco-system that supports […]

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How did five sheep, one lamb and four grass-fed male kids make payment history?

In addition to finding out how these animals made payments history, in this weeks Payments, Payments, Payments you’ll also find about: Getting the right outcomes for victims of APP scams. Soft POS transforming mobile payments Tikkie Checks changing the way we pay at the restaurant A guest blog by John Bertrand on addressing payment fraud Checkout abandonment die to SCA […]

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The dawn of digital currency

A quarter of a century ago, a window into the money of the future opened in Disney World’s twin town in England, Swindon.  Yes, Swindon. Last week saw the Silver Jubilee of the launch of the world’s first central bank digital currency (CBDC), Mondex, in my home town of Swindon. I sure a great many people have never heard of it, but […]

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Newsletter Insights

The following mini insights originally featured in this week’s edition of my newsletter – Payments, Payments, Payments. Top rated current account The Times “Money Mentor” has released its analysis of top rated current accounts. Money Mentor consider that a top-rated current account will have lower than average charges, including lower than average fees for using your debit card abroad and reasonable […]