Welcome to the fourth edition of Payments Review, your source of analysis and insight on payments trends.
Chargebacks are a pain point for merchants which can sap revenue, cause reputational damage and in extreme cases lead to the loss of processing privilege. Yet their existence underpins consumers’ confidence in using their cards, providing recourse against fraud and unscrupulous sellers.
With uncertainty over the future of regulating BNPL products, Payments Review examined the current status, the impact of any legislation and what protection three of the UK’s largest providers have in place.
With the recent release of the Bank of England’s consultation paper on its roadmap for real-time gross settlement service beyond 2024, Payments Review examines the potential new features in store and the challenges in implementing them.
It will make millions of us redundant. It will turn whole industries upside down. It might even lead to the obliteration of humanity, and its replacement with something smarter and more civilised.
After an embarrassing scandal which saw Coutts CEO Peter Flavel and NatWest boss Alison Rose both leave their positions over the closure of Nigel Farage’s bank account, the UK banking sector may now be forced to react.
Companies spend £125 billion each year enabling people to pay and get paid securely, quickly and conveniently. The UK’s payment sector employs over 100,000 people from more than 500 companies.
From working in different countries to tackling the sector’s diversity problem, Sundeep Kaur, regional leader for global financial services at AWS, speaks to Jyoti Rambhai about the trends and challenges in payments.
Answer Pay’s Peter Cornforth examines the significance of Request to Pay alongside CoP, highlighting their combined role in meeting regulatory demands and fortifying payment security.
Chargebacks911’s Monica Eaton examines five ways how businesses can utilise bots and new technology to drive sales online.
Welcome to the third edition of Payments Review, your source of analysis and insight on payments trends.
Artificial intelligence (AI) has already had a transformative affect on the payments industry, particularly in bolstering antifraud efforts. Next in bosses’ sights are initiatives enhancing their customers’ experience.
How the sector can empower consumers to choose eco-friendly payment options
It started with Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), crossed the Atlantic for the final downfall of Credit Suisse, and then switched back to California with the demise of Federal Republic.
Embedded finance is changing the face of the fintech and payments industries, with transactions projected to exceed US$7 trillion by 2026, but the real winners will be small businesses.
With over 20 years in the payments sector, Jonny Griffith, head of partnerships at BVNK, speaks to Jyoti Rambhai about his experience and the challenges facing the industry.
Other UK banks also reporting higher than expected pre-tax profits for Q1 2023
Financial institutions must collaborate and see the bigger picture to prevent fraudsters taking advantage of the fragmented payments sector.
Charles Radclyffe explores why technology might not be the universal force for good it has always assumed to be and why the sector should be thinking about technology governance to mitigate and manage potential harms.
With the rapid pace of innovation in the cryptoasset ecosystem, Ricardo Tordera discusses why regulation is now more paramount than ever and not just in the UK.
Open finance provider Salt Edge delves into the challenges facing the iGaming sector and how technology could help improve customer experience, increase security and bring in new revenue streams.
Chris Hemsley, managing director of the Payment Services Regulator (PSR), says the watchdog’s plan will be published by the end of June 2023.
The Payments Association’s Tony Craddock sits down with FIS to discuss how the threat of a recession is driving a need for quicker and easier access to cash for organisations.
Paymentology’s Martin Heraghty explores how the lending landscape is changing and what this means for consumers.
Peter Harmston and Robert Dean at KPMG UK explore how AI can be adopted to have the biggest benefits for both business and customers.
Nikulipe’s Frank Breuss discusses the correlation between a country’s GDP and its accessibility to digital financial services, which suggests fintechs are key to financial inclusion in emerging markets.
Welcome to the second edition of Payments Review, your source of analysis and insight on payments trends.
How businesses can accept bitcoin without accepting bitcoin.
Should payment firms be limited in how they reuse data or are the laws based on GDPR sufficient?
Financial columnist Matthew Lynn discusses how digital IDs could open up market competition.
Self-proclaimed payments geek, Dan Baker, head of payment rails product at J.P. Morgan, speaks to The Payments Association’s Kate McKenzie about the evolving payments landscape.
As the regulatory landscape continues to evolve, is innovation at risk in the fintech space?