Payments UK is the trade association representing the payments industry. Our in-depth knowledge and expertise covers all aspects of payments, from regulation and security (on our shores and globally), to industry standards and the future of the market. 

As a trusted, leading advocate, our expertise:

Drives forward priorities 

  • We have a great track record of successfully influencing regulatory and political outcomes through strategic evidence-led engagement and informed consultation responses.  
  • We promote and communicate the industry developments to enhance the industry’s reputation amongst key stakeholders.
  • Visit our Policy section to learn more

Delivers change 

Drives industry developments

  • In our ground breaking World Class Payments project we are building a vision of how the future of payments in the UK might look, with all those involved influencing the design of the industry landscape, policy solutions and common standards at the core of tomorrow’s payments in the UK.
  • Visit our World Class Payments section to learn more
  • We monitor and analyse UK and European regulatory developments, engaging stakeholders to develop policy positions that positively influence outcomes for the UK.
  • Visit our European developments section to learn more
  • We help secure central improvements to payments to enable you to deliver better customer products, services and revenues.

Builds trust and enhances the industry’s reputation 

  • We deliver co-ordinated communications campaigns that build trust by promoting the central industry improvements delivered to customers.  
  • Visit our News and events section to keep up to date with our work
  • We advocate on our members’ behalf to policy-makers, regulators, media and customers, articulating the industry's achievements and building the industry’s reputation.

Provides tailored payments information