A number of guidance and best practice documents are available for the payments industry to assist the interpretation of and compliance with certain rules and legislation.

Please email: info@ukfinance.org.uk for a copy.

The documents in this section are not intended to constitute legal or other advice nor designed to be used as a substitute for legal advice on the topics to which they relate. The guidelines and best practice documents have no legal status and while they have been prepared in good faith, Payments UK does not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage caused or suffered by any person who relies upon these documents and the guidance contained in them.

 

Payment Services Regulations

  • Payment Services Regulations - Industry Best Practice on Selected Issues (October 2009) 
  • Payments Services Regulations - Industry Best Practice - The UK Payment Schemes in the context of the PSRs conduct of business requirements - June 2011 

Industry Guidance for FCA Banking Conduct of Business

Regulation (EC) No 924/2009 on cross-border payments in the Community

  • Guidelines to aid industry interpretation and compliance of Regulation (EC) No 924/2009 on cross-border payments in the Community - August 2012 

SEPA Regulation Guidance