Raphaels Bank

FIS fuels Faster Payments for Raphaels Bank

UK-based Raphaels Bank has chosen FIS’s reconciliation solution to help extend access to Faster Payments. Earlier this year, Raphaels Bank became the first new member of the Faster Payments Scheme (FPS) since its inception in 2008, stating its “aim was to improve access to the scheme”. The bank offers a sponsorship model for “instant connectivity” […]

Raphaels Bank joins Faster Payments

UK-based Raphaels Bank has become the “first new fully operational participating financial provider” of Faster Payments, the UK’s 24/7 real-time payment service. The bank says it is the 12th direct participant of the Faster Payments Scheme (FPS), and the first new bank to connect directly to the payment system since it was launched in 2008. […]

TransferWise gets direct access to UK Faster Payments Scheme

TransferWise has become the “first” tech firm to get direct access to the UK’s Faster Payments Scheme (FPS) as technical partner to Raphaels Bank. TransferWise and the bank sent their first Faster Payment as part of pre-launch test activity. Later this summer, TransferWise customers’ transfers will be “processed instantly” after the firm has received the […]

ACI Worldwide teams with Raphaels Bank for Faster Payments Scheme access

ACI Worldwide is partnering with UK-based Raphaels Bank, opening up access to the Faster Payments Scheme in the UK for financial institutions (FIs), including challenger banks and payment service providers (PSPs). ACI says its relationship with the bank means FIs and PSPs can use ACI as a “technical aggregator” providing real-time access to Faster Payments […]

SIA partners with Raphaels Bank for payments

Italian payments firm SIA has teamed with Raphaels Bank to develop and launch payment solutions in the UK and across Europe. As part of the agreement, UK-based Raphaels and SIA will offer SEPA payments services to clients through the bank’s “indirect participation” in the SEPA Credit Transfer and SEPA Direct Debit schemes. Cristina Astore, head […]