UK Finance

New trade body UK Finance launches

New trade association UK Finance – created as a result of the merger between six domestic associations in the banking and payments space – has officially launched. As reported in March, UK Finance brings together the Asset Based Finance Association (ABFA), British Bankers’ Association (BBA), Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML), Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA […]

Payments UK predicts debit cards to overtake cash in 2018

Rapid growth in the use of contactless cards means cash will be overtaken as Britain’s most frequently used payment method by the end of 2018, according to trade association Payments UK (soon to become UK Finance). Despite this surge, its latest forecast still does not herald the demise of cash – even in ten years’ […]