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Our latest press releases can be found below. View them all from the last 18 months, or search for a specific topic using our search tool below.

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Financially vulnerable could miss best deals and require more support to switch bank accounts
6 January 2021
Research suggests the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on switching bank accounts has led to more people feeling financially vulnerable
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50 years and 78 billion payments – Direct Debit hits half a century
15 December 2020
This year represents a golden milestone for Direct Debit, as one of the most familiar payment methods in the UK turns 50
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Businesses reminded to plan ahead to avoid Christmas payment delays
7 December 2020
Businesses are being reminded to plan ahead if they have essential payments to make over the Christmas and New Year holiday periods
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Next generation standard for UK retail payments: conclusions and shaping the way ahead
30 November 2020
Recommended direction on the adoption of ISO 20022 for the clearing and settlement capability to be enabled by the New Payments Architecture
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Three times as many SMEs are satisfied than dissatisfied with Covid-19 support from their bank or building society
24 November 2020
YouGov research commissioned by the Current Account Switch Service
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Paul Horlock, Chief Executive Officer steps down
16 November 2020
Pay.UK announces that Paul Horlock steps down as Chief Executive Officer
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Current account switches steadily rose in Q3 as bank incentive offers returned
29 October 2020
The Current Account Switch Service publishes the Q3 2020 Dashboard reporting the latest switching figures and trends
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Mark Hoban appointed Chair of Pay.UK
6 October 2020
Pay.UK announces Mark Hoban as the Chair of Pay.UK
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New Chair announced for the Standards Advisory Panel
16 September 2020
Karen Braithwaite announced as new Chair for the Standards Advisory Panel
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Businesses reminded to avoid bank holiday payment delays
21 August 2020
Businesses are reminded to plan around the long weekend to avoid missing important payment commitments
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