New Payments Architecture Unpacked

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Unpacking the UK's proposed New Payments Architecture (NPA).
Created 11 Jul 2021
  • Are Direct Debits doomed?
    29 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    Are Direct Debits doomed? Nancy McCaw at ORG has been thinking about whether the revised NPA scope and timeline means that Direct Debit is now doomed. Nancy writes: The recent Payment Systems Regulato...
  • Five years on: The UK’s retail payment infrastructure
    23 Sep 2021 • 5 min read
    A Point of View by Phil Kenworthy This edition of NPA:Unpacked features an insightful and timely thought piece on the challenges of renewing the UK’s payments infrastructure by Phil Kenworthy, Directo...
  • An overhaul for Bazalgette's masterpiece
    13 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    Bazalgette’s masterpiece is a visual reminder for us all as we consider the similarities to the UK’s retail payment schemes. Nestling between the River Thames and the cycle super highway is a memorial...
  • Bacs, Faster Payments, the NPA and Specific Directions
    02 Sep 2021 • 6 min read
    Did you know? In issue 5 of NPA:Unpacked we shared nine takeaways from the Payment Systems Regulator’s (PSR) decision on lowering the risks to delivery of the New Payments Architecture but have you ev...
  • Happy St. Lubbock's Day
    30 Aug 2021 • 2 min read
    Teaching a poodle to read Bank Holidays in the UK were introduced in 1871 by banker and politician John Lubbock, the first Baron of Avebury. As well as his banking and political activities Sir John wa...
  • Thank you
    12 Aug 2021 • 1 min read
    Thank you so much for subscribing to New Payments Architecture Unpacked. Did you know that the NPA:Unpacked newsletter is a ‘off shoot’ of Payments Unpacked? The weekly Payments:Unpacked newsletter he...
  • Nine takeaways from the PSR's decision on the New Payments Architecture
    04 Aug 2021 • 3 min read
    Last Thursday I was walking through Leeds city centre on my way to meet the City of London’s Lord Mayor for lunch when the Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) announced that they had decided that Pay.UK s...
  • Just announced: PSR decision on NPA
    29 Jul 2021 • < 1 min read
    Just announced The PSR have decided that Pay.UK should phase the development of the UK’s New Payments Architecture (NPA) by narrowing the scope of the NPA central infrastructure services (CIS) contrac...
  • Faster Payments 2.0
    28 Jul 2021 • < 1 min read
    What would you like to see included in a NPA delivered Faster Payments 2.0? As a subscriber to the NPA:Unpacked newsletter you’ll know that the proposed New Payments Architecture (NPA) from Pay.UK wil...
  • An amazing sub-structure that makes modern life so much easier
    14 Jul 2021 • 3 min read
    Thank you for subscribing to the New Payments Architecture Unpacked newsletter. As you may be aware Pay.UK is developing a New Payments Architecture (NPA). The NPA is defined as a vision for the futur...
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