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Electronic Payments Affiliates Interest Group


What is an Electronic Payments Affiliate?

As an Electronic Payments Affiliate you will:    

  • Receive information and updates about electronic payments products and, where appropriate, the wider payments market
  • Have an opportunity to input into topical debates; influence the Bacs Board and receive regular Board briefings
  • Get advance details and have the chance to influence and discuss the impacts of Scheme developments, innovations and new products
  • Be a voice providing feedback to Bacs and Faster Payments
  • Network with other stakeholders in the electronic payments process
  • Seek ways to improve the Bacs proposition through Straight Through Payments (STP), efficiency / quality and volume penetration
  • Receive briefings on, have an opportunity to influence and analyse the impact of forthcoming regulatory change
  • Have the opportunity to pilot new developments and initiatives
  • Receive and debate research findings
  • Get briefings on, have a chance to influence and discuss impacts on supplier technical change.

Anyone can apply to become an Electronic Payments Affiliate. Our current membership includes:

  • Current account providers (agency banks and financial institutions)
  • Originators of Direct Debit and / or Bacs Direct Credit payments
  • Bacs approved software suppliers
  • Bacs bureaux service providers.

Joining fee

The fee for 2019:

£1,000 + VAT if joining between 1 January - 31 March
£750 + VAT if joining between 1 April - 30 June
£500 + VAT if joining between 1 July - 30 September
£250 + VAT if joining between 1 October - 31 December

Become an Affiliate

To apply to join our Affiliates complete the Electronic Payments Affiliates registration of interest form. A member of Bacs will then contact you with further details.

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