The EPA’s eight projects drive industry change to shape the future and present of the payments landscape for all stakeholders. Our projects bring together more than 80 high level volunteers from across the payments industry.
Project Banking Access
Helps the payments industry support EMIs, PIs, digital banks, and merchants to open and keep open bank accounts for safeguarding funds and everyday trading, and to secure widely accepted understanding of the scale and nature of de-risking and its impact on financial services and businesses.
Project Financial Crime
Delivers community-driven solutions to address the problems posed by digital and financial criminal activity, and positions the EPA and its members as leaders in tackling financial crime.
Provides insight and thought leadership on the implementation, adoption, and scalability of innovation and technology, while firmly positioning the EPA and its members on the cutting-edge of payments MORE ->
Project International Trade
Encourages trade between EPA members and organisations that use payments outside the UK, stimulates the adoption of new payments products and services in emerging markets, and provides access to market intelligence and guidance MORE ->
Drives industry activity to address financial exclusion, informs and collaborates with government and third sector bodies to provide clarity on PayTech innovations and solutions that reduce financial exclusion and the poverty premium, and encourages the payments industry to develop financially inclusive products MORE ->
Engages regulatory bodies to promote and champion the concerns of EPA members in current and future regulation, and drives change through the development of a fairer regulatory landscape for payments companies MORE ->
Project Transaction Insights
Provides merchants with access to resources enabling them to make sound business choices in payments in order to satisfy consumer needs and retain customers, and showcases case studies of PayTech adoption MORE ->
Project Women in PayTech
Provides a platform to enable and support gender balance and professional development within the payments industry at every level through an event-led portfolio of activity, connection to a community of mentors, and access to information, guidance and research MORE ->