The Cheque and Credit Clearing Company is a private, not-for-profit company limited by shares. The company operates the payment system used for the clearing and settlement of cheques and other paper-based ways to pay in the United Kingdom.  

HM Treasury has designated the payment system known as Cheque and Credit as a regulated payment system for the purposes of Part 5 on the Financial Services (Banking Reform) Act 2013.  The Cheque and Credit clearing systems are also designated under the Financial Markets and Insolvency (Settlement Finality) Regulations 1999.

Executive Team

C&CCC is led by the Chief Executive Officer, James Radford, and his executive team.
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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors, led by independent Chair Jane Bevis, oversee all activities in the C&CCC.
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C&CCC Board Minutes

View the minutes from past C&CCC Board meetings.
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Regulatory Landscape

C&CCC monitors the regulatory landscape to ensure their legal and regulatory framework evolves with this.
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Our Responses to Consultations

C&CCC responds to consultation papers issued by regulators and government agencies.

Our Consultations

C&CCC consultations explore issues facing the cheque and credit clearing landscape.
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Our Policies

Find out about how C&CCC supports the principles of openness and transparency.
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Articles of Association

Find out about the provisions regarding the constitution of the company.

Contractual Frameworks

Rules setting out the rights, duties and responsibilities of participants, and for agency bank relationships.

Participate in the System

Find out about how to participate in the clearing system.