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Cheque Imaging Explained Fact Sheet

The C&CCC is introducing a new, easier and quicker way of clearing cheques across the UK. Called the Image Clearing System, it enables images of cheques to be exchanged between the banks and building societies concerned instead of moving the paper around the country – allowing allows money from cheques paid in to be available for withdrawal much sooner than through the paper clearing process.  This fact sheet explains what customers might expect.

On-Boarding to UK Interbank Payment Schemes Pamplet
On-Boarding to UK Interbank Payment Schemes

This pamphlet has been developed collaboratively by the UK Interbank Payment System Operators – Bacs Payment Schemes Limited (Bacs), CHAPS, the Cheque and Credit Clearing Company, Faster Payments and LINK.

It is intended for use by Payments Service Providers (PSPs) that are thinking of participating in one or more of the UK’s payment systems or extending their existing payment services.  It provides an overview of the steps to follow to help PSPs engage with the Payments System Operators (PSOs) and the common process required to join them. 

Annual Review

A look back at the achievements of the Cheque and Credit Clearing Company over the past 12 months, including key statistics and findings from our market research.

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Access to UK Payment Schemes for Non-Bank PSPs

This information pack is a guide for authorised payment and e-money institution payment service providers (“non-bank PSPs”) which would like to access the UK’s interbank payment schemes directly. It outlines changes announced by the Bank of England (the Bank) which mean that non-bank PSPs can now apply to open a settlement account at the Bank.

Cheques and Cheque Clearing: An Historical Perspective

This book was produced in 2009 to mark the 350th anniversary of the cheque. It looks at key dates during the 350-year lifetime of the cheque; the evolution of the clearing process for cheques; and, for the first time, the history of the Cheque and Credit Clearing Company is charted from its creation in 1985 to the year of publication.

Quarterly Cheque-up Q3 2016

Quarterly Cheque-up brings together all the facts and figures relating to C&CCC activity into one document.

About Cheque and Credit Clearing Company

Find out about the Cheque and Credit Clearing Company

An Introduction to the UKs Interbank Payment Schemes

This guide provides an overview of the UK’s payment schemes, what each one offers, and how they can be accessed. It has been developed collaboratively by the UK’s interbank Payments System Operators – Bacs Payment Schemes Limited (Bacs), CHAPS, Cheque and Credit Clearing Company, Faster Payments and LINK. It is intended for use by payments service providers (PSPs) that are considering joining, or thinking of extending more payments services to their customers.

The Great British Cheque Report

This report, published to mark the 350th anniversary of the cheque in 2009, looks at the history of the cheque and examines its role in British culture and heritage. The Report shows how the cheque’s influence has changed over the years.