Welcome to The UK Cards Association site. Here you will find information for
retailers, consumers, stakeholders, as well as publications, facts and figures
and an area for our members.
100,000th milestone for internet charity
100,000 child sexual abuse webpages have been actioned thanks to the work of the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF). And in the past two years 12 children have been rescued from their abusers as a... Read more >
We represent all of the major UK card issuers and we've used our industry knowledge to make sure you get the best information on payment cards. Helping you to understand how payment plastic cards work, the factors that you should consider when making your choice and the best ways to use your payment cards.Read more >
This section of the website provides general help and guidance for both new and existing merchants (a retailer or shop) on accepting cards for their businesses.
For merchants already accepting cards, the Products and Services section may be helpful. It looks at new ways cards can be used to improve business. In addition, the pages on card fraud provide general guidance to help protect a business from becoming a victim of card fraud.Read more >
The UK Cards Association publishes definitive statistics and management information. Information collated from our members is used to provide both regular and ad-hoc reports and publications.
In addition to this, we commission studies, reviews and market research to facilitate and inform discussions with our stakeholders to further educate them in the industry. This area brings together these activities to create a unique industry resource.Read more >