Welcome to The UK Cards Association site. We provide a dedicated representative voice for the card payments industry. Through engaging on behalf of our members with partners and stakeholders, we strive to ensure the UK card payments industry works as effectively as possible in the interests of consumers and retailers.
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We hope this material helps consumers understand how payment cards work, how to choose the best card for you and how you go on to use it.Read more >
This section provides general help and guidance for new and existing retailers.
For retailers accepting cards, the Products and Services section may be helpful. These pages provide advice to help protect businesses from becoming victims of card fraud.Read more >
Our online library brings together publications from UK Cards as the authoritative source of industry-wide data, metrics on the card payments industry, and Financial Fraud Action on card fraud.
In addition a number of consumer guides are available.Read more >