Bank of England

Bank of England launches youthful cybersecurity challenge

The Bank of England (BoE) has unleashed a cybersecurity challenge for the young at heart as it seeks to maintain monetary and financial stability. It cites recent cyberattacks on high-profile systems and organisations such as the Bank of Bangladesh as something to be wary of. To that end, it’s calling for people to: “Think big. […]

UK to get New Payment Systems Operator by year’s end

The Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) and Bank of England (BoE) have revealed that the UK will be getting the New Payment Systems Operator (NPSO) by the end of 2017. The duo says that the Payment System Operator Delivery Group (PSODG) has completed the necessary steps to deliver what was asked and so with the NPSO […]

Bank of England opens up RTGS service to fintech competition

The Bank of England (BoE) is opening up access to settlement accounts in its real-time gross settlement (RTGS) system with the goal to promote fintech innovation and competition. The bank says it’s extending access to non-bank payment service providers (PSPs), offering direct access to the UK’s sterling payment systems. The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), […]

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