The guide to becoming a Bacs and FPS participant

Payments are at the core of any fintech company’s offering. Whether they focus on payments themselves, lending, or investment, those companies sitting in multi-party flows of funds must manage bank payments in their products.

In the UK, it means accessing Bacs and FPS as a participant.

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What you will learn in this guide

Discover the benefits of becoming a Bacs and FPS participant

From obtaining more control on their payments and customer onboarding to cutting payment costs understand why successful fintech companies make the strategic decision and commit to the multi-month project of becoming a Bacs and FPS participant.

Explore the steps to become a Bacs and FPS participant

Learn more about the different Bacs and FPS access models, and the regulatory and technical requirements to become a Bacs and FPS indirect participant. Understand the role of Bacs and FPS sponsor banks and how to choose select the right banking partner.

Understand the challenges of operating as a Bacs and FPS indirect participant

Processing Bacs and FPS payments as a participant means managing new, complex workflows. To do it successfully and comply with the Bacs and FPS rules and regulatory requirements, Bacs and FPS indirect participants must build the right organisation and set up the right systems.

About Numeral

Numeral is the gateway to Bacs and FPS for regulated financial institutions making connecting to schemes through a sponsor bank fast, easy and cost-effective. By exposing a single API across banks and payment methods, Numeral helps companies accelerate Bacs and FPS payments and reconciliations through real-time connectivity to banks, robust automations, and built-in controls.