Jamie Simmonds, CEO, The Access Bank UK

Fintech Bottomline Technologies has added The Access Bank UK to the Faster Payments Scheme (FPS) via its Real Time Payments Service.
The service is a managed, end-to-end gateway that aims to offer banks, payment service providers and their customers efficient and secure access to Faster Payments, without the overhead of implementing and maintaining their own infrastructure. The direct connected gateway enables the processing of inbound and outbound transactions with a plug and play solution.
“Participation in the Faster Payments Scheme is a crucial milestone in the evolution of The Access Bank UK Limited’s customer focused market strategy,” said Jamie Simmonds, CEO, The Access Bank UK. “Our customers are innovative and require access to services that enable them to pay and get paid, 24×7, 365 days of the year. With our participation in FPS, our customers can make payments at the touch of a button, helping funds reach their destination faster.”
“Our Real Time Payments Service offers simple and secure access to Faster Payments,” said Nigel Savory, Managing Director, Global Business Solutions, Bottomline Technologies. “We’re pleased to provide The Access Bank UK and its customers with a low-risk, prompt and efficient service, available any time their customers need to pay and get paid.” The Access Bank UK is a wholly owned subsidiary of Access Bank Plc, one of the five largest banks in Nigeria. The Access Bank UK was launched in 2008.

by Guy Matthews