Our award winning dedicated Payment Services team know the regulatory landscape inside out, with our experience extending across the sector, from traditional and challenger banks, authorised payment institutions and e-money institutions through to fintechs using the latest technological innovations to provide account information services and payment initiation services.   

What sets us apart is the quality of our team that includes two ex-FCA payment services regulators, James Borley and John Burns.

Using the breadth and depth of our team’s collective experience we interpret the regulations, provide practical advice and solutions that work for your business and the regulator and ensure that compliance makes a positive contribution to your business.

  • Clients range from start-ups to some of the most innovative, largest and best-known brands

  • Provided services to 1 in 5 of all UK authorised payment and e-money institutions

  • Successfully managed more than 100 FCA applications

  • Helped innovative businesses navigate the FCA sandbox

  • Many clients take advantage of our tailored annual support package to help them manage their regulatory obligations

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We'll lead you through the entire process, from establishing the permissions you require through to completing the application including key documents such as the regulatory business plan. FCA Authorisation with a minimum of fuss. It's what we do.


Whether you require help with FCA reporting and notifications, want an independent payment services regulations compliance review, require a financial crime review for your bank or would like regular, ongoing compliance support then we can help you.


We offer e-learning, classroom training and board briefings to help payment services firms meet their FCA Training and Competence obligations.

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Payment services firms need to be aware of the compliance obligations of the Payment Services Regulations 2017.

Compliancy Services has produced a Factsheet that clearly presents: 1) what you must do; 2) what the FCA expects; and 3) reporting and notification obligations that will apply to some firms.

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