Association of Commercial Banknote Issuers (ACBI)
Provides a forum to assist the Bank of England in its responsibility for paper currency in relation to banknotes issued in Scotland and Northern Ireland; with details of membership and meetings, links, a FAQ, and resources on current and counterfeit banknotes.
British Bankers' Association (BBA)
An association for the UK banking and financial services sector covering all banks who operate within the UK. Includes a profile, news and contacts, with a guide to their Lending Code, and guides for business and personal customers.
Chartered Banker Institute
The oldest banking institute in the world; works to enhance and sustain professionalism in banking. Provides details of training and professional development, membership, and contacts.
Cheque and Credit Clearing Company
A membership-based industry body which manages the cheque clearing system in Great Britain. Describes their role and activities, and provides a library of resources for the industry and the general public about cheque clearance.
Council of Mortgage Lenders
Not-for-profit organisation and trade association for the mortgage lending industry. Includes news, publications and consumer information.
Financial Reporting Council (FRC)
Independent regulator responsible for promoting high quality corporate governance and reporting; includes a guide to their role and activities, publications, and contacts.
Financial Services Authority (FSA)
An independent body regulating the financial services industry in the UK. Includes information about their powers and services; also includes the FSA Register of financial services, firms, and other bodies which fall under its jurisdiction.
UK Cards Association
A trade association for credit, debit and charge card issuers that formulates policy on codes of practice, fraud prevention, and the development of standards. Includes details of membership, statistics and management information reports, and contacts.