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The payments landscape is changing rapidly along with consumer expectations. Embracing new payments technology to create safe, seamless, and embedded customer journeys is essential in today’s market.

That's why we’re always looking ahead at the latest innovations  in the payments space, so that we can continue to offer market leading payment solutions for your business.

Fit for the future: how tech is transforming the banking industry

A new report by Raconteur and NatWest delivers a compelling deep dive into how banks are transforming to  take back control from fintech disruptors.

NatWest Payments videos

Watch our videos covering a range of payment solutions with a focus on innovation anchored in supporting evolving customer needs.

The UK payments market is changing

Forward thinking payments solutions

Forward thinking payments

Automation and digitalisation of payments

Insight articles

NatWest’s ‘Open Banking Perspectives’ e-book published

Today, around seven million people in the UK use Open Banking to move, manage and make the most of their money, and this number is growing exponentially. Yet, many of the real benefits of Open Banking remain hidden from sight.

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Collaboration, customers, and a little less emotion: The right way to move forward on Central Bank Digital Currencies

Read how a collaborative, customer-centric approach can ensure a positive way forward, as calls for action on Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) grows. 

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The essential guide to treasury payments and embedded finance

Our “Essential Guide to Treasury Payments and Embedded Finance”, a collaboration with Treasury Management International (TMI), will look in detail at innovations in the payments space, through a customer lens.

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The new frontier in payments

Find out how a new world of payments is rapidly unfolding; instant, digital and most importantly, driven by data.

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Payments Hub

For more insights on the Payments industry from NatWest, please visit our dedicated Payments Hub

Variable Recurring Payments (VRP)

Variable Recurring Payments is a new way to pay and get paid. We see VRP as a huge opportunity to work in parallel with more traditional payment rails such as direct debit and standing orders. 

Visit VRP product page

Introducing VRP video

VRP user journey video

Payit™ by NatWest

Payit™ is a multi-award winning payment solution, here to help businesses and customers benefit from the next generation of payments.


Using Open Banking technology, Payit™ offers a new way to collect and send payments online and in person, removing the need for sharing and storing card details.

Download our Payit™ brochure

ISO 20022

What is ISO 20022?

ISO 20022 will be the key financial messaging standard underpinning all next-generation payment schemes. The migration journey is well underway and we're committed to helping customers and our financial partners to succeed. Visit our ISO 20022 page for the latest update information. 

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ISO 20022 webinar

We’re delighted to bring you the next instalment in our popular ISO 20022 webinar series. In this episode, we are joined by Ian Povey, CIO for Payments Technology and SWIFT Board Director, Adrian Smyth, Domestic Payments Lead and our webinar chairperson Adam Hanke, Manging Director, Banks Coverage, Transaction Banking, who discuss our experience of ISO 20022 so far, and look back at lessons learned from recent TARGET2, CBPR+ and CHAPS implementations, upcoming industry deadlines and the move to our new payments engine.

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