UK Payments Administration

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UK Payments Administration

A trade organization in the United Kingdom that provides banks, credit card companies, and other financial institutions with a forum under which they can process payments and work together in areas in which they do not compete. It sets national standards for debits, standing orders, and other types of payments. It organized and oversaw the UK's transition to the chip and PIN system. It was known as the Association for Payment Clearing Services (APACS) until 2009.
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9 October 2013 a[euro]" UK PA Group Ltd, the parent of multimedia news agency Press Association (PA), on Wednesday said it had purchased an 80% interest in domestic digital copywriting and content strategy agency Sticky Content Ltd for an undisclosed sum.
9 October 2013 - UK PA Group Ltd, the parent of multimedia news agency Press Association (PA), on Wednesday said it had purchased an 80% interest in domestic digital copywriting and content strategy agency Sticky Content Ltd for an undisclosed sum.
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