RTGS Renewal Programme news

Latest news from the RTGS Renewal Programme, alongside our key milestones.

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We are delighted to announce that we have appointed Accenture as Technology Delivery Partner for the RTGS Renewal Programme.

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RTGS Renewal Programme Industry Event

The RTGS Renewal Programme will host its next Biannual Industry Event on Wednesday 24 November 2021 at 9am–11.15am.

This will be a hybrid event with in person attendance in our Conference Centre, combined with virtual attendance on Microsoft Teams.

Bringing together senior members of the payments industry including RTGS participants, other FMIs, software vendors, trade associations and wider industry stakeholders to hear the latest Programme updates from our senior leadership team.

Please register your interest to attend by no later than Friday 12 November 2021.

For any further information please contact EventsManagement@bankofengland.co.uk or telephone: 020 3461 6644.

Speeches and publications from the Senior Leadership Team

As part of their regular speaking engagements, senior representatives of the Bank of England have been spreading the message about RTGS Renewal. Please click on the following links to read a selection of these speeches in full.

What's happened

December 2020

  • We launched a consultation on Purpose Codes – we are working with Pay.UK on the creation of a ISO 20022 purpose code list.
  • We published a Policy Statement implementing enhanced data (LEIs, purpose codes, structured addresses and remittance information).

October 2020

July 2020

January 2020

RTGS Renewal Programme sets up new working groups for CHAPS Direct Participants

The Programme has set-up industry working groups for CHAPS Direct Participants to support industry readiness work. These groups bring together expertise from the industry to better understand risk management, testing and business or technical change. The groups will continue to meet on a quarterly basis throughout 2020.

This page was last updated 22 October 2021

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