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About SWIFT UK Ltd

SWIFT UK is the National Member and User Group for the UK SWIFT community. We bring SWIFT users in the UK together to make sure that the community has a strong and effective voice on the issues that matter. We ensure that the UK is properly represented on SWIFT SCRL global Board and we provide our members with networking and industry engagement opportunities.

SWIFT UK takes a proactive approach to support our members and make their lives easier. We identify, monitor and research current and emerging issues, lobbying and influencing key stakeholders. We form common UK agreement on policy and facilitate communication and collaboration between SWIFT and its members in the United Kingdom. We also provide effective representation for our members, protecting their interests and coordinating their views.

Membership of SWIFT UK is open to the entire community of UK SWIFT users.

What can SWIFT UK do for me?

Membership provides you with a forum to:

  • Make your voice heard: discuss and influence key areas of SWIFT strategy, from regulatory and resiliency issues to corporate access and reference data.
  • Shape the debate: get access to SWIFT SCRL Board papers including decision papers and new policy proposals, and influence decisions through the UK’s SWIFT Board representatives.
  • Engage at senior level: access key product and advisory groups including:
    UK Banking & Payments Committee
    UK Securities Advisory Group
    UK Network & Interfaces Product User Group
    UK Corporate Access Group
  • Benefit from regular networking opportunities: share strategic and operational views with industry colleagues.
  • Reduce your workload: let us keep you up to speed with new developments and trends in the SWIFT community internationally, however where you wish to be more active you can directly participate in any of the above product and advisory groups.

What is the National Member and User group?

  • SWIFT UK is the National Member and User Group for the UK SWIFT community. The National Member Group represents the local community of SWIFT shareholders. It plays an advisory role on policy and strategic issues that are addressed at Board level and that could affect shareholders. The National User Group consists of SWIFT users within the same nation who meet to discuss SWIFT issues. This forum facilitates collective planning and coordination of activities that impact the wider SWIFT UK community. The User Group also helps to identify and develop SWIFT products and services that are beneficial to the community.