Effortless everyday banking

The rise of
contactless payments

Taking steps towards contactless

Cash is no longer king. Debit card payments are now the most popular form of payment, and use of contactless cards almost doubled last year. Our contactless stats below shows why this technology is so important for your business.

The future is contactless


Number of UK contactless transactions made in 2017.


Proportion of UK population now using contactless technology.

Average spend

Split by £9.36 on a debit card and £9.68 on a credit card.

Sector trends

Annual increase in contactless UK transit transactions.

Here are some common questions on contactless

Not just contactless, but cardless

According to Worldpay, there has been a 328% year on year rise in payments being made via NFC-enabled mobile phones. Almost one third of consumers are using their phone's payment capabilities, and that's set to grow exponentially over the coming months.

Contactless products and services

Find out how our products and services meet your everyday banking needs, and help you make and receive payments easily and securely.

Over 18 and UK residents only. Criteria apply.

Business credit cards

All our credit cards come with contactless as standard

A credit card could give your business an easy way to manage spending. 

Business bank accounts

Find the right business account for you

We have a range of different bank accounts that could meet your business needs. 

Payment services

A range of payment services from our partner, Worldpay

Easy-to-use payment services might give your business the edge over the competition