You are invited


The Payments and Business Academy (TPB&A) ( is delighted to inform you that we have joined the Smartex Community (, and have pleasure in inviting you to attend the next meeting of the Smartex Payments Forum taking place on Tuesday, 1st March at Brown’s Covent Garden in London.

Date: Tuesday, 1st March 2022

Venue: Brown’s Covent Garden, 82-84 St Martin’s Lane, London WC2N 4AG

Directions: Nearest Tube, Leicester Square

Time: 9.30 am registrations for 10.00 am start and 3.00 pm finish

Attendance Terms:

Smartex members: free within annual entitlement, then via membership upgrade

Non Smartex members: £325 + VAT per delegate.

The Payments Business and Academy members: We are offering our membership a discounted fess for attendance of £225 + VAT per delegate (normal non-member rate is £325 + VAT).  Please register by emailing Ms. Annabel Cartwright at or calling 07785 254405. To obtain the discounted price, please confirm that you are a member of The Payments Business and Academy.

Please respond to should you or a colleague wish to attend this meeting, and you both will be registered accordingly.

If you wish your company to be mentioned on the Smartex Payments Forum meetings page, please use the following URL Smartex » SPF Meetings.

The day is planned to include the following topics and speakers:

  • Latest payments industry news and views – Paul Rodgers; Vendorcom
  • Introducing The Payments Business and Academy – Eliot Heilpern; TPB&A
  • Confirmation of Payee – Paul Simpson; SurePay
  • eCommerce standards update – Sophie Erskine, BSI
  • The payments innovation landscape – Gary Munro; Consult Hyperion
  • The UK FCA vulnerable customer legislation – Frank Brown Hogan LoveI

Look forward to seeing you at the forum. f you need any further information please contact me.
Payments Business and Academy Partnership Director