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Barclaycard Commercial Payments, in association with TMC, has been awarded a contract by Centrica, the parent company of British Gas, to provide a single fuel card programme for its van and car fleets.

21 Feb 2017 03:00 AM

Barclaycard has retained its contract to provide payment solutions to Transport for London (TfL) for another seven years, with an option to extend for a further three years.

20 Feb 2017 03:00 AM

If you’re looking for love this Valentine’s Day you may need a big wallet in addition to a big heart as our new research into the nation’s spend on dating finds the average first date could cost single Brits up to a quarter of the average weekly wage.

07 Feb 2017 03:00 AM

Where's Britain spending?

We process nearly half of all credit and debit card transactions in the UK, which gives us unparalleled insight into consumer spending. Here, we regularly report on our exclusive spend data and comment on the mood and habits of the nation.


Consumer spending rose 4% in December, dropping below the Q4 average of 4.8%, suggesting shoppers have started to rein in spending amid concerns over the wider economic picture moving into 2017.

11 Jan 2017 07:01 PM