posted by omnio group, 05.12.18

Omnio Group, Wirecard and Change Account nominated for ‘Social Inclusion in Financial Services’

Omnio Group (formerly PCT and Tuxedo Money Solutions), Wirecard and Change Account are contenders for taking the crown for ‘Social Inclusion in Financial Services’ at the 2019 Card and Payments Awards.

Now in their 14th year, The Card & Payments Awards celebrate customer service, excellence and innovation in the UK and Irish card and payments industry.

Why Omnio Group, Wirecard and Change Account?

The Change Account, powered by Omnio and issued via Wirecard, was created to deliver an inclusive transactional bank account and drive positive social and economic change, allowing customers to build a stronger, more secure financial future.

A fully-functional digital banking account, the Change Account offers direct debits, standing orders, faster payments and debit cards via an omni-channel experience accessible online, on mobile through an app. Together, Omnio Group, Change Account and Wirecard have collaborated with over 60 organisations, including: credit unions; not-for profit-organisations; housing authorities; and local government. In doing so, the trio has delivered 20,000 life-changing accounts to financially vulnerable customers nationwide.

Mike Peplow, Group Chief Operating Officer at Omnio Group: “We believe that delivering socially responsible products should be part of the very DNA of every organisation. By powering the Change Account, we have helped individuals-in-need take control of their finances, allowing them to build a secure financial future, in a safe and supportive bank account. Being recognised by these prestigious awards is an honour and something we are immensely proud of.”

The winners will be revealed at The Grosvenor House Hotel in London on Thursday 7 February 2019. To find out more about the Card and Payment Awards, visit: