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New collaboration will pave the way for enhanced communications around government disbursements

June 4th, 2024 — London, United Kingdom — Today, Plain Numbers announced a strategic collaboration with Visa, focused on enabling inclusive financial services for adults in the UK. With Visa’s vast network and the Plain Numbers Approach, the collaboration will strive to bring enhanced financial inclusion and design in government disbursements, fostering access to the global economy.

Enhanced knowledge of digital financial services and platforms can help people to better manage their money and assets and financially plan their futures. Government disbursements play an important role that is both unique and vital with the aim of protecting constituents and delivering better outcomes for them.

This collaboration further enhances Visa’s commitment to financial inclusion, through the shared goal of providing solutions that are not only user-friendly but also tailored to meet the needs of constituents. Together, Visa and Plain Numbers aim to lower barriers and improve access to and understanding of essential resources from governments.

“I’m excited to announce our collaboration with Visa, who through their work with governments and humanitarian organisations support vulnerable customers here in the UK and across the world. There is a huge opportunity to present numbers and data better everywhere and we at Plain Numbers are looking forward to supporting Visa to incorporate our Approach into their digital payments innovation.” said Mike Ellicock, Chief Executive at Plain Numbers.

“Visa is excited to partner with Plain Numbers to deliver crucial numerical information in an accessible and impactful way. The Plain Numbers team do fantastic, vital work helping improve financial inclusion, and we believe we’ll be able to extend that reach even further” said Greg Sheppard, Global Head of Government Disbursements at Visa.

This collaboration will work alongside other Plain Numbers endeavours with partners, including the Bank of England and HM Treasury, representing a step forward in our collective journey towards a more inclusive and equitable future. Through strategically formed partnerships the Plain Numbers Approach has helped improve communications that reach millions of customers