UK Virtual Cards Market Size

Statistics for the 2023 & 2024 UK Virtual Cards market size, created by Mordor Intelligence™ Industry Reports. UK Virtual Cards size report includes a market forecast to 2029 and historical overview. Get a sample of this industry size analysis as a free report PDF download.

Market Size of UK Virtual Cards Industry

UK Virtual Cards Market Size
Study Period 2020 - 2029
Base Year For Estimation 2023
Forecast Data Period 2024 - 2029
Historical Data Period 2020 - 2022
CAGR 8.00 %
Market Concentration Medium

Major Players

UK Virtual Cards Market Key players

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


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UK Virtual Cards Market Analysis

The 2020 Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns had a significant influence on payments in the United Kingdom. There were significant changes in the way people bought and paid for things, with portions of the economy shut down for extended times and the demand for consumers to stay at home and maintain social distance. Consumers were urged to pay by card when shopping, as evidenced by the fact that 59 percent of consumer payments in 2020 were made by card.

Virtual cards, which offer highly sought-after capabilities surrounding payment automation, are one alternative that is rising on corporate radars. Virtual cards' appealing efficiency is responsible for the exponential increase this payment mechanism is expected to experience over the years. Alternative payment methods are becoming increasingly popular in the UK's business-to-business (B2B) scene since digital channels provide significant benefits over traditional, paper-based programs.

Virtual cards are becoming a popular choice for businesses all around the world. This increased corporate awareness and interest in virtual cards provides a significant opportunity for issuers wishing to strengthen their ties with their business customers. Issuers can position themselves to improve relationships with existing customers and new B2B clients by emphasizing on the many appealing benefits of virtual cards. Virtual Cards are becoming popular in UK regions due to the various advantage it offers. The most compelling reason to switch to the virtual cards is the security in payments it provides. Similarly, Virtual cards can help improve organizational efficiency by allowing payments to be fully automated. They also offer automated reconciliation for invoice or on-demand payments, as well as employee spending, reducing the time and resources needed manually doing these operations. Another benefit virtual cards offer is the transparency in the payments.

UK Virtual Cards Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)