Inspiring businesses to be better connected and more productive through nurturing greater collaboration, increasing process efficiencies and driving standardisation.

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Criterion Standards

Wide ranging suite of data integration standards and frameworks, developed for and with the UK financial services industry.

Governance services

Governance services that support a rapidly evolving industry, through effective collaboration.


Galvanising the industry to shape, measure and accredit transfer performance in the long-term savings and investment market.

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Developed through collaboration


Years developing data integration standards


Billion illustrations per year


Million pension and ISA transfers using Common Declarations worth more than £160bn since 2008


Million policy valuations per year


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We provide over 80 standards which you can benefit from.

07 October 2021

Criterion enters Equity Release market

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Criterion has taken on the stewardship of API Standards designs for Equity Release Quotes / KFI...

23 September 2021

PSG Monthly Update - August 2021


This is the Process and Standards Group Monthly Update for August 2021....