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October 2016

Card machine Point 2 Point Encryption

Worldpay claims first with P2PE certification for omni-channel solution

20 October 2016
Worldpay has announced a major milestone in helping UK retailers reduce the complexity and cost associated with gaining PCI compliance by becoming the first payment acquirer to be able to offer customers a complete end to end omni-channel payments service that includes Point to Point Encryption (P2PE) Version 2 certification from the Payments Card Industry Council. 

September 2016

Travel in China

Chinese airlines and travel agents get set for Golden Week getaways

29 September 2016
Worldpay has seen online sales for airlines and travel agents soar in the run-up to this year’s autumn Golden Week festival. Compared with 2015, Worldpay has recorded a 21% surge in spend across the region in the weeks leading up to the October holiday.*

August 2016

July 2016

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Update on Worldpay Gateway Issue

24 July 2016
Worldpay is today advising its customers that new transactions running through one of its gateways which had previously experienced settlement issues are now processing normally.

June 2016

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EU Referendum Result

24 June 2016
Worldpay notes yesterday’s result of the UK referendum on EU membership.

May 2016

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Worldpay Reveals FA Cup Final Betting Bonanza

24 May 2016
Following this weekend’s tense FA Cup Final, figures from Worldpay, the global leader in payments, reveal that British bookmakers experienced a 40%* increase in online transactions, as football fans got caught up in the excitement surrounding the match. 
Integrated cash register

Worldpay’s My Business Hub levels the playing field for small businesses

11 May 2016
Worldpay, the UK’s leading payments processor, has transformed the till as we know it with today’s unveiling of My Business Hub. This intuitive, all-in-one tablet-based till will completely change the way small business owners collect and reconcile payments in their shops. As a result, everyday transactions will be much simpler and less time-consuming.

April 2016


Online donations set to treble in build-up to London Marathon

20 April 2016
Ahead of the 2016 London Marathon this weekend, data from Worldpay, the global leader in payments, has revealed that the number of online donations are set to treble this week, as runners attempt one final push before the fundraising finishing line. 

March 2016

February 2016

December 2015

Christmas Day hijacked by online shopping

23 December 2015
In a fascinating insight into our habits on a holiday dedicated to family togetherness, Worldpay has uncovered that Christmas Day in fact sees significant peaks in online spending. 

November 2015

Mobile payments

The ‘false economy’ of Black Friday revealed

26 November 2015
Black Friday 2015 will see nearly £1.9bn of sales rung up in UK shops and online, but a study from Worldpay’s Insight Services team suggests the bargain frenzy may be built on a ‘false economy’ which could see some retailers start to rein in their sales promotions.

National business awards to put SMEs centre stage

26 November 2015
Recognising the importance of SMEs to the British economy, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) and Worldpay, one of the UK’s leading payments processing company, have today launched the 2016 Small Business Awards. 
Mobile payments

Digital payments market to leave growing pains behind in 2016

24 November 2015
Worldpay predicts that the digital payments market will leave its growing pains behind in 2016. The payments leader says next year will herald “the third age of digital payments” now that eWallets are growing in popularity, NFC offerings from technology vendors like Apple, Samsung, and Google are fighting for mass appeal, and both banks and brands are rolling out their own mobile payment apps to compete for consumer loyalty. 

October 2015

Subscription model

Is ‘fear of commitment’ stopping digital subscribers in their tracks?

26 October 2015
The boom in online subscription services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime and Spotify has been one of the great success stories of the internet age. However, according to Worldpay’s latest Future of Digital Payments report a lot of consumers are not yet ready or are still unwilling to sign up – even if most are able. 

French top of the group for World Cup bar spend

22 October 2015
France may have been handed a rugby lesson by New Zealand on Saturday night, but according to the latest transaction data from payments processing company Worldpay, fans of ‘Les Bleus’ put in a match-winning performance of their own in the pubs and bars around the Millennium Stadium over Quarter Finals weekend.  
Travel in China

Airlines and travel agents in China set for “Golden” autumn rush

1 October 2015
Worldpay expects online sales for airlines and travel agents in China to have soared in the run-up to this year’s ‘Golden Week’ Festival. The yearly boost in retail, travel, and tourism in the weeks leading up to the October holiday continues to grow, helped by the increasing spending power of Chinese consumers. 

September 2015