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October 2017

Online travel bookings take off ahead of Golden Week

3 October 2017
This year’s Golden Week Festival, as Chinese consumers take advantage of the week-long public holiday to travel both at home and abroad, could see a 20% surge in travel bookings in the region. 

September 2017

Shoppers give thumbs up to in-store biometrics

21 September 2017
High-street retailers should consider allowing shoppers to authorise in-store payments with part of their body, claims a new report from Worldpay, which reveals the pressure retailers face in meeting the demands of today’s digital shoppers. 

August 2017

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May 2017

China leads the Virtual Reality revolution

30 May 2017
Worldpay, a global leader in payments, has found that China leads the world in wanting to make purchases in a Virtual Reality (VR) environment with 93% of consumers surveyed confirming this sentiment.

April 2017

March 2017

Email scam warning

31 March 2017
Worldpay has issued the following advice on how to spot the early warning signs of a scam or scammer before it’s too late.  

Management Change

30 March 2017
Further to the announcement made today by William Hill plc, Worldpay confirms that Ruth Prior will leave Worldpay Group to take up the position of Chief Financial Officer of William Hill plc

Worldpay staff at the ready, as the UK gears up for Comic Relief

24 March 2017
Over 100 volunteers from Worldpay’s call centre in Gateshead will give up their evening this Friday to man the phones for Comic Relief, taking thousands of telephone donations from across the country, and processing millions of pounds from generous donors throughout the evening.

British bookmakers set for Cheltenham Festival betting surge

10 March 2017
Worldpay, a global leader in payments, is predicting that online bookmakers will experience up to a 60% increase in turnover this week as British punters hope for a re-run of last years’ record-breaking Cheltenham Festival.

February 2017

January 2017

December 2016

Worldpay Announces Executive Team Changes

15 December 2016
Worldpay Group plc (Worldpay) is today announcing some executive team changes which will support us in delivering our plans for the medium-term.

November 2016