Worldpay and You

April 2018

Tipping point for “tap and go” as mobile payments top £975 million

Mobile payments are fast approaching a tipping point, with spending via smartphones accelerating according to the latest consumer spending data from Worldpay.

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Worldpay and Vantiv combine forces

We are delighted to announce that as of 16 January 2018, Worldpay and Vantiv Inc., one of the leading payment processers in the US, merged, creating a leading payments provider with unique capabilities to help SMEs grow and succeed.

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What you need to know about Europe’s new data protection laws

On 25 May 2018, a major new data protection law will come into force: the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). It will affect any business that targets customers in the EU (including the UK). Regulators will have the power to fine companies up to 4% of global annual turnover or 20 million euros for non-compliance; whichever is higher. Although these sums are unlikely to be levied for SMEs, Worldpay is committed to helping our customers comply with the new European regulation.

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How technology can help SMEs drive business growth

The start of a new year always brings a fresh set of expectations and challenges. These are not the easiest of times to be a small business, with the weak pound increasing the price of materials and inflation starting to impact consumer spending. But there are still growth opportunities for those who want it.

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What is Google Pay and how can I reach more Customers with it?

In January, web giant Google made a major new announcement: it has combined all of its different payment services into one unified service: Google Pay. The new system is designed to make it easier for consumers to use stored card details to pay online and in-store. This could also help Worldpay Payment Gateway businesses potentially reach hundreds of millions of new customers around the world.

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My Business Dashboard: making it easier to run your business

At Worldpay, we have been making some enhancements to My Business Dashboard to make things simpler for you, so you can spend your time on what you do best - running your business.

Our most recent enhancement helps customers change their account details online via My Business Dashboard, so you can log on and update your account  information at a time most convenient for you.

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How mastering time management can make for greater small business success

An average of 11.4 hours per employee are lost every week, due to wasted time and poor time management skills, according to US project management software vendor, Workfront.  That’s 2 hours daily, per employee, equating to approximately £11,225 annually for every staff member on the payroll.

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