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If you are a journalist and would like to speak to the Media team reach out to us at +44 (0) 208 563 6347.
Liesl Smith Head of Global Communications
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LONDON – 12 JANUARY, 2017 –Western Union Business Solutions, the international payments specialist, is now an official partner of Exporting is GREAT, the campaign delivered by the Department for International Trade (DIT).Exporting is GREAT aims to inspire more businesses to take advantage of the global demand for UK goods and services. The government set an ambitious target to have 100,000 additional exporters by 2020, as a means of promoting British trade around the world.By providing SMEs with a range of ... Read More
LONDON, OCTOBER 21st, 2016 – Western Union’s B2B unit has won the prestigious Payments Innovation of the Year award for their WU®EDGE™ platform. The award was presented at the 2016 Payments Awards, held yesterday evening at the London Marriot Hotel Grosvenor Square.The digital platform, Enterprise Digital Global Exchange (EDGE), enables small and medium sized enterprises to trade internationally with confidence and ease. The platform launched earlier this year and now covers 13 key markets (UK, US, Canada, ... Read More
LONDON – 5th August, 2016 – Western Union Business Solutions is shortlisted for the B2B Payments Innovation of the Year award. The entry submission focuses on the WU EDGE, launched earlier this year in Europe. The new fee-free* network payment feature recently expanded to 51 currencies across 13 countries, with the speed of cross-border payments also increasing to allow transferring funds from buyers to sellers on the digital trading platform within minutes.The Enterprise Digital Global Exchange ‘EDGE’ is t... Read More
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, July 19, 2016 – Western Union Business Solutions (WUBS), a leader in global payment services, announced a multi-year collaboration with Manentia, to give banks and their clients in Latin America greater access to international payment services.The alliance will bring WUBS’ international payment infrastructure to Manentia’s banking clients, enabling them to access fast and easy international transfers in over 130 currencies. Banks using Manentia’s flagship virtual banking platform, Nazca... Read More
LONDON—July 18, 2016 -- Western Union Business Solutions, a business segment of The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) and a leader in global payment services, today announces enhanced capabilities to its WU® EDGE digital trading platform, including expansion of the platform’s fee-free* network, and availability into seven new markets: Hong Kong, Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Poland and the Czech Republic. Upon launch, the new fee-free* network payment feature will expand to 51 currencies across 13 countrie... Read More