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News Releases May 07, 2018

How Western Union is responding to rising data protection and digitisation

Company looks to deliver more meaningful, targeted and focused experiences to global customers... Read More

News Releases Apr 30, 2018

Western Union Adds WeChat Capability to GlobalPay for Students

LONDON – 30 April 2018 – The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payments services, announced today that it has added WeChat Pay to its WU® GlobalPay for Students product, through its alliance with Geoswift, a payment company specializing in payment solutions in and out of China. ... Read More

News Releases Mar 27, 2018

New Western Union report on foreign exchange and international payments reveals the impact of the EU Referendum on UK businesses

LONDON, 27 March 2018 – UK importers lost an average 12% in profits since the EU Referendum as a result of Sterling depreciation, according to new research* from Western Union as the countdown begins on a year to Britain’s exit from the EU on 29 March 2019. The figures are part of the global payments specialist’s new FX Barometer, a special quarterly analysis of FX trends and insights to help businesses ... Read More

News Releases Mar 26, 2018

Western Union donates University of Sydney scholarships for students in need

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, MARCH 26, 2018 - Western Union and The Western Union Foundation, the charitable arm of Western Union, has donated funds to provide six tertiary scholarships to the University of Sydney, available to undergraduate students pursuing studies in fields such as engineering, business or science, and with a focus on technology and innovation.... Read More

News Releases Feb 08, 2018

Certify and Western Union Announce Collaboration for International Business Mass Payments

PORTLAND, MAINE, February 8, 2018 - Leading automated travel and entertainment expense management software provider, Certify, today announced the formation of a new integration collaboration with Western Union. The aim of the relationship is to provide mass international business payment capabilities for Certify’s expense and invoice customers with operations outside the United States. ... Read More