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With media teams throughout North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region, we ensure journalists, bloggers and social savvy sharers get the same first class service as our SMEs and organizations.


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If you are a journalist and would like to speak to the Media team reach out to us:

Cristina Hoole 
Western Union
Cristina.Hoole@wu.com
+44 (0) 776-607-0978



News Releases May 14, 2018

Speedpay Selected as Payments Provider for OneUnited Bank

As part of its agreement with Speedpay®, OneUnited Bank will now offer mortgage loan and secured credit card customers the ability to make electronic payments using Speedpay’s industry-leading platform.... Read More

News Releases May 10, 2018

Speedpay Releases Next Gen Bill Payment Platform

Next Gen’s latest live release offers billers a customer profile feature, interactive voice response enhancements and improved customization capabilities ... Read More

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