Entries by DianeBrocklebank

PIF Summer Networking Evening & Prepaid Masterclass

The Prepaid International Forum (PIF) will be holding its annual summer networking evening in London on Thursday, 20 July from 6:00pm onwards.

To coincide with the event, PIF will also be running a Prepaid Masterclass from 4:30 - 6:00pm.

About the Prepaid Masterclass

Many of the most significant prepaid industry challenges will be met in the future by the next generation of payments professionals.…

Battle of Britain’s Holiday Spending

Firms seek to win over cost-conscious holidaymakers with money-saving solutions and incentives

Rip-off deals and poor exchange rates are kick-starting a battle for Britain’s consumers’ travel money this summer, with payment providers creating cost-saving solutions to target the wallets of cost-conscious holidaymakers.…

Mastercard, Western Union Designing Digital Solutions for Refugees

Source: Paybefore -  Mastercard and Western Union have teamed up to help refugees around the world access goods, services and financial services within refugee settlements. Announced on June 20—World Refugee Day—the partnership will explore ways to use a digital model to serve the more than 65 million people around the world currently displaced from their homes due to political conflict and natural disasters.…

2017 Pay Awards Results Announced

Today, June 14, Paybefore reveals the Best-in-Category winners in 21 categories and the two recipients of its highest individual recognition, Industry Achievement, for the 2017 Pay Awards.

The results are the combination of votes from the expert judging panels and the aggregated results of online voting for Best-in-Category.…

allpay extends PayPoint contract

UK bill issuers will continue to have access to the largest retail network as part of the suite of digital payment solutions offered by payment specialist allpay, following the group’s contract extension with PayPoint.

allpay has signed a new five-year contract with the retail network and multichannel payments provider building on its 20-year relationship, and as such, it will remain at the heart of allpay’s over-the-counter bill payments offering to more than 800 public and private sector clients.…

Netspend and United Airlines Launch MileagePlus GO Visa Prepaid Card in U.S.

Netspend and United Airlines Launch MileagePlus GO Visa Prepaid Card in U.S.

MileagePlus GO Visa Prepaid Card will be the first prepaid card in the U.S. offering a consumer the opportunity to directly earn miles for qualifying purchases made with a prepaid card

AUSTIN, Texas, May 23, 2017 — Prepaid card provider Netspend, a TSYS Company (NYSE: TSS), and United Airlines (NYSE: UAL) announced the launch of the MileagePlus GO Visa Prepaid Card, the first prepaid card program in the U.S.…