Leader in global payments, Western Union Corp. announced all Western Union consumer and business solutions services are active in the United Kingdom (UK), irrespective of EU Membership Referendum vote, or currency volatility.
Western Union services are available to consumers across more than 7,200 retail Agent locations in the UK, through the Western Union mobile app and Website, as well as more than 300 digital kiosks.
All of the company’s channels in the UK allow customers to send money to more than 500,000 retail Agent locations globally, more than one billion bank accounts in 50 countries and millions of mobile wallets.
Additionally, Western Union Business Solutions will provide business clients with enhanced support for specific cash management and currency volatility needs.
Giovanni Angelini, Senior VP and General Manager for Europe at Western Union said in a statement, “For our customers, fulfilling money transfer and payment needs is critical, immaterial of geo-political or economic changes. Serving consumers and businesses remains our number one priority.”
“Our trusted end-to-end cross-border money movement capabilities retail, online, mobile and kiosks and business solutions services are industry leading,” he adds.
The Western Union cross border platform enables an industry leading “pay in, pay out” capability that leverages technology, foreign exchange conversion, data management, as well as regulatory, compliance and anti-money laundering (AML) infrastructure, to expedite efficient and timely money movement across more than 500,000 agent locations in 200 countries and territories, at over 100,000 ATMs and kiosks, online in more than 36 countries, and payout to over a billion bank accounts.