Latest Royal Bank of Scotland Group Stories

2010-01-19 08:50:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- RBS WorldPay, in partnership with Value Payment Systems, today announced that it has made paying federal taxes to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) with a credit or debit card less expensive for taxpayers. Through the RBS WorldPay tax payment services, located at www.payUSAtax.com and 888-9-PAY-TAX (888-972-9829), taxpayers can make personal and business tax payments to the IRS with their MasterCard® and Discover®...

2010-01-07 04:00:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG) today announced the appointment of Pedro Parente to the newly created position of President and CEO, Bunge Brazil, effective January 11, 2010. In his new role, Mr. Parente will lead all of Bunge's businesses in Brazil, and will report to Alberto Weisser, Chairman and CEO, Bunge Limited. "Pedro brings to Bunge a track record of success in the private and public sectors," stated Mr. Weisser. "His expertise and...

2009-10-05 16:57:04

Two of Britain's largest banks said they would limit new credit cards to existing customers only, a clear indication that credit is on a short leash. RBS along with is sister brand NatWest, and HSBC, Britain's largest bank, said new cards would only be issues exclusively to their established customers. This move minimizes the risk for banks but at the same time it also limits consumer choice, said uSwitch.com financial expert Louise Bond, The Daily Mail reported Monday. Bond said it was...

2009-09-03 07:55:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- RBS WorldPay today announced a new partnership with Arsenal Security Group, Inc., for a Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance program. This program is designed to assist RBS WorldPay merchants to comply with PCI standards and avoid the loss or exposure of cardholder data. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090511/CL14613LOGO ) The leading Card Associations require that any merchant that accepts electronic payments adhere to the PCI Data...

2009-08-25 07:55:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- RBS WorldPay, Inc. today announced that it has been awarded a multi-year contract by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to provide electronic payment solutions for individual and business taxes. RBS WorldPay, in partnership with Value Payment Systems, LLC, will begin processing tax payments through www.payUSAtax.com and 888-9-PAY-TAX (888-972-9829) starting on January 1, 2010. Through the RBS WorldPay tax payment services, taxpayers will be able to make...

2009-08-17 08:54:06

Bank regulators in Britain are investigating the Royal Bank of Scotland's purchase of ABN Amro, a footnote on the bank's half-year earnings report said. In April 2009, the Financial Services Authority (FSA) notified the group that it was commencing a supervisory review of the acquisition of ABN Amro "¦ and the 2008 capital raisings, the footnote said, The Times of London reported Monday. RBS said it was cooperating fully with this review. RBS, Santander and Fortis outbid Barclays for...

2009-08-11 07:59:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- VeriFone Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PAY) today announced that RBS WorldPay, the fastest growing top ten payment processor in the US, has agreed to work jointly and expeditiously towards marketing VeriFone's VeriShield Protect end-to-end solution for encrypting payment card data. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090511/CL14613LOGO ) RBS WorldPay is the first merchant acquirer to endorse a commercial end-to-end encryption solution. By...

2009-08-07 10:12:21

The Royal Bank of Scotland, 70 percent owned by the British government, reported a six-month pre-tax profit of $25 million, despite huge debt write-offs. The bank reported bad debts in the first half of the year totaled $12.5 billion, The Times of London reported Friday. While RBS Chief Executive Officer Stephen Hester said the results were poor, the bank was the last of the large British banks to issue six-month reports and the first under government bailout protection to report a profit....

2009-07-14 08:42:00

ATLANTA, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- RBS WorldPay, Inc. announced today that it has been selected as the exclusive payments provider for The Petroleum Marketers Association of America (PMAA), a federation of 47 state and regional trade associations representing approximately 8,000 independent petroleum marketing companies nationwide. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090511/CL14613LOGO) "The PMAA is a strong advocate for its members with its primary mission to nationally unify...

2009-07-01 08:30:00

ATLANTA and CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- XPIENT Solutions, LLC, (XPIENT) a leading technology solutions provider to the quick service, fast casual and family dining restaurant segments, announced today that it has selected RBS WorldPay, Inc., the fastest growing top ten payment processor in the U.S., as its preferred payments provider. With more than 25,000 installed restaurants, XPIENT's innovative, results-driven technology solutions support some of the largest brands in the...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'