[thelist] [slightly ot] online ticket selling

Matt MacLeod mattmacleod12 at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Oct 31 08:59:01 CST 2002

Yes I know that. They wouldn't give us a merchant account or give us any
merchant services but recommended that we use WorldPay  - bypassing the
fact that Natwest own a share of WP. (I've been told by other people that
this practise is illegal - I can't remember the details off hand). The
whole affair is bizarre when you consider that the company's start up
capital came largely from a Natwest loan.

At 13:13 31/10/02 +0000, you wrote:
>A client of mine had the same problem when we tried to set up
>subscription-based content on a website. Natwest were the bank in this case
>so it seems to be a pretty general policy. In the end we went with WorldPAy,
>which was hardly ideal, but we got there in the end. Many people suggest
>going to Barclays as they seem to be the most sympathetic bank towards
>web-based businesses. Best,
>Odd that seeing as I believe that NatWest own at least some of WorldPay, for
>example look at:
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