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: >Matt> >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, > >Nadeem> >Odd that seeing as I believe that NatWest own at least some of WorldPay, for >example look at: >http://www.worldpay.com/uk/products_services/multi_currency.shtml >-- >For unsubscribe and other options, including >the Tip Harvester and archive of thelist go to: >http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !