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Which? calls for urgent government action to protect access to cash

Which? calls for urgent government action to protect access to cash

Which? is calling for the government to take action to protect cash, as new analysis shows more people are being forced to pay to withdraw money from ATMs.

All eight banks respond to call from Which? on cash access – is it enough?

All eight banks respond to call from Which? on cash access – is it enough?

The UK’s biggest banks have rallied around protecting access to cash, but the varying levels of commitment underline the urgent need for government action.

Which? sets banks two-week deadline to protect the fragile cash system

Which? sets banks two-week deadline to protect the fragile cash system

Which? is urging the eight largest retail banks to commit to maintaining cash access as our analysis shows 13,000 cash machines have disappeared in three years.

HSBC to close 82 branches in 2021

HSBC to close 82 branches in 2021

HSBC has revealed plans to close 82 of its branches by the end of September 2021, reducing its number of banks from 593 to 511. Find out if your local is on the list.

One in three people have had cash payments refused during the pandemic

One in three people have had cash payments refused during the pandemic

A third of people have tried to pay for something in cash and been unable to do so since the first national lockdown, new research from Which? shows.

Meet the people fighting to bring back cash

Meet the people fighting to bring back cash

Which? meets communities experimenting with new ways to access cash, from free ATMs to pop-up Post Offices, and explains why cash matters.

Cash refusal threatens people’s ability to pay for food and medicine

Cash refusal threatens people’s ability to pay for food and medicine

Thousands of people have been prevented from paying with cash during the coronavirus pandemic, new Which? research reveals.

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Government reveals proposals on how it will protect the future of cash

Government reveals proposals on how it will protect the future of cash

Find out how the government intends to make sure everyone in the UK can continue to easily access cash when they need it, now and in the future.

TSB to close 164 bank branches in 2021

TSB to close 164 bank branches in 2021

TSB has revealed plans to close a further 164 of its branches next year - almost half its network. Find out why and if your local branch is on the list.

No more £2 and 2p coins to be minted: will yours become rare and will they still be accepted?

No more £2 and 2p coins to be minted: will yours become rare and will they still be accepted?

The Royal Mint has no plans to mint any new £2 or 2p coins for the next decade, as its stockpile of coins remains high amid falling cash usage in the UK.

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