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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.

Co-operative Bank to close 18 branches

Co-operative Bank to close 18 branches

We reveal the Co-operative Bank branches due to close by the end of the year, and explain what to do if your local branch is among them

Banking post lockdown: visiting branches, getting cash, how to contact your bank and more

Banking post lockdown: visiting branches, getting cash, how to contact your bank and more

Find out what help you can get from your bank if you are worried about leaving your home or are subject to a new local lockdown because of coronavirus.

Are banks playing fair when closing the last branch in town?

Are banks playing fair when closing the last branch in town?

Bank branch closure rules do little to protect local communities from the impact of bank branch closures, a Which? investigation warns

Coronavirus cash crisis leaving vulnerable people with no way to pay

Coronavirus cash crisis leaving vulnerable people with no way to pay

The COVID-19 lockdown and fears over cash hygiene has left many struggling to pay for essentials.

Budget 2020: Government commits to protecting access to cash

Budget 2020: Government commits to protecting access to cash

Which?'s campaign to save coins and notes succeeds as the government confirms measures protecting cash in the Budget. 

UK’s free cash system is on the brink of collapse: could you help save it?

UK’s free cash system is on the brink of collapse: could you help save it?

For years Which? has been revealing the extent of the UK's cash crisis. Now it's time for the government to act.

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