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.
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? 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 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.
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.
Which? meets communities experimenting with new ways to access cash, from free ATMs to pop-up Post Offices, and explains why cash matters.
Thousands of people have been prevented from paying with cash during the coronavirus pandemic, new Which? research reveals.
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 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.
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.