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Bank and ATM closures: what the UK can learn from Sweden

Sweden has a reputation for being among the most enlightened of nations. Studies regularly put the Swedes ahead of us in terms of personal wealth, educational attainment and technological advancement....

Exclusive: hundreds of ‘ATM deserts’ identified in the UK

More than 250 parts of the UK have just one or no ATMs at all, exclusive new research by Which? Money has found.  Find out what you can do to reverse this trend.

‘Request an ATM’ tool launches for areas hit by cash machine closures

Link has launched a tool to allow communities to request an ATM, following years of bank branch and cash machine closures. But will it be enough to save cash access in the UK?

Taking a ferry to the ATM: which areas face the longest treks to a free cash machine?

Widespread cuts to the UK’s cash machine network have left many rural communities facing long journeys to make free withdrawals. Find out which areas are worst affected.

Communities hit by cash machine closures can now request a free ATM

As cash machines become scarcer on UK high streets, Brits have been invited to suggest new sites for ATMs in their local communities.

Poorer areas hit hardest by the loss of free cash machines

One in 10 of Britain’s free-to-use cash machines closed or started charging a fee over the past 17 months, with the country’s poorest communities hit hardest.

Mastercard announces new cashback initiative for UK shoppers

Payment provider Mastercard will pay shops to dispense cash to customers, in a bid to protect the use of cash on the high street.

ATMs to be installed in remote communities as part of a new vow to protect access to cash

Find out about a nationwide pilot scheme launched to ensure all UK high streets will continue to have access to cash machines

More than seven million people blocked from card payments by IT glitches

Brits increasingly rely on their credit and debit cards - but in 2018 alone, more than 7m suffered an outage that blocked their cards, Which? research found.

Government acts to protect access to cash throughout the UK

The Treasury sets up a new group dedicated to overseeing the UK's cash system following widespread bank branch closures and a decline in free cashpoints

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