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Government acts to protect access to cash throughout the UK

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

Exclusive: 1,250 free ATMs started charging fees in just one month

Exclusive: 1,250 free ATMs started charging fees in just one month

An unprecedented number of free-to-use cashpoints switched to charging customers at the beginning of 2019, Which? Money has learned. Exclusive figures obtained from Link, the UK’s largest cash machine network,...

Revealed: Scotland loses a third of bank branches in just eight years

Revealed: Scotland loses a third of bank branches in just eight years

Scotland has lost more than a third of its bank and building society branches in just eight years, new analysis from Which? Money reveals. Some 610 branches have closed down...

Thousands of cash machines vanish: ‘I could lose my independence’

Thousands of cash machines vanish: ‘I could lose my independence’

Disabled people are among those most fearing a cashless society as ATM cash machines and bank branches close at unprecedented rates.

25 million Brits would struggle in a cashless society

25 million Brits would struggle in a cashless society

The UK could become a cashless society in the next 15 years but nearly half of Britain or 25 million people would struggle without access to cash, according to a new report.

Exclusive: close to 3,000 bank branches close in just four years

Exclusive: close to 3,000 bank branches close in just four years

Bank branch closures in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland mapped including NatWest, RBS, Lloyds, Barclays HSBC. Use our free lookup tool.

Cashpoint crunch: 250 free-to-use ATM machines disappearing every month

Cashpoint crunch: 250 free-to-use ATM machines disappearing every month

250 free to use ATM cash machines are closing every month according to the LINK network. Find out how cash access is affected in your local area.

ATM closures: U-turn on funding cuts after Which? Money investigation

ATM closures: U-turn on funding cuts after Which? Money investigation

ATM cash machine closures uncovered by Which Money prompt U-turn by Link network on plans to cut the fee paid by banks to ATM operators

Revealed: 300 cash machines disappearing every month from the UK

Revealed: 300 cash machines disappearing every month from the UK

Almost 1,500 ATMs disappeared from the UK in just five months, a Which? Money investigation has found. Cash machines closed at the unprecedented rate of around 300 a month between...

Revealed: bank branches closing at a rate of 60 a month

Revealed: bank branches closing at a rate of 60 a month

Bank and building society branches are closing down at a rate of almost 60 a month, exclusive Which? Money research can reveal. Some 2,868 UK retail branches have shut their...

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