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The future of cash: seven things we learned from the Which? Cash Summit

The future of cash: seven things we learned from the Which? Cash Summit

The Treasury revealed the next steps for legislating cash access, UK Finance announced a new action group and we launched our cash acceptance pledge.

Some of the biggest names in retail take Which?’s Cash Friendly pledge

Some of the biggest names in retail take Which?’s Cash Friendly pledge

Aldi, Asda, Co-op, John Lewis, Lloyds Pharmacy, Waitrose, and more take the pledge giving shoppers the confidence that their cash won’t be rejected at the till.

Can cashback without a purchase solve the access to cash crisis?

Can cashback without a purchase solve the access to cash crisis?

Corner shops, cafes and pubs will soon be allowed to give you cashback without you having to make a purchase, but Which? is warning more needs to be done to protect cash access.

Santander to close 111 bank branches

Santander to close 111 bank branches

Santander will close 111 branches this summer, reducing its network from 563 to 452. Find out if your local branch is about to disappear.

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.

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.

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.

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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