HSBC UK has announced that it has rolled out over 1,500 “talking cash machines” across the UK, allowing customers who are blind or partially sighted to receive spoken instructions.
On 13th September the new five pound note comes in to circulation & will start to be seen in banks, shops and wallets. Here’s some interesting details about the new fiver.
Tossed will open two new cash-free stores this week: Coleman Street and Upper Thames Street. Both are fitted with self-service kiosks instead of manned tills, and will take payment by credit or debit card, contactless and Apple Pay instead of cash.
The Co-Operative Bank has started to install the first of many “talking cash machines”, which allows users to plug in a headset to hear instructions.
Nearly 27% of us use one of the top 20 PINs to get cash from an ATM, according to recent analysis, giving anyone who gets hold of your card a good chance they can guess the PIN.
The drop in the use of cash for payments has been widely reported today, with card use on the rise, replacing cash transactions.
If you’ve got any £20 notes featuring a picture of the English composer Edward Elgar on the back, then you need to spend them before the end of June, when they will cease to be legal tender.
Why do we buy vouchers for people to spend in one particular shop, when you could give them cash which is accepted on all items in each and every shop in the country?