This week, we took our ‘Freedom to Pay. Our Way’ campaign directly to Westminster and shone a light on the problems people in Scotland face when accessing their everyday finances.
Posts tagged with "cash-machine"
My husband isn’t convinced contactless payments are secure, so he’s still using the chip and pin function. But is he right to be concerned?
Going fully cashless will leave millions behind – do you agree with the steps the Access to Cash Review is recommending?
The first of four cuts to the ATM interchange fee, the fee that funds the free-to-use cashpoint network, have come into force. We’re concerned about the impact on communities’ and consumers’ ability to freely access cash. (more on free cashpoints…)
With bank branches closing across the country, there has never been a more pressing time to look at the future provision of cash and access to financial services. Ged Killen MP explains more.
Thousands of free-to-use cashpoints are at risk of closure, which could have a real impact in rural communities, where residents rely on them to access their cash. At an event in Parliament this week, we once again urged the regulator to step in… (more on Save our cashpoints…)
Despite our calls for the Payment Systems Regulator to intervene, Link’s proposal to reduce its interchange fee have simply been waved through. This could see thousands of free cashpoints across the UK shut down. That’s why today we’re launching the Save our cashpoints campaign. (more on save our cashpoints campaign…)
Recent Which? research has identified more than 200 communities in Britain with poor ATM provision, or no cash machines at all. This makes our call for the Payments Systems Regulator to conduct an independent review of free-to-use cashpoints all the more urgent. (more on cashpoint crisis…)
Do you still pay for most things in cash or do you find yourself relying more and more on contactless or chip and Pin cards? (more on carrying cash…)
We recently discussed the possible closure of around 10,000 of the circa 70,000 free cashpoints around the UK. Many of you shared your concerns about this so we’ve called on the Payment Systems Regulator to investigate…
We’ve become used to the sight of bank branches slowly disappearing from the high street. Now could it be the turn of the free cashpoint? (more on cashpoint crisis…)
The introduction of new £5 plastic bank notes across the UK is just a few months away. They’re supposed to be difficult to damage and tricky to fake. How do you feel about the new notes?
(more about bank notes…)
Tech is undoubtedly changing the way we spend, but how far should we be willing to go in order to get money off? Is it really worth ‘selling’ your spending data for a better deal?
RBS reversed its decision to restrict basic bank account customers’ free use of ATMs. In this guest post, chief executive Ross McEwan tells us what the bank is doing for its customers and asks for your feedback…