Saturday, November 27, 2021

Tag: atms

Crunch point for cash as close to 8,000 ATMs removed from service

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Consumers who are looking to withdraw and spend cash in nearby shops or on the high street are those being hardest hit if they are left without a way to access it locally, claims Which? consumer survey.

Which? secures big name retailer backing to protect cash

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Up to 10m people in the UK are dependent on cash and Which? has secured the support of retailers and the government to protect them.

Traditional shopping patterns shift as consumers look local

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The pandemic has changed the way we shop as the high street is set to be redefined. Local is the new normal.

Mat Ingram: Cashless can be a better king

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The long reign of cash in the industry is coming to an end, and while some may mourn its departure, Reflex director Mat Ingram believes cashless payments can serve the industry just as well, if not better, than its longstanding predecessor.

Treasury tells banks to protect access to cash

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The Treasury has instructed the clearing banks to come up with a set of proposals to ensure that cash remains available nationwide.

Cash freeze shows exactly why the industry must have access to the broadest range of payment methods

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The low stake gambling industry faces being caught between a rock and a hard place, with machine players squeezed by the legal restriction which currently prohibits the use of debit cards on gaming machines and a programme of closures which has seen one in eight banks and cashpoints close during the pandemic. Jason Frost highlights the dilemma.

External cash machines shouldn’t pay seperate rates, rules Supreme Court

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Operators that have previously paid separate business rates on their cash machines could be in for a rebate after supermarkets won an appeal in the Supreme Court last week, Grocers including Tesco and Sainsbury’s first won a ruling saying they were not liable for separate rates on cash machines at their supermarkets in 2018, but this decision was challenged by valuations officers working for HMRC.

Free-to-use ATMs continue decline across UK

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The ATM crisis in Britain is just getting worse. More cash machine removals and now a declining percentage of free to use ATMs is serving to change the..

Oiling the engine of Britain’s seaside economy

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CEO of Bacta John White explains how the trade association has been putting forward the case both locally and nationally for the seaside sector.

ATMs being removed from pubs, AGCs and FECs, reports Bacta

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ATMs are being removed from pubs, AGCs and FECs due to changes in commercial terms, according to Bacta, reporting information coming in from its members. To get to the bottom of the issue, the trade body has contacted the UK Treasury, which is currently in the process of producing a report on ‘cash and digital payments’ after consulting interested parties...

The war on cash: ATMs could face business rates

Retail giants are taking on the Valuation Office Agency over the application of business rates ATMs, and it’s a court case that could have far-reaching consequences for the gaming and amusements industry. A landmark court case could see ATMs inside amusements venues, pubs, and shops across the country classed as independent premises with their own rates to pay - a...