Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Tag: banks

Age UK calls on government to introduce Universal Service Obligation to guarantee access to cash

Age UK cash shopping report
In its new report ‘Short-changed: How the decline of cash is affecting older people’, charity Age UK warns that being cut off from cash and banking services is tantamount to being excluded from society

Mr P’s defer bill payments as banks come up short

Mr Ps Classic Amusements banks payments
Like every arcade in Britain, Mr P’s is closed for business but still has bills to pay after receiving little to no help from banks. Remaining positive, the operator advised its Facebook followers to stay home, and once it’s all over, to shop British

It’s not for banks to decide who gets government support?

Banks John White Development Bank of Wales
The Development Bank of Wales has revealed that the bank will not lend to AGCs or FECs that make over 50 percent turnover from their over 18 machines. But Bacta’s John White says it’s not for banks to decide which sectors get support

The Wright Way: Secretary strong arms online gambling firms and banks to discuss credit card betting

Jeremy Wright, secretary, online gambling firms, banks, credit card betting
While the morality of betting on credit cards has never been a question for the amusements industry, culture secretary Jeremy Wright’s approach to the issue shows a cooperative attitude towards the industry - and one that his fellow politicians could learn from. Culture secretary Jeremy Wright is set to make his first big move in the industry after vowing meet...

Barclays implements new self-exclusion feature

Barclays, banks, self-exclusion, gamble aware
As of this month, Barclays has become the first British high-street bank to offer its customers a self-exclusion feature feature on all gambling transaction. The service, which can be accessed via the Barclays Mobile Banking app or enabled in-branch, allows the bank’s customers to either completely block all forms of attempted gambling spend from their account, or institute specific spending...