Friday, December 3, 2021

Tag: The Royal Mint

Customer, operator, Commission: With cashless technology, everyone’s a winner

Pound Coins
When a government-owned institution as old as The Royal Mint believes that it must have cashless payment options to survive in modern Britain, it creates a convincing picture for the amusements industry’s need to follow suit as soon as possible - and what better time before the Gambling Commission’s upcoming data drive? We need to be relevant to younger people...

Operators prepare to take a hit as new £1 coin introduced

Coinslot £1 coin Amusement Ray Lane Tower Amusements Skegness
Amusement arcade owners are getting set to take a hit as they prepare their machines for the arrival of the new £1 coin. Last week, The Treasury announced that the new coin will enter circulation on 28 March and its predecessor will be withdrawn by mid-October. At Skegness’s Tower Amusements, manager Ray Lane said it had cost the business around £30...

Laying the groundwork for an easy changeover

Coinslot Cash Handling New Pound Coin Astrosystems
The industry has been leaning even more heavily on its cash handling partners over the past few months and will continue to do so throughout 2017. As Astrosystems’ Debbie Malin explains, that places the onus on them to deliver a smooth and easy transition to new currency. The biggest news for Astrosystems in the UK over recent months has obviously...

Businesses urged to get ready for new £1 coin

A new campaign has been launched to support retailers and other major businesses in preparation for the new £1 coin. Supporting the ‘Is your business ready?’ campaign is a new website, providing businesses with materials to help with the currency switch in March next year. David Gauke, the chief secretary to the treasury, said: “The pound as we know it...