A Cashless Society

An important Campaign you should consider supporting.

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In the UK, more and more companies and businesses are heading toward ‘cashless’ payments. Some places are refusing to accept cash at all, and many others make ‘contactless payments’ compulsory, for purchases of less that £30. Payment by cheque is also dying out, as many younger people now use apps to transfer money, or pay for things with their phones.

But what of those living hand to mouth, on a daily basis? Or older people who do not carry mobile phones, or cannot understand how to manage their finances online? For a large part of the population, cash is still their main way of making payments, and being able to see how much money they have left to get them through the week.

With this in mind, the consumer magazine ‘Which?’ is running an online petition to campaign against the removal of the option of cash payments in the UK…

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