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Sweden’s Far From Accidental “Cashless” Journey Is HALTED By The Swedish Government - Click here to view this entry

Sweden’s Far From Accidental “Cashless” Journey Is HALTED By The Swedish Government

Wed Jun 26 2024
A Payment Choice Alliance Special Report Sweden’s Far From Accidental “Cashless” Journey Is HALTED By The Swedish Government
UPDATE JUNE 2024 When this report was originally written in 2018, it covered the story of an unrelenting quest by the Swedish banks to make Sweden the planets first “cashless” economy. Some had already concluded that a “cashless&....
Ron Delnevo visits Treorchy in Wales - Click here to view this entry

Ron Delnevo visits Treorchy in Wales

Thu Jun 13 2024
PCA Chair Ron Delnevo visits Treorchy in Wales and hears from the local community how badly they have been let down by the UK banks, as they try to impose “cashless” EVERYWHERE.
How Dare Car Parks Charge Cash Users More for Parking?! - Click here to view this entry

How Dare Car Parks Charge Cash Users More for Parking?!

Mon Aug 14 2023
Some Local Authorities have the cheek to charge cash users more to park. Michael Gove, the Communities and Levelling Up Minister is asking them to stop doing this. Let’s hope they listen! At the say time, Michael should be writing to Transport for London, who charge cash users £’s more for tube journeys. Imposing such extra charges for cash use must be banned in the UK Paymen....
The Journal Lowestoft: Norfolk businesses overwhelmingly reject cashless model - Click here to view this entry

The Journal Lowestoft: Norfolk businesses overwhelmingly reject cashless model

Mon Aug 7 2023
BBC: Lavenham Butchers makes cash-only plea to customers - Click here to view this entry

BBC: Lavenham Butchers makes cash-only plea to customers

Mon Aug 7 2023
Politico : Austrian chancellor - Right to use cash should be in constitution  - Click here to view this entry

Politico : Austrian chancellor - Right to use cash should be in constitution

Mon Aug 7 2023
Worcester News - 'Grey pound' risks over 'cashless' car park confusion - Click here to view this entry

Worcester News - 'Grey pound' risks over 'cashless' car park confusion

Mon Jul 17 2023
OLDER people are being put off parking in the city centre because they now think car parks are 'cashless' or do not use mobile phone apps says a city councillor. Read More below.. worcesternews.co.uk/news/23645149.grey-pound-risks-cashless-car-park-confusion/
GBNews - Busker warns cashless leaves Britons ‘exposed' - Click here to view this entry

GBNews - Busker warns cashless leaves Britons ‘exposed'

Mon Jul 17 2023
A busker has warned how moving away from cash could leave Britons more “exposed in a much more vulnerable way”. Sam Monday, who is part of The Two Sam Band, joined Anne Diamond and Stephen Dixon on GB News to discuss shifts in personal finances and the risk of digitisation. Read More below... gbnews.com/money/dont-kill-cash-busker-sam-monday-latest
Telegraph - The Trick to Mindful Spending - Ditch Cards for Cash - Click here to view this entry

Telegraph - The Trick to Mindful Spending - Ditch Cards for Cash

Wed Jun 28 2023
The Daily Telegraph is right to advise readers that using cash is the best way to manage personal spending. Credit cards were invented to induce users to overspend and fall into expensive debt. In March 2023 total UK credit card debt stood at £65 Billion, with an average annual percentage interest rate of 22.3%. The best advice? Put your credit card in a drawer AND USE CASH! telegraph.c....
Express - POLL: Are you worried about the UK becoming a cashless society? - Click here to view this entry

Express - POLL: Are you worried about the UK becoming a cashless society?

Wed Jun 28 2023
The Daily Express poll shows that over 90% of the British public are worried that the UK is heading in the direction of “cashless”. It is easy to understand why. The recent YouGov/Payment Choice Alliance survey in early June 2023 revealed that only 3% of the British public NEVER use cash. So the vast majority of UK adults continue to use cash - and of course they are concerned that ....
Euractiv - Slovakia adds right to cash payments in constitution over digital euro fears - Click here to view this entry

Euractiv - Slovakia adds right to cash payments in constitution over digital euro fears

Wed Jun 28 2023
The Slovakian public are going to have the legal right to use their cash, where and when they choose. Why do the British public deserve less? Please drop Rishi Sunak an email at rishi.sunak.mp@parliament.uk to ask him. Only he knows! euractiv.com/section/politics/news/slovakia-adds-right-to-cash-payments-in-constitution-over-digital-euro-fears/
NFP - Poland backtracks on plans to limit cash payments - Click here to view this entry

NFP - Poland backtracks on plans to limit cash payments

Wed Jun 28 2023
The Polish government has changed its mind over trying to limit cash use. The UK government please copy! notesfrompoland.com/2023/06/19/poland-backtracks-on-plans-to-limit-cash-payments/
Country Press - Can you use cash at the Isle of Wight Festival 2023? - Click here to view this entry

Country Press - Can you use cash at the Isle of Wight Festival 2023?

Tue Jun 13 2023
A music festival that won’t accept cash? Time for a few more protest songs? “Blowin’ My Custom” (with apologies to Bob Dylan!) would be a good start, followed by “We Shall Overspend Every Day” (this time with apologies to Pete Seeger!). When music festival goers start to think about how they are having their human rights infringed by not being allowed to use ....
Worcester News - Cashless parking machines causing confusion - Click here to view this entry

Worcester News - Cashless parking machines causing confusion

Tue Jun 13 2023
Michael Gove, the Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Minister, has written to ALL Local Authorities to tell them that ALL their car parks must accept cash. It seems they are not listening, Michael? Time for another - and stronger - letter. www.worcesternews.co.uk/news/23573559.cashless-parking-machines-causing-confusion-grandmother/
Finextra - Cashless retail? It’s a false economy. - Click here to view this entry

Finextra - Cashless retail? It’s a false economy.

Mon Jun 5 2023
Why should retailers be cautious of jumping on the cashless economy bandwagon? The past decade has brought incredible innovation in the finance sector. With a revolution in digital payment technology, the emergence of SaaS businesses built on open APIs, and the move to the cloud - businesses now have greater visibility over finance than ever before, a wealth of transaction data, and the means to ....
Remix - A world without cash would lead to 'financially incapacitated' citizens - Click here to view this entry

Remix - A world without cash would lead to 'financially incapacitated' citizens

Mon Jun 5 2023
‘Cash is printed freedom’ – 530,000 Austrians demanded right to cash payments be added to constitution, but they are being betrayed, says FPÖ After 530,000 Austrians signed a referendum petition calling for the right to cash payments to be enshrined in Austria’s constitution in 2022, Austria’s political class is refusing to move forward with adding this legal ri....
Views on cash vs card in Nottingham - Click here to view this entry

Views on cash vs card in Nottingham

Tue May 30 2023
There is still a percentage of the population who want to use cash. A trial by Greene King to make some of its pubs card-only has sparked anger, with many Nottinghamshire Live readers insisting "cash is king. www.nottinghampost.com/news/nottingham-news/views-cash-vs-card-nottingham-8458586
Another 'nail in the coffin' of Banbury town centre - Click here to view this entry

Another 'nail in the coffin' of Banbury town centre

Tue May 30 2023
This move to “cashless” payment has caused a brisk discussion on social media with a number of people on the Banburyshire Info site saying the move is discriminatory to the elderly and others who do not use smart phones… www.banburyguardian.co.uk/news/people/another-nail-in-the-coffin-of-banbury-town-centre-as-car-park-stops-taking-cash-and-card-payments-4153599
Nottinghamshire pub boycott over cash ban - Click here to view this entry

Nottinghamshire pub boycott over cash ban

Tue May 23 2023
In Nottinghamshire, we have one pub’s customers carrying out a boycott of their favourite pun as they trial a ban on cash… www.nottinghampost.com/whats-on/food-drink/nottinghamshire-pub-goers-unhappy-greene-8442878.amp
YEP - More about Greene King trial - Click here to view this entry

YEP - More about Greene King trial

Tue May 23 2023
More on that Greene King “cashless” trial with outraged punters threatening a boycott… www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/read-this/punters-outraged-and-threaten-boycott-as-a-number-of-greene-king-pubs-begin-cashless-trial-4147762
Green King cashless pub trial and punters aren't impressed  - Click here to view this entry

Green King cashless pub trial and punters aren't impressed

Tue May 23 2023
Punters have hit back at the Greene King pub chain after it rolled out its “cashless” trial to a small number of pubs in the North West, South East and Midlands. www.birminghammail.co.uk/whats-on/food-drink-news/greene-king-brings-cashless-pubs-26940125.amp
Evesham Journal - School Uniform shop does U-turn - Click here to view this entry

Evesham Journal - School Uniform shop does U-turn

Tue May 23 2023
This article reflects the power of the public when faced with “cashless”. This shop faced a backlash and has now wisely reversed its decision… www.eveshamjournal.co.uk/news/23529119.school-uniform-shop-u-turns-cashless-decision-amid-public-uproar/
The elderly ARE being financially excluded - Click here to view this entry

The elderly ARE being financially excluded

Mon May 8 2023
The elderly ARE financially excluded by “cashless” when their cash is not accepted - and so are the ALL of us!
Which is why a UK “cashless” society can NEVER be allowed to happen! www.bournemouthecho.co.uk/yoursay/letterstotheeditor/23501114.amp
Cash use is increasing again in the UK! - Click here to view this entry

Cash use is increasing again in the UK!

Mon May 8 2023
So why are some businesses refusing to accept OUR £’s?
Time for a UK Payment Choice Act, to require businesses to accept OUR cash! NOW. IN 2023! www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/news/article-12038397/amp/Cash-makes-comeback-people-revert-coins-notes.html
Without cash there certainly can be no financial independence - Click here to view this entry

Without cash there certainly can be no financial independence

Mon May 8 2023
Can even true democracy survive when we cannot spend our cash when and where we choose to do so? www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2023/05/03/war-on-cash-existential-threat-financial-independence/
Express -  Decline of cash payments sparks fears of UK becoming a ‘big brother society’ - Click here to view this entry

Express - Decline of cash payments sparks fears of UK becoming a ‘big brother society’

Tue May 2 2023
It’s official! A poll conducted by the Daily Express found that 95% of those responding do NOT want the UK to become a “cashless” society. We are surprised the result wasn’t 100% against! www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1762033/cashless-society-big-brother-poll-result-spt
In Your Area - We are being bullied into these modern ideas - Click here to view this entry

In Your Area - We are being bullied into these modern ideas

Tue May 2 2023
Many people feel that the anti-cash brigade are trying to bully them into accepting they can’t choose to use THEIR cash. They are absolutely RIGHT! www.inyourarea.co.uk/news/a-dystopian-society-is-imminent-inyourarea-readers-hit-out-at-prospect-of-cashless-uk
The Deputy Governor of the Bank of England says cash will get more difficult to use? - Click here to view this entry

The Deputy Governor of the Bank of England says cash will get more difficult to use?

Mon Apr 24 2023
Bank boss highlights the number of shops now refusing to take cash from customers. Why does he accept this is inevitable? The Bank of England should be working with HM Treasury and the Financial Conduct Authority to ensure the UK public - the electorate - can use cash when and where they want to do so. This will require a Payment Choice Act NOW. IN 2023. www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinan....
This is Money - Wake up and save cash! - Click here to view this entry

This is Money - Wake up and save cash!

Mon Apr 24 2023
This article highlights how difficult it is for the public when businesses refuse cash. When equipment and systems fail, it is a VITAL element of CUSTOMER SERVICE that cash is accepted. And such failures are INEVITABLE. www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/comment/article-10258407/amp/LEE-BOYCE-Wake-save-cash.html
The Daily Express conducted a reader survey. - Click here to view this entry

The Daily Express conducted a reader survey.

Mon Apr 24 2023
The question? DO YOU WANT THE UK TO BECOME A CASHLESS SOCIETY? The response? 95% SAID NO! Some recent huge decisions in the UK have only required only 51% support from the public. Surely 95% is enough support to guarantee the UK Government delivers a Payment Choice Act? www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1760032/uk-cashless-society-poll-spt
UK facing devastating 'cash famine' as bank branches close and cash machines vanish - Click here to view this entry

UK facing devastating 'cash famine' as bank branches close and cash machines vanish

Tue Apr 18 2023
13/04/2023 A devastating “cash famine” is coming unless urgent action is taken over bank closures, experts have warned. Shocking figures show one in five cash machines were taken out of service in the past five years while the number of bank branches has dropped by 40 per cent in a decade. www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1758107/bank-branch-closures-cash-machines
Town's only bank is replaced by cashless service - Click here to view this entry

Town's only bank is replaced by cashless service

Tue Apr 18 2023
14/04/2023 A town that recently lost its Post Office has seen its only bank close. How can Barclays simply respond saying that the company was "committed to deploying a range of more flexible ways that customers can physically interact with the bank"? The people of Flitwick are having “cashless” forced upon them! [link]
'Disgraceful' closure of south Clwyd's last bank - Click here to view this entry

'Disgraceful' closure of south Clwyd's last bank

Tue Apr 18 2023
06/04/2023 Barclays closes the last branch in town - community left with 22 mile round trip. The town of Llangollen has been left without a bank branch, giving the local community a 22 mile round trip if they want to visit one. Is that “reasonable”, to use the current fad word of the the UK “Authorities” - AKA Government, Treasury, Bank of England, Payment Systems Regula....
Council parking meters must take cash, says Gove. - Click here to view this entry

Council parking meters must take cash, says Gove.

Tue Apr 18 2023
06/04/2023 Council parking meters must take cash, says Gove. It is excellent that Michael Gove has written to Local Councils informing them that parking meters must take cash. However, in communicating this important message, the Government Minister sought to explain his stance by stating that cash is still “Legal Tender”. Unfortunately, Legal Tender status does NOT mean that anyon....
John Redwood says “Paying should be easy and include a cash option” - Click here to view this entry

John Redwood says “Paying should be easy and include a cash option”

Tue Apr 18 2023
06/04/2023 John Redwood says “Paying should be easy and include a cash option” The Payment Choice Alliance completely agrees with John Redwood. There’s a War on Drivers going on, with “cashless” car parks one of the weapons. And, of course, this is just one part of the War on Cash, started by Mastercard in 2010. The UK is now on the Front Line of this war, as anti....
Now Majority told not to pay cash - Click here to view this entry

Now Majority told not to pay cash

Tue Apr 18 2023
28/03/2023 The majority of us have been told NOT to pay in cash: More than half of people say they've had coins and notes rejected in recent weeks It is a disgrace that many businesses are trying to force customers to stop paying using cash. Which is why the Payment Choice Alliance is insisting that the UK government pass a UK Payment Choice Act, a law that would ensure the British public ....
Free-to-Use ATMs Forced to Start Charging the British Public to Access Their Cash - Click here to view this entry

Free-to-Use ATMs Forced to Start Charging the British Public to Access Their Cash

Tue Apr 18 2023
31 Mar 2023 Free-to-Use ATMs Forced to Start Charging the British Public to Access Their Cash Independent ATM Operators are being forced to stop offering free cash withdrawals at ATMs because banks have drastically reduced over the years what they pay the Operators to allow bank customers to access cash at the UK’s Free-to-Use ATMs. Most banks now hardly operate ATMs away from their own b....
This is money - Click here to view this entry

This is money

Tue Apr 18 2023
4 Feb 2023 Both access to cash and acceptance of cash should be a legal right in the UK
thisismoney.co.uk/money/comment/article-11712839/amp/JEFF-PRESTRIDGE-Access-cash-right-MPs-uphold-it.html
Business Plus - Click here to view this entry

Business Plus

Tue Apr 18 2023
21 Feb 2023 95% of Irish citizens say they deserve Payment Choice? Are UK citizens less deserving!
businessplus.ie/news/95pc-option-pay-cash/
Largs&Millport - Click here to view this entry

Largs&Millport

Tue Apr 18 2023
23 March 2023 Patricia Gibson MP calls for legislation to safeguard cash acceptance.
largsandmillportnews.com/news/23406494.mp-patricia-gibson-calls-protection-cash-payments/

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