The Benefits Of Chip And Pin

The Benefits Of Chip And Pin

Chip and pin was introduced on a test basis in the UK in 2003, with the PIN (personal identification number) replacing signature authorisation. In 2006, chip and pin was rolled out across the nation and use became a requirement for shops.   What is chip and pin?...
How Clean is your Cash?

How Clean is your Cash?

Cash use has declined rapidly amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, with serious questions surrounding its virus spreading potential, but should cash’s reputation have slumped sooner? There are over 3.9 billion Bank of England notes in circulation, totalling around £71...
Cash and Covid-19

Cash and Covid-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an astronomical impact on every aspect of everyday life, with cash being no exception.   While cash payments were on the decline pre-pandemic, the card movement was largely consumer-led, with many, especially smaller, vendors...