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...
How Brexit Could Affect e-Commerce

How Brexit Could Affect e-Commerce

Britain is fully immersed in e-commerce culture. 86% of the UK have shopped online during 2017, according to Eurostat, and this number will likely only increase over time. However. the impact of Brexit is currently unknown, and this has left things uncertain for...