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Will you visit an ATM this week?

Weekly ATM value and volume figures 11 April 2021. Key observations for week ending 11 April 2021 Last week ATM transactions decreased by 2.4 million (when compared to the previous week). Last week’s ATM transactions were 4.9 million more than the equivalent week in 2020. Weekly ATM use has increased by 24% compared to the equivalent week in 2020. Weekly […]

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Webinar: Did Covid-19 kill cash? A look at cash use in 2020

Covid-19 has had an unprecedented effect on people’s lives. Analysing this through the lense of consumer payments, the lockdown measures have had a colossal impact on the majority of businesses as they were forced to shut and people remained indoors in an effort to fight the virus. These measures suppressed normal behaviour and, as a result, suppressed normal spending patterns: […]

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Will you visit an ATM this month?

Weekly ATM value and volume figures 4 April 2021. Key observations for week ending 4 April 2021 Last week ATM transactions increased by 1.7 million (when compared to the previous week). Last week’s ATM transactions were 7.5 million more than the equivalent week in 2020. Weekly ATM use has increased by 37% compared to the equivalent week in 2020. Weekly […]

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Did you visit an ATM this week?

Weekly ATM value and volume figures 28 March 2021. Key observations comparing the last “Stay at Home” week under Lockdown 3.0 with the first week experienced under Lockdown 1.0 Last week ATM transactions increased by 0.6 million (when compared to the previous week). Last week’s ATM transactions were 4.9 million more than the equivalent week in 2020. Weekly ATM use […]

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Will you visit an ATM this week?

Weekly ATM value and volume figures 21 March 2021. Key observations on the anniversary of Lockdown 1.0 as we look at the statistics from last week compared to the final week leading up to the “Stay at home” announcement on 23 March 2020. Last week ATM transactions increased by 0.3 million (when compared to the previous week). Last week’s ATM […]

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Will you visit an ATM this week?

Weekly ATM value and volume figures 14 March 2021. Key observations for the week ending 14 March: Last week ATM transactions decreased by 0.4 million (when compared to the previous week). Last week’s ATM transactions were 17.2 million less than the equivalent week in 2020. With the impact from Lockdown 3.0 continuing, weekly ATM use has reduced by 41% (compared […]

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Will you visit an ATM this month?

Weekly ATM value and volume figures 7 March 2021. Key observations for the week ending 7 March: Last week ATM transactions decreased by 0.6 million (when compared to the previous week). Last week’s ATM transactions were 18.5 million less than the equivalent week in 2020. With the impact from Lockdown 3.0 continuing, weekly ATM use has reduced by 42% (compared […]

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Did you visit an ATM last week?

Weekly ATM value and volume figures 28 February 2021. Key observations for the week ending 28 February: Last week ATM transactions increased by 1.9 million (when compared to the previous week). Last week’s ATM transactions were 18.7 million less than the equivalent week in 2020. With the impact from Lockdown 3.0 continuing, weekly ATM use has reduced by 41% (compared […]

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Will you visit an ATM this week?

Weekly ATM value and volume figures 21 February 2021. Key observations for the week ending 21 February: Last week ATM transactions increased by 1.3 million (when compared to the previous week). Last week’s ATM transactions were 18.3 million less than the equivalent week in 2020. With the impact from Lockdown 3.0 continuing, weekly ATM use has reduced by 43% (compared […]

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Will you visit an ATM this week?

Weekly ATM value and volume figures 14 February 2021. Key observations for the week ending 14 February: Last week ATM transactions decreased by 0.9 million (when compared to the previous week). Last week’s ATM transactions were 19.2 million less than the equivalent week in 2020. With the impact from Lockdown 3.0 continuing, weekly ATM use has reduced by 45% (compared […]

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Decimalisation Day

It may have taken 300 years after the first campaign for the decimalisation of our currency but 50 years ago yesterday (15 February 1971) it happened – the UK celebrated a currency change called D-Day (or Decimalisation Day). Decimalisation Day occurred in the middle of a seven week postal strike, when the average house cost £4,265 and a pint of […]

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Will you visit an ATM this month?

Weekly ATM value and volume figures 7 February 2021. Key observations for week ending 7 February: Last week ATM transactions decreased by 0.6 million (when compared to the previous week). Last week’s ATM transactions were 19.6 million less than the equivalent week in 2020. With the impact from Lockdown 3.0 continuing, weekly ATM use has reduced by 45% (compared to […]

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Cash: A quick history lesson

The world’s first true coins are widely believed to have been minted in Lydia in Asia Minor around 640BC. They were made of an alloy of gold and silver called electrum and were probably made in order to guarantee the purity of the constituent metal. The next phase in the evolution of currency was the invention of paper money. The […]

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Will you visit an ATM this week?

Weekly ATM value and volume figures 31 January 2021. Key observations for week ending 31 January: Last week ATM transactions increased by 1.9 million (when compared to the previous week). Last week’s ATM transactions were 21.2 million less than the equivalent week in 2020. With the impact from Lockdown 3.0 continuing, weekly ATM use has reduced by 46% (compared to […]

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Will you visit an ATM this week?

Weekly ATM value and volume figures 24 January 2021. Key observations for week ending 24 January: Last week ATM transactions increased by 0.4 million (when compared to the previous week). Last week’s ATM transactions were 21.1 million less than the equivalent week in 2020. With the impact from Lockdown 3.0 continuing, weekly ATM use has reduced by 48% (compared to […]