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Will you visit an ATM this year?

Weekly ATM value and volume figures 17 January 2021. Key observations for week ending 17 January: Last week ATM transactions increased by just 0.2 million (when compared to the previous week). Last week’s ATM transactions were 19.8 million less than the equivalent week in 2020. With the impact from Lockdown 3.0 continuing, weekly ATM use has reduced by 47% (compared […]

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Will you visit an ATM this year?

Weekly ATM value and volume figures 10 January 2021. Key observations for week ending 10 January: Last week ATM transactions increased by 1.4 million (when compared to the previous week). Last week’s ATM transactions were 19.0 million less than the equivalent week in 2020. After some recovery during December, weekly ATM use has reduced by 46% (compared to the equivalent […]

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Has Cash Been Cancelled? A manifesto

On ITV Tonight Adnan Sarwar reported on a cashless society – the programme was called: ‘Has Cash Been Cancelled?” As the UK transitions to a digital society it is inevitable that the use of physical cash will decline – a transition that has been accelerated by the COVID pandemic. Against the backdrop of the views expressed on tonights ITV programme […]

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Did you visit an ATM last year?

Weekly ATM value and volume figures 3 January 2021. Key observations for week ending 3 January: Last week ATM transactions decreased by 5.6 million (when compared to the previous week). Last week’s ATM transactions were 17.9 million less than the equivalent week in 2019. After some recovery during December weekly ATM use reduced by 46% (compared to the equivalent week […]

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Did you visit an ATM last week?

Weekly ATM value and volume figures 27 December 2020. Key observations for week ending 27 December: Last week ATM transactions decreased by 5.6 million (when compared to the previous week). Last week’s ATM transactions were 10.9 million less than the equivalent week in 2019. Weekly ATM use has reduced by 29% (compared to equivalent week in 2019). Weekly LINK ATM […]

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Did you visit an ATM last week?

Weekly ATM value and volume figures 20 December 2020. Key observations for week ending 20 December: Last week ATM transactions increased by 1.1 million (when compared to the previous week). Last week’s ATM transactions were 19.6 million less than the equivalent week in 2019. Weekly ATM use has reduced by 38% (compared to equivalent week in 2019). Weekly LINK ATM […]

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Did you visit an ATM last week?

Weekly ATM value and volume figures 13 December 2020. Key observations for week ending 13 December: Last week ATM transactions increased by just 0.1 million (when compared to the previous week). Last week’s ATM transactions were 17.4 million less than the equivalent week in 2019. Weekly ATM use has reduced by 36% (compared to equivalent week in 2019). Weekly LINK […]

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No (seasonal) queue yet at the ATM

The latest UK’s cash habits (week ending 6 December): ATM transactions increased by 2.7 million (when compared to the previous week). ATM transactions were 18.6 million less than the equivalent week in 2019. Weekly ATM use has reduced by 38% (compared to equivalent week in 2019). The final weekend of the lockdown clearly took its toll on cash usage with the volume of transactions falling back to a […]

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Where has all the money gone?

In a recent Forbes article Dave Birch asks where has all the money gone? The use of cash is going down but the amount of cash out there is going up. Where is it all? In the UK, a committee of MPs has said that the Bank of England should be trying to track down £50bn of “missing” UK currency. […]

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No (seasonal) queue yet at the ATM?

Weekly ATM value and volume figures 6 December 2020. Key observations for week ending 6 December: Last week ATM transactions increased by 2.7 million (when compared to the previous week). Last week’s ATM transactions were 18.6 million less than the equivalent week in 2019. Weekly ATM use has reduced by 38% (compared to equivalent week in 2019). The final weekend […]

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Did you visit an ATM last week?

Weekly ATM value and volume figures 29 November 2020. Key observations for week ending 29 November: Last week ATM transactions increased by 1.2million (when compared to the previous week). Last week’s ATM transactions were 22million less than the equivalent week in 2019. Weekly ATM use has reduced by 44% (compared to equivalent week in 2019). From 1 December all trackers […]

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(Still) no queue at the ATM

Weekly ATM value and volume figures 22 November 2020. Key observations for week ending 22 November: Week ending 22 November saw a new low in weekly ATM transactions at 26.7m (a reduction of just 0.1m) – the lowest weekly volume of ATM transactions since early summer. Weekly ATM use has reduced by 43% (compared to equivalent week in 2019). Weekly […]

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No queue at the ATM

Weekly ATM value and volume figures 15 November 2020. Key observations for week ending 15 November: Week ending 15 November saw a new low in weekly ATM transactions at 26.8m – the lowest weekly volume of ATM transactions since early summer. The value of ATM transactions on Saturday 14 November was down by 46% (compared to equivalent day in 2019). […]

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Quid notes out – pound coins in

On this day (12 November) in 1984 the BBC reported that the English pound note was to disappear after more than 150 years. News of the familiar green £1 note’s withdrawal had just been announced by the then Chancellor, Nigel Lawson, when he made his autumn statement in parliament. Mr Lawson said the note – popularly known as a “quid” […]

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Have you been to the ATM this week?

Weekly ATM value and volume figures 8 November 2020. Key observations for week ending 8 November: Sunday’s (1 November) ‘dash for cash continued on Monday (2 November) which was the busiest Monday for ATMs since March with £238m dispensed. The ‘dash’ tailed off after a couple of days and week ending 8 November saw the lowest weekly volume of ATM […]

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Latest ATM value and volume figures.

Weekly ATM value and volume figures 1 November 2020. Key observations for week ending 1 November: Sunday saw a ‘dash for cash‘ equating to an 18% increase to £174m in the value of cash taken from LINK ATMs when compared to the previous Sunday. Monday was the busiest Monday for ATMs since March with £238m dispensed. Even with Sunday’s dash […]