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  • Costs of cash versus costs of electronic payment instruments
  • Cash is efficient

Small UK businesses prefer cash

A recent study found that small businesses in the UK prefer running on cash as the cost-benefits are greater. Consumers also have a preference for it, particularly those with less disposable income.
Mar 03, 2017
  • Cash covers a broad range of transactions
  • Cash is universal

UK payments forecast

Cash remains the #1 payment method in the UK according to Payments UK annual report.
Feb 14, 2017

Cardholders affected by a new kind of attack

Tesco bank customers attacked in November 2016 were most probably victim of the new hacking technique called the "Distributed Guessing Attack", a University of Newcastle study shows.
Jan 12, 2017
  • Cash is efficient

CPO Report: the State of Cash

The State of Cash report is elaborated by the Cash Product Office of the US Federal Reserve and aims to provide information about the use of cash by studying US consumers' payment behaviours and preferences.
Dec 12, 2016
  • Cash connects people

Thinking small to be big: the approach of community currencies

Cash is a modern tool that has evolved over time. Today, it could turn out to be the solution to current societal problems, including economic stagnation: simply think small for the benefit of the bigger picture.
Nov 10, 2016
  • Cash is efficient

Cash is most widely used payment mechanism in the UK

In 2015, cash was the most commonly used payment mechanism in the UK. 70,270 ATMs generated 2.8 billion withdrawals for an amount of £194 billion.
Sep 30, 2016
  • Cash is trust

Norges Bank commits to ensuring an efficient and robust cash cycle

Norges Bank will continue to satisfy public demand for banknotes and coins and ensure that cash can function as an efficient means of payment.
Jul 18, 2016
  • Cash is efficient

Who Uses Mobile Payments? - The Pew Charitable Trust

46% of American adults have made a mobile payment. But the use of cash is a barrier to adoption, because cash cannot be easily uploaded on a smartphone.
Jun 28, 2016
  • Cash is efficient

How to Improve the Cost-Efficiency of Cash in Europe: the Single Euro Cash Area - European Payments Council

The European Payments Council has updated its SECA framework, with the aim of reducing the cost of cash and improving its quality and trustworthiness.
Jun 24, 2016
  • Cash is universal

Who Holds Cash? - Cash Product Office - Federal Reserve System

64.2% of the US population always hold cash and 89% hold cash to some extent.
Jun 20, 2016

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