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Government urged to protect access to cash for most vulnerable

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Which? research shows at risk groups reliant on cash during lockdown despite overall fall in use Vulnerable people risk being unable to access the money they need to pay for goods and services, unless the government acts to support the “fragile” cash system, the consumer group Which? has warned. The coronavirus crisis has accelerated the adoption of contactless and other cashless transactions across the UK and led to sharp drops in ATM use as more people shop online or opt for what they perceive to be safer payment methods.
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