Cash access vital for Elderly

Consumers should be given a guarantee that they will have access to cash, says Age UK.

The charity warned that many would face being excluded from society if they could not get hold of notes and coins.

Cash use in purchases fell sharply during the pandemic, as lockdowns reduced the options for spending. This accelerated a trend of falling use of notes and coins in transactions.

Commenting on the article, Debs Wilkinson – co-owner of Deckchair Care said:
“Even though, when we do shopping for our clients we add it to their monthly bill, they still need access to cash for day to day spend. Cheque’s too are also still essential for our clients and seem to be being phased out.”

Read more about the article on the bbc website or AGE Uk.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-57611460

https://www.ageuk.org.uk

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