YourCash Blog

The YourCash blog page is where we like to share ideas, money saving tips, information and thoughts that we hope our visitors will find informative and helpful.  From getting ready for Uni to ATM technology…it’s all here. 


ATMs and the living wage

09th February 2016
How ATMs can help towards supporting retailers and the new living wage. From April 2016, the government will be introducing a new mandatory national living wage (NLW) for workers aged 25 and above, that will lead to a £910 per annum increase in earnings for a full-time worker on the current national minimum wage. And for small retail businesses – this change in the NLW could create a major deficit in the bottom line.  Now is... CONTINUE READING

Cash at Christmas!

08th January 2016
Cash at Christmas - savvy budgeting tool?  We like to think so! So here we are…2016 has arrived, presents have been exchanged, waistlines have expanded and the credit card bill is imminent…or is it? In December, we commissioned a survey of over 1,000 people on their spending habits at Christmas and it threw us a couple of eye brow raising results! Tech Savvy Millennials... Over 60% of 18-24 year olds prefer to shop with cash at Christmas! This result did surprise us, especially as the Millennials are a tech savvy bunch, but it’s great to see they prefer using cash to stick to a budget – and this is further strengthened with our... CONTINUE READING

An American Perspective on the European ATM Market

06th October 2015
Toothbrush…check.  Cell phone…check.  Debit card…check. I’m all packed up and fully armed with all the essentials for my “English Adventure”!  Little did I know that I was going to run headlong into a difficult truth of UK commerce where merchants prefer cash!  In fact, to call it their “preference” is a little bit like saying “some English folks enjoy their football”!  Many (and I mean a lot of) merchants will accept cash and ONLY cash!   And,... CONTINUE READING

It’s our fifth birthday!

01st October 2015
The first of October 2010 – an important date to remember, because it's our birthday! Turning five is a big milestone for YourCash – we have helped thousands of merchants offer an additional service to their customers, while giving consumers quick and easy access to their cash. To say thank you for joining us on this exciting and ever expanding journey, here’s five reasons why we are celebrating five years of YourCash:  1.  Since becoming... CONTINUE READING

Cash: Here to Stay – An Interview with Jenny Campbell

28th September 2015
In a response to the Bank of England releasing their quarterly report regarding the usage of cash, London’s Share Radio turned to long time industry leader and CEO of YourCash, Jenny Campbell.  Anxious to gain perspective for consumers and businesses alike, the interview focused on Jenny’s insights into the growing belief that cash as we know it, is somehow on the decline.  She argues that nothing could be farther from the truth.  According to Jenny,... CONTINUE READING

Case Study: ATM in Shipley Garden & Aquatic Centre, Heanor, Derbyshire

22nd September 2015
       “...even though it’s just been   installed, the ATM is already   exceeding my expectations...”     James Beale, who runs Shipley Garden and Aquatic Centre in Shipley with his sister and brother-in-law, is one of the first customers to have a YourCash Free to Use cash machine installed through the HTA member scheme. He chose to work with YourCash, following an introductory phone call from the European cash machine provider. He... CONTINUE READING

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