The Death of Cash in UK: How Contactless Payments Have Taken Over

Remember when people used to carry cash? According to The Payments Council (UK), 2015 saw the first year where contactless payments (debit cards, mobile payments and contactless cards) have overtaken the use of cash, which made up just 45.1% off all consumer payments.

There were more than a billion contactless transactions carried out in 2015, not surprising when you consider that there are over 97 million contactless cards issued in the UK. T ...

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