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MPs call for cheque guarantee card return

An organisation which sets payment methods should consider reintroducing the cheque guarantee card, MPs said

24 August 2011

Cheques will NOT be axed after U-turn

The move, which ends the proposed abolition of cheques in 2018, has been met with joy by elderly charities

12 July 2011

Switching bank accounts to be made easier

The Payments Council has this week announced plans to make it easier for consumers to switch bank accounts

6 July 2011

Cheque guarantee cards to be abolished tomorrow

From 30 June these cards, used to guarantee cheque payments in shops, will no longer be accepted

29 June 2011

PlayStation users' data stolen in hack: what should you do?

Millions of Sony PlayStation users have been warned their personal information, including credit card details, may have been stolen

27 April 2011

Warning over bank holiday cheques

Consumers were warned today that cheques could currently take up to two weeks to clear because of the high number of bank holidays

26 April 2011

Treasury Committee to reopen cheques enquiry

Banks stand accused of ignoring the needs of millions of vulnerable people by pressing ahead with plans to phase out cheques

14 April 2011