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
Cheques to disappear by 2018
16 December 2009
Cheques move a step closer to extinction
25 June 2009
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