Summer Cash Boost
16 August 2012: Cash withdrawals up by 4.6% during the Olympics compared to same period last year.
LINK supports PhD at Central St Martins
8 February 2012: LINK and Central St Martins School of Art and Design announce a new PhD to study ATM design and processes to improve customers' experience and security.
Cash demand remains up in 2011
14 December 2011: LINK reports that the value of LINK cash withdrawals for the first eleven days of December has risen by 6.6% to £4 billion.
Charity giving at LINK ATMs
23 May 2011: LINK announces that UK banks, building societies and cash machine operators have unanimously agreed to work together to enable charity giving at UK cash machines.
EAPS transaction volumes continue to increase year-on-year
20 April 2011: EAPS, the Euro Alliance of Payment Schemes, has announced that two million European cross-border transactions were undertaken in 2010 using its payment framework. This represents an increase of more than 100% compared to 2009.
Metro Bank joins LINK ATM network
29 July 2010: Metro Bank, Britain’s first new high street bank in over 150 years, has joined the LINK ATM network, giving its customers access to the entire UK cash machine network.
Increased transaction flows demonstrate widening acceptance of EAPS to unite independent card scheme networks
4th of May, 2010 – Brussels: ATM transaction flows under the Euro Alliance of Payment Schemes (EAPS), which unites European debit card schemes, have increased thanks to Consorzio Bancomat and Zentraler Kreditausschuss opening up the Italian and German processing gateways, SIA-SSB and CardProcess, under the EAPS framework to support their agreement to allow each other’s cardholders to withdraw cash from their respective ATM networks.
Cash use defies recession
24 February 2009: LINK, the operator of the UK's cash machine (ATM) network, reports that around one in three people have changed the way they use cash because of the current economic climate.
Young People Can’t Survive Without Their Mobile Phone
17 October 2007: Young people are almost as dependent on their mobile phones as they are on cash. According to new research commissioned by LINK, these are the two items that 18 to 24 year olds see as basic necessities.
Voca and LINK get green light from OFT to merge
London, 3 May 2007: The companies behind the Faster Payments initiative, Voca and LINK were today given formal approval by the Office of Fair Trading to merge. The new merged group will be known as VocaLINK.
Voca and LINK announce intention to merge
London, 6 March 2007: Payment services companies Voca Ltd (“Voca”) and LINK Interchange Network Ltd (“LINK”) have announced an intention to merge to create VocaLINK Ltd (“VocaLINK”).
Survey of cash machine usage - National
16 August 2006: Men and women in the UK have very different attitudes to accessing and carrying cash according to a You Gov survey of 2,300 people commissioned by the LINK, operator of the UK Cash Machine Network.
Survey of cash machine usage - Regional
16 August 2006: Across the UK there are very different attitudes to accessing and carrying cash according to a You Gov survey of 2,300 people commissioned by LINK, operator of the UK Cash Machine Network.