News Releases

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Cash & Cash Machines 2017 published

11th August 2017: UKFinance publishes Cash and Cash Machines 2017

Information Pack for non-Bank PSPs published

19th July 2017: New Information pack published for authorised payment and e-money institution payment service providers ("non-bank PSPs") which would like to access the UK’s interbank payment schemes directly

LINK Annual Report published

14th July 2017: LINK publishes its first ever Annual Report

New LINK ATM locator app launched

2nd May 2017: LINK announces the launch of its new free ATM locator app, the most comprehensive mobile app for finding ATMs in the UK

The LINK ATM Network announces appointment of Mark Boleat as new Chairman

16th February 2017: LINK announces the appointment of Mark Boleat as the new Chairman of Link Scheme Ltd

Consumers dash for cash with £730m withdrawn from ATMs in a single day

5th January 2017: £730 million dispensed at LINK ATMs on 23 December 2016

Consumer Council Report 2016

13th December 2016: New Report highlights how LINK continues to meet UK's access to cash needs

Christmas 2016 gets an early cash boost

9th December 2016: LINK, the UK’s ATM network reports that the first four days of December saw an increase in LINK cash withdrawals of £121million (7%)

New 24 hour, free-to-use ATM in Millisle, NI

29th November 2016: LINK welcomes the installation of a new, 24-hour access, free-to-use cash machine in Millisle, Northern Ireland.

Crimestoppers and LINK renew partnership for ninth year

18th November 2016: Crimestoppers and LINK have shown their commitment to tackling physical attacks on ATMs and card fraud by renewing their partnership

LINK marks 10 years of improved access to cash

7th October 2016: Over the past 10 years, LINK' s Financial Inclusion Programme has assisted with the introduction new ATMs in nearly 2,000 areas across the UK

Record August Bank Holiday for ATM withdrawals

2nd September 2016: LINK reports that 29th August was the busiest ever August bank holiday Monday for ATM withdrawals

Record May Day for ATM withdrawals

5th May 2016: Over £100 million more was withdrawn from the UK’s ATMs during this year’s May Day bank holiday weekend compared with last year.

New figures reveal record amount withdrawn from LINK ATMs in 2015

29th February 2016: LINK cash withdrawals in 2015 came to a record £128 billion

LINK Consumer Council 2015 Annual Report

6th January 2016: More than 250 areas get new free-to-use ATMs

Monthly record set for LINK ATMs in the UK

11th November 2015: A new record as over 183 million LINK ATM withdrawals, worth £11.2 billion made in October

LINK ATM numbers pass 70,000 for the first time

4th September 2015: New figures from LINK show the number of ATMs reached 70,180, in July a new record

Cash still King for consumers as ATM numbers reach an all-time high

21st May 2015: New report shows cash remains by far the most popular way to pay in the UK

LINK supports global ATM security forum

31st March 2015: LINK to participate in EAST Financial Crime and Security Forum on 11th/12th June 2015