LINK recommends that people take the same hygiene precautions for contact with surfaces whenever they are using ATMs, spending cash, or making payments - washing your hands as soon as possible and refraining, if possible, from touching the eyes, nose and mouth.
LINK has committed to maintain the broad geographical coverage of the ATM network in the UK and to publish data on progress against this.
LINK publishes its July report.
Effectively every cash machine in the UK is connected to LINK, and is the only way banks and building societies can offer their customers access to cash across the whole of the UK.
All the UK's main debit and ATM card issuers are LINK members.
So far, 57 communities across the UK have benefited from the initiative. Consumers in some locations are saving as much as £40,000 a year as a result of installations. LINK expects to install another 40 by the end of 2021.Read more...