24th January 2013 - Annual Coin Forum 

Cash Services 2013 forum objective was ‘To provide information on key trends and forecasts for cash and other payment mechanisms; encourage debate between the broad spectrum of stakeholders in the UK coin industry; and provide the opportunity to learn about some of the current and future challenges for all players’. 

Speakers included; CEO Payments Council, CEO The Royal Mint, Operations Director Coinstar and Head of Policy and Market Units, Payments Council.

All documents are available as part of Cash Services Membership.

 

21st May 2015 - Annual Coin Forum 

The 2015 Forum was timed to coincide with the publication of the annual report, “Cash & Cash Machines”. 

Guest speakers at the event included LINK’s Head of Strategy, the Head of the Bank of England’s Note Operations Division and the Royal Mint’s Industry Liaison Manager.  Over 60 attendees from a variety of sectors discussed the future demand for cash, the growth of alternative payment methods and the forthcoming modernisation of the currency (both notes and coin). 

The Forum ended with a session on moving towards a “Cash Lite” society, the demographics that would be affected by such a change and the ability of cash suppliers to continue to meet customer needs.

23rd January 2014 - Annual Coin Forum 

Cash Services 2014 forum objective was to ‘Explore in more detail the potential implications for any decline in demand for cash brought about by the increased use of alternative payment types and to understand more about the trials outside of the United Kingdom on removing lower denomination coins’. 

Speakers included Senior Manager- National Payments Programmes at the Central Bank of Ireland, Head of Card Payments Policy Unit at The UK Cards Association, Bus Policy Manager at Transport for London and Senior Advisor at Policy and Market Unit, Payments Council.

All documents are available as part of Cash Services Membership.

 

26th January 2016 - Business Breakfast

A Business Breakfast session was held in January 2016 to reiterate Cash Services’ objectives and update our members on the tasks undertaken in the last 12 months.  These have included extensive work to model the transition to polymer notes and the new £1 coin, the enhanced presentation and alignment of industry risks and the forging of new links with Northern Ireland. 

The session concluded with a discussion around the future of coin and what safeguards can be implemented to ensure its long term future.