UK Shoppers Use Cards More Than Cash for the First Time in History

The digital age has gobbled up quite a few physical-world products. Why clutter up your house with CDs, DVDs and books when you can store them all on your laptop, smartphone or Kindle? Now, it seems, there's a new casualty: money. Read More >>

“Card Clash” Between Oyster and Credit Cards Messes With 2,000 Tube Passengers a Day

"Avoid card clash" may be a warning as regularly heard as "mind the gap" when venturing onto London's tube system once Transport for London introduces contactless credit card payments for journeys next month. It's found that as many as 2,000 passengers a day are experiencing "card clash", when the readers at station barriers scan a contactless-enabled bank card instead of an Oyster card transport pass. According to the TfL report: Read More >>

Commuter Cashback Scheme May Encourage Londoners to Walk or Bike to Work

London's Mayor is open to considering a scheme that would enhance the part-time travelcard scheme with new incentives for commuters, including a plan that could hand out cash rebates on season tickets for days when travellers dare to cycle or walk instead. Read More >>

London Buses to Go Cashless This Summer

Londoners will need to protect their Oyster Cards with their lives come the summer, as all buses are to go cashless. Read More >>