June 18, 2024



UK gives 100 days to spend last £ 14.5bn of paper banknotes


The Bank of England said people holding £ 14.5 billion in old paper banknotes have just 100 days to spend or deposit the money before it becomes worthless.

The UK central bank said about 477 million of Britain’s last remaining banknotes printed on paper remain in the hands of the public but will cease to be legal tender after September 30.

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