Posts Tagged: cheques

Is the sector cheering an own goal over the abolition of cheques?

On Tuesday, the charity sector celebrated an announcement from the Payments Council that it was  abandoning it target of abolishing cheques by 2018. I think there’s a possibility that the sector may be cheering an own goal. This is partly because it’s cheering the end of something that was never going to happen. The Payments… Read more »

MP ‘sees nothing but a fudge’ on phasing out of cheques

If charities thought cheques being phased out by 2018 was a foregone conclusion, they might have to think again. The Payments Council proposed the move last year and has been consulting charities and sector umbrella bodies, as well as small businesses and other groups. Many, including Citizen’s Advice and the Institute of Fundraising, had come… Read more »