Cashback without a purchase to become law

Customer paying for a drink at a pub bar

Corner shops, cafes and pubs will soon be allowed to give you cashback without you having to make a purchase first, under new government legislation.

The government has backed an amendment to its Financial Services Bill which has almost completed its passage through parliament, meaning it will soon become law.

Which? has been campaigning that the government to take immediate action to protect cash access for the millions who rely on it, and this move is a welcome step forward.

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