P543 Teletext 543 Jan 2 00:11:00       —————————————————————————————————  WILL EUROCHEQUES DISAPPEAR SOON? Dear Teletext, I have been reading a good deal in the press about the likely demise of Eurocheques? I have found them an extremely easy and convenient method of paymentn0 s it true that Eurocheques are likely to disappear? Julie, 'jlmslow, Cheshire ——————————————————————————————————1/5—— Got a question for our advice clinic? Write to: Advice Clinic, PO Box 297, London SW6 1XT or fax: 0171 386 7808 Property Mortgages Savings Euro Money
P543 Teletext 543 Jan 2 00:10:11       —————————————————————————————————  'JLL EUROCHEQUES DISAPPEAR SOON? Most of the major clearing banks are keeping Eurocheques going, at least for the time being. Midland Bank, while acknowledging they are still available, emphasises they are currently under review. The same is true of customers of Barclays which is still offering Eurocheques for the foreseeable future. Barclays charges 2% commission for each transaction, but Midland charges 1.5%. ——————————————————————————————————2/5—— Got a question for our advice clinic? Write to: Advice Clinic, PO Box 297, London SW6 1XT or fax: 0171 386 7808 Property Mortgages Savings Euro Money
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P543 Teletext 543 Jan 2 00:11:00       —————————————————————————————————  WILL EUROCHEQUES DISAPPEAR SOON? The major banks admit Eurocheques are declining in popularity and have been doing so for some time. Lloyds TSB has seen such a drop in the use of Eurocheques that it is pulling out of the market altogether. Eurocheques are no longer available for new customers and will be withdrawn completely for existing customers at the end of next year. ——————————————————————————————————4/5—— Got a question for our advice clinic? Write to: ADVICE CLINIC, PO Box 297 London,SW6 1XT or fax: 0171 386 7808 Property Mortgages Savings Euro Money
P543 Teletext 543 Jan 2 00:11:01       —————————————————————————————————  'JLL EUROCHEQUES DISAPPEAR SOON? Eurocheques were once a popular payment method in more than 40 countries. However, the banks point out that paying with plastic has taken over in popularity. As far as Lloyds TSB is concerned, just 225,000 of its 17 million customers have Eurocheques and less than 50% actually use them. Lloyds TSB charges Eurocheque users 2% commission for each transaction. ——————————————————————————————————5/5—— Got a question for our advice clinic? TELETEXT INTERACTIVE GAMES p200 C4 Property Mortgages Savings Euro Money