Shops will accept supermarket trolleys as payment instead of new £1 coins

Shops will accept supermarket trolleys as payment instead of new £1 coins

  Thousands of shops in the UK will ignore the Royal Mint’s deadline to stop accepting the old £1 coins and will happily receive payment in supermarket trolleys instead.   A small business trade organisation representing 170,000 companies, has advised its members to accept the trolleys as payment because the changeover period for the new…

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Tesco says a plastic carrier bag is for life, not just for Christmas

Tesco says a plastic carrier bag is for life, not just for Christmas

  Tesco will stop selling its 5p plastic carrier bag at the end of the month and will encourage the use of 10p ‘bags for life’ by adopting the slogan, ‘a bag is for life, not just for Christmas.’   The retailer says that thoughtless people who purchase 5p carrier bags on a whim after…

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