Do UK banks accept Scottish notes?
Scottish notes aren’t legal tender in England or Scotland. Debit cards, cheques and contactless aren’t legal tender anywhere.
Can I pay Scottish notes into my bank account?
The shortest of answers is yes, but no business is legally obliged to accept your money. In England, no business is legally forced to accept banknotes printed by the Scottish and Northern Irish banks.
What banks accept Scottish notes?
Three banks in Scotland are authorised to issue notes: Bank of Scotland, Clydesdale Bank and Royal Bank of Scotland. There are also four note-issuing banks in Northern Ireland: Bank of Ireland; AIB Group (which trades as First Trust Bank in Northern Ireland), Northern Bank and Ulster Bank.
Can you exchange Scottish notes in England?
Basically you can spend Scottish & Irish money anywhere in the UK as it is a legal tender denominated and backed by sterling the currency the bank of England notes are issued in.
Do Sainsbury’s accept Scottish money?
LPT: Sainsbury’s self-service checkouts accept Scottish/Northern Irish money.
Do Morrisons accept Scottish notes?
Morrisons insisted that “unfortunately, it is no longer a requirement to accept Scottish or Northern Irish notes” but that “some of our stores still take them”. The email added: “This would be the same in Scotland. They may take English notes but are under no obligation to.
Do Tesco accept Scottish notes?
Do you accept Scottish and Irish banknotes in all your UK stores? Yes. We’re happy to accept all Sterling banknotes in our stores.
Will Barclays accept Scottish notes?
English banks (Barclays, Nat West) don’t normally have Scottish notes in their atm’s. In London, I find stores such as M&S accept them, the manned ticket office will probably accept them but the machines may not.
Does Natwest accept Scottish notes?
All Royal Bank of Scotland and Ulster banknotes (as with all Scottish and Northern Irish banknotes) remain legal currency, will not be withdrawn from circulation in the same way as the Bank of England notes, and have no end date for acceptance.
Does the post office accept Scottish notes?
Yes. The Post Office will continue to accept pay ins of Scottish paper banknotes.
Can cash be refused UK?
According to the Money Saving Expert, shops are legally allowed to refuse cash payment for items as long as they are not discriminating against the customer. The issue was mentioned on the ITV’s ‘The Martin Lewis Money Show’, where the discussion of legal tender was brought up.
Which Scottish notes are out of circulation?
The previous series of Royal Bank of Scotland notes, originally issued in 1987, is in the process of being replaced by polymer notes: the Committee of Scottish Bankers encouraged the public to spend or exchange non-polymer five and ten pound notes before 1 March 2018, which have now been withdrawn from circulation.
Do Mcdonalds accept Scottish notes?
The vast majority of McDonald’s UK restaurants accept Scottish banknotes.”
Does Scotland accept English money?
The answer is… of course you can! Our Scottish currency is the British Pound (GBP) and all notes that say “Pound Sterling” are accepted. Both Scottish and English notes are widely used in Scotland. We use the same coins in Scotland and England, so they are fine too.