Can you accept Scottish notes in England?

What bank notes are legal tender in UK?

Bank of England notes are the only banknotes that are legal tender in England and Wales.

Can you still use Scottish paper notes?

The Scottish note issuing banks will continue to accept old paper based notes and there are currently no plans to change this.” Issuing banks will continue to accept all Scottish notes from their own customers. These can be either deposited into their bank account or exchanged for polymer notes.

Where can I change Scottish notes to English?

To make your life easier and get rid of the stress, you can swap them at any major bank for English notes. Nonetheless, you should have no issues shopping at major retailers. Scottish banknotes are usually accepted the closer you are to the border (in Newcastle, for example).

Are Scottish 20 notes legal tender?

The Bank of England are set to withdraw the legal tender status of the paper £20 and £50 notes after September 30 2022. After September 30 2022, people with a UK bank account will still be able to deposit the paper notes into their account.

Can old 20 notes still be used Scotland?

Yes, you are still be able to use the paper £20 note until they are withdrawn them from circulation. … The exact date on which the old notes will expire has not yet been announced, but such dates are usually revealed at least six months in advance, to give you plenty of time to get rid of your old notes.

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Can you still use paper 20 Scotland?

After 30 September 2022 Bank of England paper £20 and £50 notes will no longer be legal tender. … The three issuers of Scottish banknotes, Bank of Scotland, Clydesdale Bank and the Royal Bank of Scotland, will also withdraw their paper £20 and £50 banknotes on the same date as the Bank of England.

Is it legal to refuse cash in 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. … “It means if you have a court awarded debt against you if someone tries to settle and they’re paying in the legal tender you cannot refuse it.

Do Sainsburys accept Scottish notes?

LPT: Sainsbury’s self-service checkouts accept Scottish/Northern Irish money.