Old pound dead­line on Ice

Daily Record - - NEWS -

FROZEN food chain Ice­land will con­tinue to ac­cept the old pound coin un­til the end of the month, de­spite it ceas­ing to be le­gal ten­der from mid­night on Sun­day.

Af­ter Oc­to­ber 15, busi­nesses can stop ac­cept­ing the round pound and they will not be able to give it out as change.

Tesco will al­low cus­tomers to pay with the old-style coins for a week af­ter the dead­line.

Pound­land will ac­cept the old £1 un­til Oc­to­ber 31.

Ma­jor banks have said cus­tomers can con­tinue to pay old round pounds into their ac­counts af­ter Sun­day.

Peo­ple can also con­tinue to de­posit them into any of their usual high street bank ac­counts through any post of­fice.

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