When was the last time you paid for something in cash? If you're struggling to remember, you're certainly not alone. The UK has been one of the fastest adopters of digital payments, so it's no surprise that the shares of banknote printer De La Rue have fallen by more than 75% over the past two years.
The UK is considered to be one of the most cashless societies in the world, and it is easy to forget that other countries are far behind. Even the US, home of Big Tech, lags behind the UK in terms of contactless payments.